Recipe Tuesday

Candy Cane Punch Ingredients 2 10 oz. jars of strawberry jelly 2 liters lemon-lime soda 2 quarts peppermint ice cream mini candy canes In a large saucepan, melt together jelly and 2 cups of soda. Chill the jelly and remaining soda in the refrigerator. Just before serving, place  6 cups of ice cream in a… Continue reading Recipe Tuesday

Raining Cats and Dogs

I think the heavens opened up and poured buckets and buckets of hard rain down this morning. I could hear it even in the shower this morning as I got ready for work. Thankfully it has subsided to a drizzle by the time I left. It picked up and has pretty much remained at a… Continue reading Raining Cats and Dogs

Sunday Sundaes

Today at church the timeline was revealed on when construction would begin on our new facility. Thirteen months from now construction will begin. The prospect of being in the new church on the new property is very exciting. The church that I went to when I was growing up rebuilt from the old building to… Continue reading Sunday Sundaes

Play Date Saturday

It's Christmas time. It's party time! SMRW had its annual Christmas party today. We gathered. We ate. We laughed. We shared. Memories were made. Goals for the new year were shared and recorded. I hope that each one will be met and more will be succeeded. I was supposed to go to another party this… Continue reading Play Date Saturday

Random Thoughts Friday

It's Pearl Harbor Day. On December 7, 1941 the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. The University of Tennessee announced that Butch Jones will now be the new head coach of The Volunteer football team. His press conference and team meeting is all about his goals for the team. It sounds promising. I hope so.

What Are You Reading Thursday

Tiffany Elwood’s small-town gift shop has become her refuge. The quiet ambiance she created there helps her find peace after losing her father to cancer and her boyfriend to the sophisticated lures of California. Now, with Christmas fast approaching, she has high hopes that the profits from her annual open house will help her support… Continue reading What Are You Reading Thursday

Recipe Tuesday

I love this and my aunt makes the best, but I don't have her recipe. However, I found this recipe and it looks quick and simple. So I'm going to give it a try. Peanut Butter Fudge Ingredients: 10 oz. unsalted butter 1 1/4 cups smooth peanut butter pinch of salt 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla… Continue reading Recipe Tuesday

I’m Roasting Today!

70 degrees and it's December 3rd. The sun felt very warm coming in my window at work so I opened it up. Then I had to open up another one and finally I had all three open because it was so warm in my office I felt like I was roasting. Wow! It made working… Continue reading I’m Roasting Today!

Sunday Sundaes

Today I was home recouping from the shingles. All my weeks of practicing with the choir and I couldn't go sing because I couldn't risk passing it on to someone I might come in contact with (like those expecting, those who may never have had the chicken pox or those who have had the shingles… Continue reading Sunday Sundaes