Monthly Archives: August 2008

Hurricane Party Anyone?

I prepare for company tomorrow. Friends and family travel from Louisiana to Texas trying to outrun Hurricane Gustav. We will have my sister-in-law, husband, two kids. They will stay in a hotel in town at night. We have the MIL … Continue reading

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Gustav not a welcome Anniversary reminder

This is the three year anniversary of Katrina. What a flurry of work we were doing three years ago at this time. Our church housed many survivors including two extended families. We had over 100 people housed on our church … Continue reading

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Look what I woke up to this morning…

My husband thought it was funny to write “Happy Birthday Lordy, Lordy, Look who’s 40. I used all your lipstick. Luv, Big Daddy” on the bathroom mirror this morning. I’m glad he used the lipstick I didn’t like! BTW, he … Continue reading

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Rice Pilaf – another recipe for the Microwave Rice Cooker

I am making this tonight and thought I would post it. It is another great recipe for my favorite microwave rice cooker. It is adapted from a wonderful cookbook we got while visiting the historic City Tavern in Philadelphia on … Continue reading

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Are you a scooper?

There is a really powerful story in Judges 7 about fear. Gideon was going into battle. He had an army of men ready for battle. Or at least they thought they were ready for battle. God told Gideon that his … Continue reading

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What rhymes with Zucchini?

I found a recipe on to use up some Zucchini and sausage. I purchased the Zucchini before my oven died fully intending to make some Zucchini boats. Well, I didn’t want them to go bad. They were organic and … Continue reading

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"Fall"ing for Autumn Decorating

I just love Autumn! I love the colors, the pumpkins, the leaves, the cool weather. A stranger stopped my friend and I in the store the other day and asked when it would appropriate to start decorating for fall. My … Continue reading

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