Saturday, October 31, 2009

Happy Halloween!

Hope everyone has a Happy and safe Halloween!

Trick or Treat....

Thursday night, Josh and I took the kids trick or treating.
Here I posted their costume choices.
It was a fun night.
We walked for two hours and they had buckets full of candy!

Friday, October 30, 2009

Friday's Fall Recipes

Week #6

Sauteed Apples

2 Tbsp. butter
6-8 apples peeled, sliced and cored.
1 Tbsp. cinnamon
3/4 cup sugar

melt butter in large skillet
stir in apple slices
sprinkle sugar and cinnamon over apples
cover and cook over medium heat, occasionally stirring to prevent sticking.
when apples are just soft they are ready to serve.
do not overcook.

serve these as a topping on French toast, pancakes,or vanilla ice cream.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Thank You Beth P.

did u know that those are my initials too?
Beth P had given me another award.
Thank You, Beth.
I give this award to all blogger buddies because, well u all deserve blog love.
anybody who like to take this award, take it.

Thank You again, Beth

This morning......

This is how the yard looked this morning when I took the boys to school.
I told Ollie and Tatum that we were going to rake the leaves up.
This made the two of them very happy!

Ollie really liked the leaf blower!

Here are the kids pumpkins in the leaves.

Tatum tried to use the blower.

Ollie with the rake.

The tree that lost it's leaves. This is in our front yard.

Tatum with the rake.

Ollie wanted to help Mommy.
( grandpa Ron took these pics.)

( not sure why I am making this face)

Tatum looking inside the pumpkin.

Ollie with the shovel trying to put them in a pile.

and throw leaves on the hydrant.
Ollie thought that was quite funny.

Monday, October 26, 2009

sleeping beauty.....

Tatum feel asleep on the floor behind me today as I was doing the dishes.
What a sweetie.

Petey's Fall Project....

Petey worked on his Fall Project Sunday. He had to find 8 different fall leave and identify them and four other signs of fall.
Good job Petey, it looks great!

Sunday, October 25, 2009

We carved our pumpkins tonight!

Van, Tatum Ollie and Petey pumpkins, respectively.

Daddy starting on Ollie's pumpkin.

digging the goop out!

Van's Cat. Good job Daddy.

Tatum waiting on her pumpkin.

Tatum's pumpkin.

Ollie's pumpkin.

Petey's pumpkin.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Friday Fall Recipes

Week # 5

Pecan Cake

1 butter pecan cake mix
1 stick margarine, melted
1 egg
1 cup chopped pecans

Combine cake mix, 3/4 cup water, margarine and egg, mixing well.
Stir in pecans.
Pour into a 9 x 13 - inch baking dish.

Topping for Pecan Cake

1 ( 8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2 eggs
1 ( 1 pound) box powdered sugar

With a mixer, combine cream cheese, eggs and powdered sugar.
Pour over cake mixture.

Bake at 350 for 40 minutes. Check with a toothpick to make sure cake is done.