Sunday, February 28, 2010
This is a plaque that I recently found in the back of a shelf. I dug it out, added the ribbon and hung it on the side of a bathroom cabinet. Now we can see it every day when we brush our teeth.
I hope you can see the detail on this old, apparently iron, double candlestick. It belonged to my husband's family, I just wish I knew the history behind it. I think I should take it to "Antiques Roadshow" as I am sure they can tell us something about it. I just love it.
Saturday, February 27, 2010
It is a gorgeous day here in Oklahoma, cool, crisp and sunny blue skies. My kind of day!!
Do you like to watch cooking shows? I love watching them on Saturdays. In my bio I forgot to state that I love to cook. The kids always laugh at some new recipe I try and say it was good, but we'll probably never have it again. I need to start some sort of log with what I fix, so I can remember to fix the "keepers" again. As I told you, we live with our daughter and her family. She does most of the housekeeping and I am in charge of the kitchen and do nearly all of the cooking. The only drawback to this is trying to think of what to fix. I ask for suggestions but get few responses. I have lots of old recipes like meatloaf, goulash, stews, soups, etc., and I am not afraid to try new recipes. I have all of the Southern Living annual cookbooks along with a wide variety of other cookbooks. I guess you could say, it's a cookbook collection. Daughter #3 works in retail, a bookstore at that, and gave me the Julia Childs collection for Christmas. I've tried a couple of the recipes, but could never do what Julie did in "Julia and Julie" and cook them all.
Hope you all have a great weekend!
Friday, February 26, 2010
Thursday, February 25, 2010
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
One of the first things you should know about our family is that we are “diehard” football fans. We lived in New Orleans when the Saints first began. My husband and then young son went to several of those first games. We have remained fans all through these down years and now are on cloud nine with that Superbowl win. It just so happens that our twin daughters birthday was on Feb. 7th, so it was a big celebration with friends and family. This picture is my first photo try. I don’t have a sophisticated camera, so my pictures won’t be so fabulous. Notice the birthday cake on the right side at the back of the table. It had an edible fleur di leis on it that I ordered off Ebay. We had gumbo along with other goodies.