I won these cute “korker” bows at Mandi’s blog Sweet as Sugar Candy. Mandi has her own boutique on ebay where she sells these. Aren’t they adorable? Of course, my models are adorable, too. Now if I could only get them to cooperate for photos a little better. . . Thanks, Mandi! You made my day!
Is anyone else ready to forget the rich, decadent foods of the Thanksgiving holiday and get back to your normal weekly fare? I am! This week’s menu is about as plain as one can get, with plenty of opportunities for eating leftovers thrown in. Here’s what we’re having this week: Monday: crockpot beef roast, carrots, … [Read more…]
I am in my fourth year of teaching freshman composition at a local community college as a part-time instructor. This semester, I chose Willa Cather’s My Antonia and O.E. Rolvaag’s Giants in the Earth as our class novels. While my classes’ reactions to the novels were mixed, I found both novels interesting and compelling for their depiction of humanity and … [Read more…]
Today’s kitchen tip deals with organizing recipes. I have a confession to make: I am a hoarder of food magazines. With my subscription to Light & Tasty, in addition to other miscellaneous publications I have collected over the years, I have so many recipes that I was forever trying (and liking) a new one, only to … [Read more…]
I’m a little late with my menu plan today. We had a hectic weekend. Steady Eddie and I sponsor our church’s Bible quiz team, so we took about ten children to a competition 2 1/2 hours away from home on Saturday. On Friday, a very beloved member of our congregation had died after having a … [Read more…]