Monday, January 17, 2011

No News Is No News

Hi Grandmas!

No we are not dead, yet.

We do have several various forms of the plague making the rounds at our house.

There is the sick to my tummy plague. Only a 24 to 48 hour variety which seems to resolve itself pretty quickly.

Then there is that hacking, coughing, I swallowed a frog, running a fever, fell like I was hit by a truck plague. So far I'm on day 5, being the first to experience its joys. I keep thinking I'm getting better, but then the cold medicine wears off.

So far Nasa Guy, Gameboy and Little Miss are the healthiest of us. Let's hope it stays that way.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

"You should have a little boy just like your father and your brother."

Yep, that's what my Momma told me when she found out I was having Gameboy. My question was, "What did I ever do to you?"
So today when Gameboy nicked his thumb with his new multitool his Dad asked why he was so accident prone. (Nasa Guy never went to the ER as a kid. Luckly this injury didn't require a trip to the ER, although I thought it might.) I told him it must be because Gameboy took after his Grandpa and Uncle. And gee, he just turned 13 last month, wonder what lies ahead in his teen years. Gulp!
Photos by The Mom, who is still learning to use her camera.

Cowboy Caviar

This stuff is Yummo! Nasa Guy asked me to post about it, it's that good.

I was looking for a new way of having black eyed peas for New Year's. While we were visiting Nasa Guy's folks up north I saw a recipe for Cowboy Caviar and thought it looked good. So when I got home I used to find Texas Caviar I. Of course you can never make a recipe as printed, so we did a few of our own tweaks. It was great, the kids even tried it and thought it was good.

Tonight we are having burritos with Cowboy Caviar, as we call it, and left over pork roast. Yum!

Sunday, January 2, 2011

She's a Sunbeam!
Little Miss is no longer in nursery. She is now in Primary in the Sunbeam class.

I was a little bit worried about dropping her off to opening exercises at Primary, but she did great. The really sweet thing that happened was that her Nursery leader, Brother L., who is a grandpa saw her walking down the hall and held her hand and walked her to the Primary room. I think he was having a harder time with her moving up than I was.

Saturday, January 1, 2011


Happy New Year! 2011 I wonder what you will hold for us?

The kidlets stayed up to greet the new year for the first time. Well, everyone except Little Miss. She curled up with her blanket and snoozed her way into the new year. For the rest it was Wii, Wii, Wii all the way home.

They have really been loving playing on the Wii. There have been some problems with not stopping to do things like putting away groceries or fold laundry, but for the most part it has been a good addition to the family. (I must confess I love playing archery and bowling myself.)

Little Miss even gets into the action. She uses her "Wiimote" and "wins" at everything.