Category Archives: Cooking

Happy Thanksgiving

It has been good to have both of the girls home from college. We began the annual Thanksgiving puzzle the night Lauren got home and finished Thanksgiving morning. We enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast with some good friends from church. Tonight … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

We hope everyone has a wonderfully Merry Christmas! We have had a busy but enjoyable last couple of days. From a Christmas Eve service last night, to continuing the Christmas Eve tradition of tamales for dinner to Christmas morning service … Continue reading

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Almost Christmas and Some Catching Up to Do

Time flies when you’re having fun—and gone for 16 days. Since last I’ve posted we’ve gotten some rain, which has put an end to the wild fires. Though while they were around the smoke made for some interesting photos: We’ve … Continue reading

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A Little Spicy Update

School has been the norm over the last few weeks. We are 1/3 of the way through with the semester already (at least Lauren and I—Rebekah’s class is taking a couple of breaks along the way). It has been unseasonably warm … Continue reading

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Blueberry Picnic

The blueberry picking/picnic was a success: 7 pints and a nice day to be outdoors. And in case you didn’t notice, you can also pick flowers at Stoney Hollow Farm. In addition, we also bought some beets for this. And … Continue reading

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Spring, Celebration, Studio?

Spring has sprung. Unfortunately, this tree is earlier than all others and we still have a long way to go before we are rid of our subfreezing temperatures. But there’s hope. Rebekah turned 14 today! And we were thankful that … Continue reading

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1st Day of School: Part II

After the turn around trip to Mississippi to get Jenna to school, Lauren and I started a couple of days later. Here’s her class on their first day back: It’s a great bunch of kids, and we are looking forward … Continue reading

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