Band Concert

Our youngest daughter plays a trumpet in the school band. This is her first year. It has been so rewarding watching her grow in her abilities as a trumpet players. She has this wonderful natural talent to learn instruments quickly. She had a spring music concert for all the grades. It was so fun to […]

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Sometimes you hear a song. Those songs that just hit you right in the core. Like the lyrics themselves were written right from your very soul. How could anyone else know what you soul was feeling? This is why music draws people together. Music has this undeniable ability to say the things that not everyone […]

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Asian Stir-fry

2 chicken breasts (trimmed and cut into strips) 2 bags of lightly seasoned Asian frozen veggies 1 bag of steamed cauliflower rice 2 tsp minced garlic sesame oil 1 tbsp sesame seeds onion powder 2 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp minced ginger pepper 2 tbsp teriyaki sauce seasoning salt In a pan on medium low […]

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Stressful to say the least

I wrote to you last week telling you about Alex finding his birth family. Which was really kind of awesome. That was actually about the only bright light in out week last week. On the Sunday before he found his them, a family friend lost his battle and passed away. This was one of the […]

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South West Rice

1 cup Arborio Rice 3 cups chicken broth 1 cup corn and pea frozen veggie mix 1 cup canned black beans (drained and rinsed) 1 tbsp butter 1tbsp olive oil 1 tsp minced garlic 1 tbsp dried onion flakes Spices (parsley, salt, pepper) 1/2 cup cheddar cheese In a sauce pan melt the Oil and […]

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Mexican Breakfast Mashup

This recipe doesn’t really have any certain things it needs for ingredients. We had fajitas this week so we had leftover from them plus rice. Also, some taco meat and black beans. So i just kinda made a quick throw together. I will just tell you what I all added and how i cooked it. […]

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Answered Prayers

So, we had some very interesting things happen this week. Alex had started the search for his birth parents a few weeks ago. We got a call last week that the adoption agency had received his letter and would begin working on his case. We got a call on Monday that they had found his […]

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Snow Dogs

We have had our far share of snow here lately. Both boys enjoy the snow. However, Bentley is in love. When we take him out and he notices that it has snowed again he can barely contain himself and starts running circles while his tail is wagging as fast as it can go. It is […]

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Salmon Patties

1-15oz Can Humpty Dumpty Salmon 1 Egg 1 sleeve saltines Spices- I use garlic powder, pepper, onion powder, and parsley (i just sprinkle on. I do not measure.) A stick of butter Olive Oil In a bowl I pour the can of salmon in. Juices and all. I leave the bones in it and just […]

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Sometimes things just don’t work out the way that you want them too. You can plan things out to be exactly how you want them and that doesn’t always pan out to exactly how you wanted them. So, take a step back and re-evaluate the situation. Alex and I have been looking at campers and […]

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I love Mondays! I know most people do not, however I love them. It is my most productive day of the week most of the time and for some reason I am super motivated come Monday. I not really sure why that is, but I think it has to do with the fact that Alex […]

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Almost there

Hey everyone! We are a week away from hopefully getting our camper and moving full time into a campground full time. Its so close I can almost taste it. My fingers are crossed because every time we feel like we are this close something always seems to come up and things don’t go as planned. […]

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Happy Spouse Happy House

I may ruffle some feathers with this one and that is perfectly okay with me. I posted on Insta the other day about happy spouse happy house and I whole heartedly agree with it. This isn’t Happy Wife Happy Life. Why should it only be a one way road? It shouldn’t. Y’all are a team, […]

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Crab Mac and Cheese

1 16oz bag Imitation Crab-leg style 2 boxes of five cheese mac and cheese 1 can of French fried onions 2 tbsp butter 1 tbsp minced garlic salt and pepper Preheat oven to 350. On the stove broil water to boil in a pan. Once water is boiling cook the mac and cheese to the […]

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Our Community

I am happy to announce that this week we will have tons more ways to follow us. You can already follow us on Twitter, but later this week I will be done setting up the community for us on Facebook. As soon as that is done I will get the link up so you can […]

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Meatball Pasta

1 bag vegan meatless meatballs 1 bag of brown rice and quinoa pasta 1 jar Tomato, garlic, and basil pasta sauce Mozzarella Cheese Cook your pasta to the directions on the package. I cook the meatballs in a pan with a little oil just to crisp up the outside for a few minutes. Then i […]

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Triple meat breakfast casserole

1# turkey sausage 8 slices of turkey bacon 1/2 ring of turkey kilbosa Tater tots Shredded cheese 2 dozen eggs Salt & pepper Onion powder Garlic powder Preheat oven to 375. Brown your sausage and drain. Brown your strips of bacon. Cool then cut into small pieces. Cut your kilbosa into chunks of your desired […]

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Fiesta Arborio Rice

1 cup Arborio rice 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp olive oil 3 cups water 8 oz velveeta cheese 1/4 cup fire roasted tomatoes-drained 1/2 14 oz can black beans 1/2 cup corn 1 tsp chalula hot sauce Salt and pepper to taste Melt oil and butter together in pan. Once melted add the Arborio to […]

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Best Friends

I know that sometimes when you get a new pet after you have had another one for a long time they don’t always get along great. However, this is not the case for Tweeter and Bentley. Tweeter has been showing him the ropes of just how to be a good dog. He makes sure that […]

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Bentley James

As many of you know we adopted a handsome little beagle in September. He came to us with many issues the main one being that he had Heart-worms. He has gone through multiple pills, a few days of shots, and more pills. We are happy to tell everyone that he is heart-worm free. When he […]

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