Saturday, May 31, 2008

Word!

See how well you can do...
I scored 75/100. I guess not to bad considering how long its been. Thanks to Tib for the fun!

I was Rad
I scored 65% on the
Take the 80s quizby SheGoddess: How to lose weight

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Which Disney Princess are you?


You Are Jasmine!

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Independent and adventurous. You don't want much; just to break out of the guilded cage society has put you in and experience life to the fullest. Following orders isn't really one of your strong points, and you would rather live a life of poverty than being forced into something that you hate.


Which Disney Princess Are You?

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Tiburon is hosting a giveaway!

Its a mystery! Go on over and check it out!! You can find her blog here. Have fun and good luck!

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Makin chili!



I decided to make chili for dinner tonight.. its cheap and easy, and you can feed a bunch on it!! Hmm.. that sounds.. wierd.. ... anyway....
I started by choppin up my green pepper.












I added that in a big pot along with 1.5 pounds of lean ground beef and a big chopped up onion.















I peeled some garlic, don't forget to add it to your compost bowl? Now, everyone should have a compost bowl. Our garden is growing so incredibly nice, and I believe its from all the rich soil for our compost pile.






Mince your garlic right into the pot.. yum!!!















Add in your tomato sauce....














Diced tomatoes...












Kidney beans...













Chili pepper.. whooo hoooo!! We are cookin now!
















Cayenne... okay.. NOW we are cooking!!!!!









Give it a big ole stir honey!!!!!!!













Let it simmer on low for 2 hours and you'll have yourself a fine pot o' chili!! Add any toppings you like, we enjoy cheddar cheese, sour cream and onions, hubby likes jalapenos.. and I love sour cream!!! Enjoy!!!!!!

Saturday, May 24, 2008

Thursday, May 22, 2008

strawberry pickin


Sooo... Monday I got the urge to go strawberry pickin and the kids were up to it of course, anything to get out of doing schoolwork.. so we grabbed some containers and headed for Brookdale farm. The strawberries were plentiful and oh so good!


Savannah took this picture of herself picking a strawberry.

















Brandon and Savannah with their bounty.








This was the first time the kids had been and they had a great time!





When we got home Savannah and I tried our hand at making Strawberry Jam....
First you need to puree your strawberries.. here I have 4 cups of pureed strawberries...
Add in your sugar and lemon juice...

Don't forget to stir it so it doesn't burn in the bottom of the pan, it has to reach 220 degrees..

It turned out sooooo yummy... we had some tonight on biscuits..

What a great day!!!!!

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Happy Belated Mother's Day!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Mother's Day. My hubby surprised me with a bunch of scrapbooking stuff. And my daughter spent forever in the craft room the day before making this for me....

A little box she made out of paper. Isn't it cute?








She is so crafty and I loved it!
















It was filled with all sorts of goodies she made.





How cute is this? She made everything which makes it even more special.



My middle son bought me a wireless mouse for my new laptop, which is soooo handy, I love it.. thanks Brandon! And my Tony made me a beautiful card with touching sentiments from his heart.. it can't get any better then that right? Hope everyone had a great mom's day!!!