Howdy!

So, I am alive! It’s been a busy year so far…. I started a new job in November, plus I am still teaching piano. I’m staying home this summer and working instead of going off to work at camp again. I am a little disappointed about that :o) But, you can’t live without money.

My mom had a seizure in February and got to spend a couple weeks in the hospital (of which she wasn’t too thrilled with!). It was a pretty frightening scare for a day! I think it aged me a couple years :o) She’s back to normal now.

We had special revival meetings at church with Bro. Hal Hightower (If you’ve never heard him preach, you are missing a lot!!!!! He’s good and funny!)

Otherwise, my life has been work and then more work :o) I’m looking forward to going to Guelph and St. Jacobs for a “girls only weekend” with friends next month.

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April 26, 2008 at 7:43 pm Leave a comment

Merry Christmas!

I know it’s not Christmas yet, but I probably won’t be on here again any time soon! It was my plan to update this blog every week, but I failed :o) Life’s busy and computer time is scarce!

So, for anybody out there that reads this (if anyone does!!) have a very Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year! May you know the true meaning of Christmas and celebrate HIS birth all year long!

December 10, 2007 at 10:05 pm Leave a comment

Another contest!

Kim, over here, is having another Vision Forum contest. So, once again, I’m posting my wishlist of $250.00 this time! Deadline is Midnight, Friday, if you want to enter!

  1. So Much the More – $20.00
  2. Passionate Housewives Desperate for God – $16.00
  3. The League of Grateful Sons DVD – $20.00
  4. Coming In on a Wing & a Prayer – $17.00
  5. Homemaking – $20.00
  6. Verses of Virtue – $20.00
  7. Beloved Bride-Letters from Stonewall Jackson to his wife – $15.00
  8. The Adventures of Missionary Heroism – $24.00
  9. Best of Festival, 2005 & 2006 – $70.00
  10. Jonathan Park Vol. 1 – $25.00

For a grand total of $247.00! I’m sure I won’t win, but I’ll try :o) Sarah was supposed to pick out half of the stuff, but she didn’t leave me a list. Too bad for her!

Also, if you have time to waste and you like entering contests, go here for a list of “Fall, Y’all Bloggy Giveaways!”

Have fun, and don’t waste too much time!!

November 1, 2007 at 7:05 pm Leave a comment

Vision Forum

Kim at inashoe.com  is hosting a contest for 5 “wish list” draws of Vision Forum goodies. Visit her website to get details and Vision Forum to look at a catalogue. Better hurry though! The draw ends tonight!

My wish list is:

1) Passionate Housewives Desperate for God
2) Coming In on a Wing and a Prayer
3) Verses of Virtue
4) The Adventure of Missionary Heroism
5) The Best of the Film Festival 2006
6) So Much the More

And that is all I got before the deadline came :o) Good old dial up!

October 26, 2007 at 11:40 pm Leave a comment

Here it goes again!

So, I thought I’d try again and hope it’s not blurry still :o) Ohh, for the lack of high speed!

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                                              This was summer 2006 at our
                                           camp staff trip to Mackinac Island            

October 25, 2007 at 5:29 pm Leave a comment

Sooo…

….I thought I’d try and post a picture or two on here :o) Various pictures from various events.  

Ok, they’re not uploading properly. I’ll try again later!   

                                                                          

Our first cantata practice/read through was on Sunday. I have a part, but, alas it’s not written yet :o) It is getting written this week though! Should be fun! We might even be doing 2 performances, instead of the usual 1.

One of my old piano students is going to Bob Jones next week for the fine arts competition. I’m excited for her!! I’m sure she’ll do great.

I got my first comment on here! Thanks Aunty Paulette, I love you!!

October 23, 2007 at 8:52 pm Leave a comment

Recipes!

I thought I’d post one of my favorite dessert/treat recipes. It’s off of my favorite site: http://allrecipes.com.

Here it is! With my changes in italics :o)

Saltine Toffee Cookies

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 ounces saltine crackers (one sleeve)
  • 1 cup butter (I use only around 3/4 of a cup)
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).  Line 10×15 cookie sheet with aluminum foil and spray with non-stick spray.
  • Line cookie sheet with saltine crackers in single layer.
  • In a saucepan combine the sugar and the butter. Bring to a complete rolling boil and then boil for 3 minutes. Immediately pour over saltines and spread to cover crackers completely.
  • Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 5  minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle chocolate chips over the top. Let sit for 5 minutes in still warm oven. Spread melted chocolate and top with chopped nuts. Cool and refrigerate until hard and then break into pieces.

Once you make it once, you won’t be able to stop :o) If you want to see a picture, go here:
http://allrecipes.com/Cooks-Profile/Photo.aspx?photoID=5103

October 20, 2007 at 1:32 pm Leave a comment

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