Posted in December 2011

VERSATILE BLOGGER AWARD!

VERSATILE BLOGGER AWARD!

I’m so thankful to cookiemomma.wordpress.com  for nominating momwhearingloss.wordpress.com  for the versatile blogger award.  I’ve been blogging for a couple of months now and I love it!  I was surprised and thrilled to receive this nomination.  I’ve also enjoyed reading other blogs and I love the many different perspectives on life!  Cookiemomma.wordpress.com has been a joy … Continue reading

BLUEBERRY SCONES

BLUEBERRY SCONES

I made these scones for Christmas morning – tradition in my house is to sit in front of the tree with coffee, scones and sweet bread, open presents and just enjoy! 2 cups all-purpose flour 3 Tbls suger, plus more for sprinkling tops 1 Tbls baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 6 Tbls of unsalted butter, … Continue reading

SLOW DOWN AT CHRISTMAS TIME!

SLOW DOWN AT CHRISTMAS TIME!

I’ve managed to stay out of the malls at the most busiest times this year.  I’m finished most of my Christmas shopping and today I went out early to pick up a few last minute items I needed.  The kids have been off school this week and we’ve just kicking back and hanging around the house … Continue reading

THE CHRISTMAS DRAGON!

THE CHRISTMAS DRAGON!

The following is a Christmas present my son made for a friend of his at school.  Enjoy the innocence and magic of a child at Christmas: THE END!

A HOUSE FOR THE PRICE OF A USED MINI-VAN

A HOUSE FOR THE PRICE OF A USED MINI-VAN

I just read an article on the internet – Disabled single woman with six children traded her house for a used minivan.  The house was worth approximately $96,000.00 and she traded it for a minivan, worth between $5000.00 – $8,500.00, for the purpose of getting her children to school.    She said that she had … Continue reading

QUICK GREAT CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES!

QUICK GREAT CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES!

Make a double batch and keep some in the freezer – they don’t last very long so hide some! Ingredients 2 1/2 cups of all purpose flour 1tsp of baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup of butter or margarine 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 3/4 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp of vanilla … Continue reading

CHRISTMAS – HOW MUCH DO WE REALLY NEED?

CHRISTMAS – HOW MUCH DO WE REALLY NEED?

Today after work I went for a walk with both my boys and during our conversation we talked about what they want for Christmas.   When the boys were young Christmas was easy – The Sears Wishbook came around in September and they would excitedly pick several things that Santa could bring.  Now at the age of 10 and … Continue reading