Monday, August 15, 2011

Just a Little Reminder

Scripture of the day: "Love must be sincere." -Romans 12:9, NIV

Don't forget to stop by my 100th Blog Post Giveaway and enter to win some great prizes if you haven't already. You only have 1 day left. The contest closes tomorrow (Tuesday the 16th) so don't delay! The winner will be announced on Wednesday, August 17th.

This week's menu:
*Our menu over the weekend got messed up so we are having some things this week from last week*
  • Monday- lasagna, salad, and buttermilk biscuits
  • Tuesday- leftovers
  • Wednesday- CiCi's pizza using a coupon, of course
  • Thursday- macaroni and cheese with hot dogs (I will be at a meeting so this is for the boys)
  • Friday- beef and bean burritos with Spanish rice and salsa
  • Saturday- mini burgers and hot dogs with french fries
  • Sunday- grilled chicken marinated in herbs, corn on the cob, and potatoes
Recipe of the week:
  • Amish Whoopie Pies
What you will need:
2 cups sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
4 cups flour
1 cup baking cocoa
2 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. salt
1 cup sour milk
2 tsp. baking soda
1 cup hot water

1. Cream sugar and shortening. Add eggs.
2. Sift together flour, cocoa, and salt.
3. Add to creamed mixture alternately with sour milk.
4. Add the vanilla and dissolve soda in hot water and add last. Mix well.
5. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheet. Bake at 400� for 8-10 minutes.
6. Make sandwiches from 2 cookies filled with the Whoopie Pie Filling.

Notes: Sour milk is probably referring to buttermilk and the filling is just vanilla frosting.

Picture of the week:

Me and my hunny!

Activities for the week:
  • Monday- stay home with the kids, laundry, work
  • Tuesday- Blog Giveaway ends, Happy Birthday Gpa. Bill, work
  • Wednesday- announce the winner of the Giveaway, stay home with the kids, work
  • Thursday- MOPS playdate in the a.m., work in the afternoon, MOPS steering meeting in the p.m.
  • Friday- stay home with the kids, clean house, work
  • Saturday- Hubby works :( , stay home with the kids, cookout when Hubby gets home
  • Sunday- church in the a.m., home to relax with my family
New this week...

Blog of the week:
Check out this blog that I found recently. It is written by a 16 year old young woman who obviously knows the Lord. She is having a Giveaway over there too, so stop by and leave a comment to enter to win a handmade apron. Who doesn't love aprons?!

I hope everyone has a wonderful week. Keep a lookout for the winning name of the Giveaway!

God Bless,


1 comment:

Jennifer said...

Cute picture! This post looks like you are very organized. With that, we are different, but when I clicked to your profile again from your comment on my blog I saw so many similarities. Favorite music, movies, authors- you have great taste! ;)