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The Power Of One....Chris Janson

During our first pastorate in Perryville, Missouri, we had so many great experiences. One of those experiences was meeting a young man at t...

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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Thanksgiving Day

Our family day to give thanks starts at Grandma's house.
The day is filled with amazing food, crafts, games, outdoor activities  and movies.
This years Thanksgiving day was wonderful.
So much gratitude.






Homemade cloud dough



Ashton Time


Spent the day with my youngest son.







Thursday, November 26, 2015

Salted Toffee Squares

Test Kitchen

I tried this recipe from Martha Stewart
Wow! Get ready to not being able to stop. (Thank God Thanksgiving is only one day a year) Easy...quick and great for game night.
A keeper. ....





  • 13 graham crackers
  • 1 bag (8 ounces) toffee bits
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped toasted natural (nut of choice) I chose pecan
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup (4 ounces) bittersweet chocolate, chopped, or chocolate chips
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt

DIRECTIONS



  1. Preheat oven to 350. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. Place graham crackers in a single layer on sheet, edges touching. Sprinkle toffee bits and almonds over graham crackers.
  2. In a small saucepan, bring sugar and butter to a boil over medium-high. Reduce heat and cook at a rapid simmer, swirling pan occasionally, until mixture is syrupy, 2 minutes. Immediately pour over graham crackers. Bake until sugar topping is bubbling, 12 minutes. Remove from ovenand immediately sprinkle chocolate and saltover graham crackers. With a sharp knife or pizza cutter, cut into 2-inch squares. Let cool completely on sheet on a wire rack. (Store in an airtight container, up to 1 week.)







Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Whats For Dinner





Menu
Pork Casserole 
Steam Broccoli 
Quinoa
Strawberry Pie
(Thank you Ashton for your help with the pie)







Monday, November 23, 2015

Happy Birthday

I want to wish Austin a happy 21st Birthday.
You are a smart, and creative artist. Your brillance shows in all your designs. We are proud of you. Mom





Sunday, November 22, 2015

Majestic Outdoor Hunting Trip

We are spending the weekend in the great outdoors in one of natures best areas. We are with some of our dearest friends. They have close to a thousand acres with the third largest natural spring in Missouri. We spent the days hunting, shopping, going out to one of our favorite restaurants, reading, resting, walking, playing games and spending dinner time with them.
They have a great ministry. Majestic Outdoor Adventure Ministries. http://www.majesticoutdoors.com/Majestic_Outdoors._org/Enter_Majestic_Outdoors.html
Thank you Sheree and Shelby.



My view this morning.



Frank Lloyd Wright lodge. http://www.franklloydwright.org/
















Real Friends



Spending the weekend with amazing Godly friends.
Its so valuable to have REAL friends. They pray for us. They have our backs. We do the same for them.
That's great connection...ya know the kind that is not  empty but totally genuine.



Sending You Some Love


Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Whip Cream Cookies



Tested the whip cream cookies to see if they were any good.
Take any cake box mix, one tub of whipcream and one egg mix together (add your extras like pecans, choc. Chips etc.)
Bake 15 min at 350 degrees on a greased cookie sheet
I dusted with powdered sugar.
Excellent!!!!!! Great hit with my boy's.
I will be making these for them because the choices are unlimited. They are so easy to make.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Princess


Angelia's Health Test Kitchen Savory Lemon Muffins

Savory Lemon Muffins
Gluten Free/protein/ healthy




  • 1 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 2 tbs coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup of raw honey
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice, plus the zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • 3 eggs, whisked
  • 3 tbs coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
350 degree for 18 min.

Mix wet ingredients first together
Then mix dry together in two separate  bowls
Combine
Add to a greased muffin pan

I have to say they turned out great. I served with real butter (not sweet)
Great lemon flavor

Pair it with a great salad.