Monthly Archives: November, 2011

don’t tell

yes, i know you aren’t supposed to take your own treats into the movie.

i know that concessions bring in tons of money.

i know that i’m supposed to be stimulating the economy by spending money at local businesses.

and we did this anyway.


send dad to the store for candy, he buys the good stuff.


 by the way, these can hold way more than 100 calories.


jenna had a bit of everything, cal was not touching the licorice or the sugar babies. he said “it sounds wierd to be eating babies.” i’d have to say i agree with him 🙂



is the main character in the new muppet movie.

he reminds me of a certain 8 year old i know.

thankfully the story has a happy ending, walter finds his voice and his place among friends.

i almost cried.

an interview with walter.



 i am not an artist.

i don’t paint, draw or sculpt.

this is as close as it gets.

not really art, but fun, just the same.



these two sometimes often disagree.

she pokes and him and he pokes back.

he says, she says.

but i know in my heart they were meant for each other, it does my heart good for him to want to follow her and for her to wait on him, more often than not.

i am thankful for them and i know they are thankful for each other.

happy thanksgiving.


these are not my biscuits.

i had nothing to do with this buttery goodness.

my husband baked them.

all i did was hold on to my mother’s biscuit recipe for the past 17 years.

buttery biscuits

mix with a pastry blender until the texture of cornmeal, 2 c. flour, 1 T. baking powder,                    1 T. sugar, 1/2 t. cream of tartar, 1/4 t. salt, 1/2 c. cold butter then add 3/4 c. cold milk.  pat dough together into a rectangle, cut into squares and bake 10-12 min at 450. slather with butter, honey, jelly or cal’s favorite, sausage gravy.