Monday, March 30, 2009
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This Leek and Potato soup looks good and very simple to make. I just might have to give this recipe a try.
Saturday, March 28, 2009
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This week I'm sharing........Grace by Laura Story. It is one of my favorite songs and I've probably listened to it a million times! Ok, maybe I'm exaggerating a little bit, but seriously I love the words, it has such a great message. We all need grace!
Please make a visit to Brittany's blog at Sweetnothings, to listen to all of the other great songs that are shared. While you're there, check out Brittany's instuctions, if any of you would like to link up and share your own video or lyrics.
Friday, March 27, 2009
Thursday, March 26, 2009
- My nickname is DJ (my first and middle initials)
- It drives me crazy when people call me Debbie....hellooo....my name is Debra!
- I love my husband and my kids so much, it almost hurts!
- My heart still goes pitter patter when my husband walks into the room
- When my kids need to talk, I will stay up until wee hours into the morning listening
- I put cayenne pepper on pretty much everything I eat (must be the cajun in me)
- I add cayenne pepper to melted butter and pour it all over my popcorn
- I love walking on the beach, playing in the water, and looking for sand dollars
- I marvel over a beautiful sunset or sunrise
- I love planting flowers in my yard, to admire and enjoy
- If I wouldn't gain weight, I would eat pie, cheesecake and pastries everyday
- I miss my mama's southern cookin'.....gumbo, collard greens, chicken ~n~ dumplins etc.
- I'm a night owl and I don't like to get out of bed in the morning
- My favorite candy is cinnamon bears and cinnamon hard candies
- My favorite pies are banana cream and pumpkin
- I love spinach and could eat it with every meal
- The only fish I will eat are...halibut, bass, catfish and sturgeon
- I will not eat liver, oysters, clams, shrimp, anchovies or cooked mushrooms
- I am very sentimental
- I can't wait to be a grandma someday
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Monday, March 23, 2009
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This is so cool! My friend Elsie, sent me this video the other day and I just had to share it. (Thanks Elsie!) I haven't tried this yet, but trust me, I will! I love potato salad, but I don't like peeling the potatoes, so this will make it that much easier. If any of you try this, please leave a comment, letting us know if it's really as easy as it looks on the video.
Saturday, March 21, 2009
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What Do I Know Of Holy by Addison Road
I made You promises a thousand times
I've tried to hear from Heaven
But I talked the whole time
I think I made You too small
I never feared You at all, No
If You touched my face would I know You?
Looked into my eyes could I behold You?
What do I know of You
Who spoke me into motion?
Where have I even stood
But the shore along Your ocean?
Are You fire? Are You fury?
Are You sacred? Are You beautiful?
So What do I know? What do I know of Holy?
I guess I thought that I had figured You out
I knew all the stories and I learned to talk about
How You were mighty to save
Those were only empty words on a page
Then I caught a glimpse of who You might be
The slightest hint of You brought me down to my knees
What do I know of Holy?
What do I know of wounds that will heal my shame?
And a God who gave life "its" name?
What do I know of Holy?
Of the One who the angels praise?
All creation knows Your name
On earth and heaven above
What do I know of this love?
What do I know of Holy?
What do I know of Holy?
I love this song and listen to it often.......the words speak volumes to me! Please visit Brittany's blog, over at Sweetnothings, to link up and share your songs.
Friday, March 20, 2009
Thursday, March 19, 2009
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Monday, March 16, 2009
I do this all the time and it really works. I'm all for anything that will make my life a little easier and it really doesn't take much time to do it. I just stick it on the stove, turn it on high and by the time I'm finished cleaning up the other dishes, my pan has come to a boil. Give it a try! ***(Don't add more than one drop of dishliquid or the the suds will boil over!)
Saturday, March 14, 2009
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I love these words...
Nothing can take me from your great love
forever this truth remains
I belong, I belong to you, I belong, I belong to you
This is one of my favorite songs that Kathryn Scott sings. I'm so thankful that I belong to Him!
Please visit Sweet Nothings and check out all of the other great songs. There you will also find instructions, if you want to join in on the fun.
Friday, March 13, 2009
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Mom Sally holds a very special place in my heart! (she doesn't have any children, but she has always called me her daughter and I in turn, call her Mom Sally.) There is so much more I could say about this special lady, but seriously, there's just not enough room on here to say it all. Here are some pictures that Mom Sally shared with me awhile back, plus a few snapshots that I have taken of her.
I scanned this picture from her passport.....she was 27 yrs. old! Isn't she beautiful?
Pete and Sally!
Another great picture of Pete and Sally!
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Saturday, March 7, 2009
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Your face is beautiful
And Your eyes are like the stars
Your loving arms they draw me near
And Your smile it brings me peace
Draw me closer oh my lord
Draw me closer Lord to Thee
Captivate us, Lord Jesus
Set our eyes on You
Devastate us with Your presence
And rushing river, draw us nearer
Holy fountain consume us with You
Your voice is powerful
And Your words are radiant bright
In Your breath and shadow
I will come close and abide
You whisper love and life divine
And Your fellowship is free
Draw me closer O my Lord
Draw me closer Lord to Thee
Let everything be lost in the shadows
Of the light of Your face
Let every chain be broken from me
As I'm bound in Your grace
For Your yoke is easy, Your burden is light
You're full of wisdom, power and might
And every eye will see You
This song speaks to me, because there are so many meaningless things that captivate us, when we should set our eyes on Jesus and be captivated with Him.
Now hop on over to Brittany's Sweet Nothings and check out all of the other wonderful songs!
Friday, March 6, 2009
Thursday, March 5, 2009
I know, I know, you're thinkin'......hey not to worry, I'll just fluff these puppies, but we all know that doesn't always cut it. There are some types of material that you can never get those wrinkles out of, even if you try to iron them, so you might as well just start all over and rewash them. Well, what I'm about to tell you will totally rock your world! No more starting over and rewashing your clothes girls. Here's the trick......you take a dish towel (I always use a linen towel, so I won't get lint on my clothes), wet the towel, wring it out a little bit, toss it in the dryer with your now-dried-wrinkled mess and turn on the dryer. It's that simple! By the time the dish towel is dry, the huge wrinkles will be gone. If you don't have a linen dish towel, you can even use a cotton pillowcase, to do the trick. I do hope this little 'helpful hint' will make your life a little easier! Next week I'll be sharing another one that I truly cannot live without! Trust me, you don't wanna miss it, so be lookin' for it. :o)
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Anyway, the other night I was looking through photo albums and I came across this photo of me in the sunglasses and I thought, "Hey my nose doesn't look too bad in this pic." Then I remembered that article I had read, so I decided to compare some of my pictures over the years. I let out a gasp, as I said to my daughter, "OH NO IT'S TRUE......my nose HAS grown!" She replied, "It has not!" Then I held the first pic up to my face to show her the difference and she said, "Oh my gosh!" Well folks that says it all! You might as well, just call me Pinnochio!
Just look at this cute 'little' nose! I believe this was taken in 1984. It must have been in the summer because I have freckles...the sun always brings them out. You can tell I don't lay out in the sun anymore because you can't even see any freckles on my face now.
Monday, March 2, 2009
I've been wanting to change my template to 3 columns, but was too afraid that either I wouldn't be able to figure out how to do it, or that I would lose all of my posts and stuff, so I just kept putting it off. Well, to my surprise I decided to tackle it today, with a little help from the internet. I found a great website that gave me simple step by step instructions on how to back up my template and widgets, so I wouldn't lose all of my info., but my computer wouldn't cooperate. It kept telling me it couldn't find my notepad, which I had to have, to save it to.
After more time than I would like to mention, I finally wised up and decided to use my husband's computer and believe it or not, it only took me about 2 minutes to back up my template and widgets. It was a longer process changing the template to 3 columns, but that was just because I was so nervous and scared that I was going to mess it up. Oh man let me tell you how excited I was when it worked! I wanted to do a victory dance for sure!
We have a friend that always says, "It's all good!" Well girlfriends, let me tell you somethin'.....yesterday for me, "It was all bloggy goodness!"
Sunday, March 1, 2009
I was so excited to see that my new blogger buddy, Brittany has started WORSHIP AND PRAISE SUNDAY, where we all upload a favorite worship song to share. My husband and I are always on the lookout for new songs to introduce to our church, so this will be so awesome! I've been trying to figure out a way of sharing songs with other bloggers and to my surprise....Brittany came up with this fantastic idea. Thank you Brittany!
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This is one of my favorite songs because His grace still amazes me! I hope y'all will listen carefully to the words because seriously....they say it all! I love Phillip, Craig and Dean, they really have some awesome songs.
I do hope more of you bloggers, from this vast and wide blogging world, will start joining us every Sunday with YOUR favorite worship and praise song! Please hop on over to Sweet Nothings for further details.