Thursday May 31, 2007

UPDATE: 1:45 PST – Okay…..well…………I am, you will recall, under strict instructions to NOT make any sort of public announcements until #1 Aunt Dani has been called and #2 Aunt Dani has seen pictures. What I will say is this…..Aunt Dani has been called.

UPDATE: 1:00 p.m. (PST) I’ve not heard a word!

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Baby Watch – Thursday May 31, 2007

UPDATE:  1:45 PST –  Okay…..well…………I am, you will recall, under strict instructions to NOT make any sort of public announcements until #1 Aunt Dani has been called and #2 Aunt Dani has seen pictures.  What I will say is this…..Aunt Dani has been called.     

UPDATE:  1:00 p.m. (PST)  I’ve not heard a word!

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Thursday May 31, 2007

     A *new* Jane Austen quiz!!  Elinor Dashwood.   I’m happy with Elinor Dashwood.  And I have been known to do that hysterical half laughing half crying thing.  I was worried I might end up as Mrs. Bennet!!

Take the Quiz here!

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Jane Austen Heroines – Thursday May 31, 2007

     A *new* Jane Austen quiz!!  Elinor Dashwood.   I’m happy with Elinor Dashwood.  And I have been known to do that hysterical half laughing half crying thing.  I was worried I might end up as Mrs. Bennet!!

Take the Quiz here!

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Thursday May 31, 2007

When your grandchildren are not very much younger than your youngest children, it makes for some fun times. My boys are 13 and 8 and my grandchildren are 5, 3 (almost 4), 2 and T-minus 11 hours and counting. We’ve had the grandbabies here several times lately and now they will be with us for […]

Cherokee Chicken a la Copperswife

I like to make this chicken dish in the summer time. I use my electric skillet and keep my kitchen cool. It makes a nice, sticky sauce/glaze for the chicken and it’s finger lickin’ good!

Cherokee Chicken

4 chicken breasts (or 6-8 thighs) (I double the sauce ingredients and use a whole, cut up […]

Tuesday May 29, 2007

     If you want to keep up with Dani during her travels, you can do so by visiting her blog, or by visting the travel blog (with pictures!!)  of the homeschooling family she is travelling with!  Technically, she’s along as a baby-sitter and helper (I’m calling her Nanny Dani!), but our dear friends Eric & Lisa are […]

Tuesday May 29, 2007

     If you’ve been visiting with me long here, you’ll know what happens whenever I make grandiose plans.  LOL!  Today’s plans weren’t even that grandiose, just some basic housekeeping stuff…..

     Copper took the boys to town to redeem Aaron’s recycling stuff, buy a fishing license, pick up a new skimmer basket for the pool […]

Double Decker Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe

These are just a bit more work to make than a regular grilled cheese sandwich, but well worth the few minutes of extra time spent!

These sandwiches are great for lunch anytime of the year, and we love having them for dinner in the winter with a bowl of homemade tomato soup. These are […]

Thelma’s Cherry Pie Jello

Cherry Pie Jello was one of my mom’s recipes. We ALWAYS had Cherry Pie Jello for every holiday, event or family gathering.

 

Everyone loves this recipe! I don’t even like cherry pie and I love it! This single recipe will make enough for my family to have with dinner for two nights. If […]