Monday, March 31, 2014

March is ending

Today I'm grateful that March is basically over. It's been a tough month weather wise and friend wise. Today I found out that 2 dear friends have died in the last 3 weeks. We are very sadden for their families!! May God our Father comfort them!
The weather just won't quit! It was trying to rain today with snow coming tomorrow and Friday! The temps yesterday and today have been great that the snow is trying to melt off  the pole barn roof, so it isn't going to collapse! It was quite a load up there.
I've been trying to do this post for 2 days, but it won't let me post any pictures. I'm going to start back up posting recipes and pictures next week. We are starting the Paleo eating plan which is part of the whole30 program. It's pretty solid program and I'm pretty excited. We pretty much eat that way, but like potatoes and a little bread here and there. WE .love vegetables and fruit, Gordon likes more meat than I, but that's okay! I can eat a whole head of roasted cauliflower at one meal, rather than share it with him or have some meat! So, hold on and be patient with me. Blessings!!!

Sunday, March 16, 2014

March madness

Here it is March 16th and the weather is still iffy. We hear reports of snow coming on Tuesday, oh boy!! Our snow has gone down quite a bit, we are smelling skunks out and about, seeing deer laying in the bare grass along side the roadway. So, spring is trying to come!!
We had some friends over for lunch today. They head out to Arizona for 3 weeks every winter about now. They take their ATV's and ride around out there in the mountains. Maybe someday we will tag along! Someday I would like to have my own ATV. Someday sounds not so close!!
So, we ate some turkey, stuffing and gravy casserole with cranberries, oven roasted carrots and canned peaches!!We talked and talked, drank some coffee and laughed! Since Gordon and I didn't grow up here, we talk about where we grew up. Lori and Bill grew up here, high school sweethearts, growing old together with 4 children, 7 grandchildren and some small goats/ chickens/ horses around their small hobby farm! We have a lot in common and our faith is one of them. We talk and pray for our grandchildren. They seem to take up most of our time! Thanks for letting me dribble on and on. Blessings!!

Saturday, March 1, 2014

March is here

Yes, March is here and we have 3 1/2 feet of snow(at least) on the ground. When this all melts it will be a watery mess!!! Our driveway will be so mucky, is that a word???? Roofs are collapsing on barns. We are hoping our pole barn roof doesn't, but the load is heavy. It has rained, then frozen, snowed, then frozen, then rained, then frozen, then more snow. It must be close to 12 inches thick on the roof. We are praying a lot!!!
Now onto another subject. I recently went to the library and got Deb Perlman's cookbook, The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook. There are quite a few recipes I want to try, just not enough time to make them or test them out! One that stood out to me was "Leek Fritters". Sounds interesting to me, I'm trying to stay away from potatoes as I think they make the arthritis worse. When I get to them, hopefully soon, I will post it! Blessings!!!

Puppy Love

We got a new puppy! We are smitten with her, her name is Lady! She is a German Wirehair! Bird dog! She is almost 8 weeks! Small for now, but...