Monday, September 29, 2008


We went camping this last weekend. It was SO COLD!! During the day it was great, well except for the bee's (millions of them). We had four other families come with us, which turned out to be 10 adults and 16 kids in all. We stayed one night and one night of cold, freezing weather was enough for me. We slept in tents and we were warm once in our sleeping bags and warm pj's. We had some yummy chicken and dutch oven potatoes and a wonderful peach cobbler that was from my friend Emily along time ago at a Enrichment activity learning how to use a dutch oven. It was all to die for along with the breakfast burritos the next morning.

Sorry now pictures because I forgot the camera.

Hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful fall weather.

Monday, September 22, 2008

Yummy Recipe

*C*H*O*C*O*L*A*T*E* C*A*K*E
(Made in a few minutes in a mug!)

1 Coffee Mug
4 tablespoons flour (that's plain flour, not self-rising)
4 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons baking cocoa
1 egg
3 tablespoons milk
3 tablespoons oil
3 tablespoons chocolate chips (optional)
Small splash of vanilla

Add dry ingredients to mug, and mix well. Add the egg and mix thoroughly. Pour in the milk and oil and mix well. Add the chocolate chips (if using) and vanilla, and mix again. Put your mug in the microwave and cook for 3 minutes at 1000 watts. The cake will rise over the top of the mug, but don't be alarmed! Allow to cool a little, and tip out onto a plate if desired.

EAT! (this can serve 2 if you want to share!) And why is this the most dangerous cake recipe in the world?Because now we are all only 5 minutes away from fresh, hot Chocolate Cake at any time of the day or night!

I got this off my mom's board and thought I would share. It is really easy and very good. I made one last night and shared it with Rod.

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Fresh Salsa

OH MY!!! This stuff is so good. A friend of mine gave this recipe yesterday and I made for lunch today and it is SO GOOOOOOD!!!!

Laurene's Fresh Salsa

1 can black beans (rinsed)
1 can black eyed peas (rinsed)
1 bag super sweet white corn
Cilantro (fresh and chopped)
4-6 tomoatoes, chopped
2 avocado's, chopped
1-2 sweet white onions, chopped
1 8oz bottle Zesty Kraft Italian dressing


Tuesday, September 2, 2008


Life around here has been crazy. I don't like the fact that I have to wait for my camera to fill up with pictures before I can get them onto a disc so that I can post on to our blogsite. UUGGHH!!!

Well the kids have been in school for two weeks now and they are loving their class and teacher. I asked Nolan the other day if he liked school and this is how the conversation went:

Nolan: "NO!"

Me: "Why don't you like school?"

Nolan: "Because it is boring!"

Me: "What is boring about school?"

Nolan: "Because I am there ALL DAY!!"

Love his response.

I have also been helping a friends clean apartments up at the College. It was hard work, but I had fun with the ladies I worked with and got to know them better.

Now I am getting ready to help out in the kids classroom and it should be a lot of fun. I am looking forward to seeing them in their classroom and how they respond and act.

I hope to post pictures soon. I have a lot of pictures on my camera that I need to share with all of you.