Random Ramblings

“Coffee!” my brain and body are crying out for coffee this morning………my head is crying out for some Tylenol. I know, it sounds like I have a hangover…….no that phase of life is long gone.  Today I have a mommy hangover. It is the result of a late night soccer game the Inventor had (at…

Wordless Wednesday

My husband the cheerleader!  Love that cartwheel!! Click here for more WW or click here ( In fairness to my dear husband, I must let you know that he is a high school teacher and a student of his asked him to fill in for her dad on a traditional night where the dads help…

Simple Woman’s Daybook

For more Simple Woman’s Daybook fun visit Peggy For Today… Outside my window…No snow!  I wish there was some, just cold and sunny. I am thankful for… we have an in-service today, so I am at school getting work done. It’s nice to have time to get caught up with all the paperwork From the…

Amazing Chocolate Chip cookies

I have always made yummy chocolate chip cookies over the years.  I had what I thought was a great recipe.  That was until a dear lady brought cookies into our classroom as a treat last week.  These cookies were AMAZING.  They were thick, chewy, filled with chocolate and big!  I asked the dear lady for…

Friday Fave 5

I was out walking tonight in my neighborhood on a gorgeous starry night, and as I was walking I was thinking about this past week and the things I am thankful for.  I thought, I must do a Friday Fave 5 post, so thanks Susanne for hosting this each week. 🙂 #5 – I made…

A Simple Women’s Daybook

My blogging friend Faith often participates in this meme and I have been wanting to participate for awhile so today, I am jumping in and giving it a try……. FOR TODAY Outside my Window..Grey sky, a light dusting of snow on the ground and trees. I am thinking…plans for the day, including a lunch date…

Hearty Beef Vegetable Soup

I was typing up a recipe for my son’s baseball team’s cookbook.  Then I thought to myself  I must to post this scrumptious beef vegetable soup recipe on my blog!  It is so good, I made it last weekend, and we enjoyed it for several days after that.  It really is a great winter soup…

Aloha Friday

With this cold we are experiencing on the east coast, just the word Aloha sounds so inviting!  🙂 So it’s VERY cold around many parts of the nation………do you hate the cold, tolerate it, like it or even possibly love it? I actually like it, I love the outdoors, so I like the challenge of…

Moses and Jr. High Students

“So guys what do you know about Moses”, I inquired of the Jr. High students I was teaching Sunday School to this past Sunday. “He’s the dude with the burning bush” “Did he get the 10 Commandments?” “He had a long beard” “Well as you read about him in Exodus, you learn that he had…

Thankful Thursday

New Year, New things to be thankful for! I am always thankful for NEW christian music for my iPod.  When I exercise I love to listen to music, and downloading a new song always seems to make the workout go better! I am thankful for contacts!  I got them NEW this summer, so after wearing…

Are you suffering from PVS?

Signs you are suffering from Post Vacation/Christmas Syndrome You have trouble getting up in the morning You keep finding ornament hangers on the floor through out the house You are drinking lots of coffee You have twinges of actually being sick of chocolate You still find yourself singing Christmas carols on occasion You are wondering…

Friday Fave 5

What a week it has been, we started the week in 2008 and end in 2009. I have been busy, but have also been enjoying my week off of school, what a blessing! Thanks to Susanne ( I always enjoy her blog!) for hosting Friday Fave 5, to see more, click on the button above….