the “snail roller” saga

Original story began on 05.13.14 like this:

Not a good look.Let’s begin with me telling you that my hair is now in a messy pony tail. This is not a success story.Read More »

nw mama’s favorite egg salad

I love egg salad, especially when it’s done just right. Please notice I didn’t say “perfect.” I realize that “just right” is relative to each person, so here’s MY “just right” version.

NW Mama’s Favorite Egg Salad:

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creamy vegetable casserole

This is a very mild and creamy, delicious side dish that pares well with baked chicken, or even a steak. This recipe was given to me by my mom. She hand wrote it on a little piece of notepaper, so where she got it from (many moons ago), is a “Nancy Drew mystery,” as my family would say. I will definitely be making it again, and am thinking of adding an “adult” version with some powdered chipotle and/or sauteed onions for a little more kick.Read More »

goodbye 2013..

..Hello 2014.

Today was our first day “back,” and what did we accomplish? Well, I had an appointment this morning, but the girls were showered and had finished their devotions before I returned. We completed today’s spelling lists and handwriting. Then we turned on the Wii for some Zumba Kids and Wii Sports. PE done. I’m calling it a day.  I have one load of laundry almost done, and last month’s billing finished for my Virtual Assistant work.Read More »