Posted in January 2012

SINS OF THY FATHER!

SINS OF THY FATHER!

I decided to dedicate this post to my father.  I never really talk about my father because some of the memories surrounding him are hurtful.  My  father died of a heart attack when I was 18 years old.  To say I miss him is an understatement, unfortunately, I have spent most of my life missing … Continue reading

SO INSPIRED!

SO INSPIRED!

Recently I’ve come across a few blogs about thrifting and what people can do with a $1.00 item to spruce up their house.  Life as a thrifter shares so many wonderful ideas for decorating on on a budget and everything she does looks completely unique and chic.  The Schmitt House has inspired me to re-paint my family … Continue reading

CROCK-POT OATMEAL

CROCK-POT OATMEAL

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – it’s a good way to start your day off right.  One of my guys eats breakfast immediately when he gets up, the other one sits there and stares at me for a good 20 minutes before he touches his food.  He always complains that he’s … Continue reading

WOMEN AND HOCKEY!

WOMEN AND HOCKEY!

I thought it was about time for another post about my experiences with my hockey team.  As I mentioned before, I joined a women’s hockey team this year;  I’ve never played hockey and I haven’t skated since I was a youngster.  When I first joined this team I didn’t know what to expect and I … Continue reading

AWESOME DAY!

AWESOME DAY!

This morning I woke up looked out the window to see that we got some snow, some but not too much.  Not enough to make it bad driving, not enough for them to close the schools down.  See that’s what I prayed for, I prayed for enough snow that the schools were closed down, I … Continue reading

MY LIFE IN LAUNDRY

You can measure the chaos in your life by your laundry.  How many loads a day, every couple of days or every week can be a tell all about your lifestyle.  If you are blessed to be doing laundry once a week then you probably don’t have children who are playing sports or changing clothes … Continue reading

MY BOYS AND ELVIS!

MY BOYS AND ELVIS!

Both my boys have I-pods and of course like all kids their age – they love their I-pod – the other day on the way to school they had their I-pod plugged in listening to I don’t know what – Dog Snoop, hip hop – when all of a sudden Elvis’ Jail House Rock came … Continue reading

COULD I BE A HERMIT?

At 8:30 pm the kids were in bed, my husband was napping before his midnight shift and I found myself alone  – the kitchen was clean – time for me  – I fixed myself a snack: I turned on the tv and this is what I watched: No sound except the crackling of the fire. … Continue reading

GREEK RICE AND FETA CHEESE

GREEK RICE AND FETA CHEESE

This recipe goes well with the chicken souvlaki: 1 cup long grained rice 1 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup water 2 tbls Olive Oil 1 tbls butter 3/4 cup diced onion 3 garlic cloves minced 2 tbls lemon juice 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp fresh oregano 6 cups baby spinach  washed … Continue reading

CHICKEN SOUVLAKI

CHICKEN SOUVLAKI

This is one of my favourite recipes.  Cooks up in no time and I always make extra so I can use the chicken in a different recipe the next day. Chicken can be barbecued or cooked in a 375 – 400 degree oven. 4 chicken Breast 2 tsp Oregano 1 tsp garlic 1 tsp season … Continue reading

BAKED SALMON

BAKED SALMON

The other night I came home from work and my husband had taken out a large fillet of salmon.  That was his contribution and now it was my turn to figure out what to do with it!  This is what I did: I covered a baking sheet with foil and oiled the sheet with a … Continue reading

SHE’S UNDONE

SHE’S UNDONE

I watch her everyday, walking through her life at this moment so strong and bright, but underneath it all, she’s starting to become undone, I see it in her eyes, body and gestures, she’s trying to be so strong, but she’s slowly falling apart inside, she has to be strong for her husband and her … Continue reading

COUNTING MY DAYS!

COUNTING MY DAYS!

God speaks to me, yes he does.  Not in an obvious way and no I don’t hear voices, but he speaks to me through people.    It seems like all of my life things happen, strangers tell me stories, people come into my life and every time something  like this happens,  I’m left with the strongest … Continue reading