Archive | December, 2010

Hi Ho, Hi Ho!

December 10, 2010

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It’s off to work I go (but not till Monday)! After 4 years, 3 months, and 7 days of retirement, I’ll be going back to work.  I must say that as much as I planned all the wonderful and productive things I would do during my retirement, I found I simply got very lazy and accomplished […]

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A Smallen Christmas Story…It could only happen to us!

December 9, 2010

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 It was about 1983 or 1984…we were living in our first home, a lovely old Queen Anne, in the charming little village of Coopersburg.  Kristin was in about 3rd or 4th grade and Lara was about 3.  Mike was a member of Jaycees, and I of Jaycettes (the following year they changed their name to Jaycee Women), and […]

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Nut Roll

December 9, 2010

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Add Nut Roll to the list of baked goods my son feels a good mom is compelled to make for her son the same way his Baba did for him.  Add me to the list of not so good mom’s.  My son is almost 25 and I’ve never made nut roll.  Why not?  I’ve been […]

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Holiday Gift Giving: Kitchen Aid (Holiday Gift Receiving if you prefer)

December 8, 2010

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Perhaps it is this surge of domesticity that finds me baking that had me checking out the Kitchen Aid site.  Or, perhaps it was the use of my very powerful Cuisineart 7 quart stand mixer so much recently and then using my hand mixer for something that sent me to the Kitchen Aid site (my […]

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It’s Official

December 7, 2010

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My diet’s on hiatus till after Christmas.  Even though Weight Watchers has now made all fruit free, the only kind of fruit I want is like apples…in cake.  Cherries…in cookies.  Raisins… in cookies.  Apricots…in Kiffles.  You get the drift right?  So I’ve deferred for now.  There’s a newfound domesticity that has somehow superceded my otherwise […]

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HP Giveaway at The Pioneer Woman

December 7, 2010

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Hey there!  Check this out…a free (well two actually)web enabled HP Printer;s are being given away at Pioneer Woman’s blog.  You can read about it and enter the drawing, HERE….  http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/special-offers/2010/11/28/name-your-favorite-holiday-recipes-and-enter-to-win-a-printer/ I love to read The Pioneer Woman.  Her sense of humor is similar to mine and I’m amused almost daily.  She’s a much more […]

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BOR-Ring

December 5, 2010

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That’s what it’s been around this blog lately! Geez. Seems I just never take the time to write. Boring is not what it’s been aorund the little homestead though. Busy is what it’s been. ‘Let’s see. Grandson #1 has gotten himself all qualified for the Marine Corps and in January will swear into the DEP. […]

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