Monthly Archives: October 2013

menu plan monday ~ october 28, 2013

We have 17 of 22 Christmas trees up now. Making good progress. My sister Genny comes each weekend she is able, to help with the decorating. We appreciate her help more than she knows. She keeps us motivated! We finished the Nativity Tree on Saturday. Our cousins, Mona and Carmen (sisters), came over Saturday to […]

triple chocolate cookies

ham and beans

I wish I had my mom’s own recipe for ham and beans, but I think this comes close. Ham and Beans 1 pound dry beans, soaked overnight (I use Great Northern beans. My mom always used navy beans.) 1 T dry onion (or as much fresh onion as you care to add) 3 bay leaves […]

my favorite cornbread

Corn Bread Grease a 9×13 pan. Preheat oven to 400*. Stir together: 2 c. flour 1 c. sugar (less is fine, if it’s too sweet for you) 1 c. yellow corn meal 2 T. baking powder 1 tsp. salt Stir together with a fork until egg is beaten: 2 c. milk 1/4 c. vegetable oil […]

menu plan monday ~ october 7, 2013

I am finding it hard to believe that the first week of October has come and gone. Time is flying by. We have started on the Christmas trees. Several are up and ready to decorate. Pictures to come soon. Yes, it’s early, but that how we do things here. We’re working toward that December 1 […]