This is how we spent cinco de mayo. See our lovely traditional outfits? Me neither. I just was not up to planning and cooking on that day. “Never fear,” I told me crew, “we’ll go out for a Mexican feast!” When it came time to go eat we had trouble deciding on a restaurant. We . . . → Read More: Texas Land & Cattle
Go Big Red Cake
1/2 cup butter-softened 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 2 ounces red food coloring 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 teaspoon soda
3 tablespoons flour 1 cup milk 1 cup sugar 1 cup butter 1 teaspoon vanilla
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You think any of them will remember that I was there? Last Easter we had a tummy bug and had to postpone our meal. Sickness once again fell upon our household, but I was well thankfully! I stayed home from church with my two oldest girls and the baby. I was glad we had listened . . . → Read More: Easter 2012
One of these days I’ll realize that I just can’t do everything I used to be able to do…or will I? Jason asked for a taco dinner with all the fixings and a banana cream pie for his birthday. My gift to him, at least in part, is the desired meal made with love.
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Here is the super simple meal I threw together for our St. Patrick’s Day Celebration! I was so excited when I found shamrock shaped ravioli! The package said it was imported from Ireland and assured me it was an Irish tradition, but aside from that I don’t think anything else was actually Irish, but green . . . → Read More: St. Patrick’s Day Menu
On the evening before St. Patrick’s Day I placed all the necessary items for a simple but festive breakfast on the table. The next morning Bobby woke me up at six in the morning and wouldn’t go back to sleep. Reluctantly I got up, but I was SO tired. When he got sleepy again around . . . → Read More: Our St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast
I had a bright (pun intended) idea to have a yellow food menu to bring in spring! I know I do crazy, silly things, but it’s FUN! We brainstormed yellow foods that would be easy to throw together as it was going to be a busy day. This is what we came up with:
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When we first got married, I was teaching full time and taking six graduate hours each semester, while my husband was finishing his degree. So two years later when my husband took his first job, I was able to stay home and focus my efforts on being a wife and homemaker.
We didn’t have any . . . → Read More: Baking my Husband’s First Birthday Cake from Me
I haven’t been as organized this year. I know we’re doing something special today, but I’m not positive exactly what! Never the less I picked up some of my favorite green foods so that I’d have something to work with! Here we go….
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It’s hard to believe this was four years ago!
I always look for fun things to help me celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the dollar section in the stores. This particular year I found these tiaras and sashes and decided we were going to have our very own St. Patrick’s . . . → Read More: St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Children