Monday, August 30, 2010
Sunday, August 29, 2010
I can't wait to go here.
Saturday, August 28, 2010
3 mashed ripe bananas
3/4 cup of sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup of butter
1 tablespoon of flax seed
1/2 cup of chopped walnuts
2 cups of flour
3/4 cup of chocolate chips
1 teaspoon of baking soda
In a mixing bowl combine wet ingredients then slowly add flour, chips, walnuts, flax seed.
Pour mixture into a grease.d bread pan, and bake at 350 degrees for one hour or
until done in the middle. Allow to cool before slicing.
Thursday, August 26, 2010
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Monday, August 23, 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010
Thursday, August 19, 2010
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Phoenix
Theodore Boone Kid lawyer by John Grisham
Swindle by Gordon Korman
Stink #4 by Megan McDonald
Stink #3 by Megan McDonald
Stink #2 by Megan McDonald
The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Catling
Stink #1 by Mean McDonald
The 39 Clues #9 by Linda Sue Park
Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Sorcer Stone by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Harris all mommy can say is WOW! I am so proud of you. You are a super reader! Keep up the good work and you will go far. Love, Mommy
Rigsby by Beverly Clerey
The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling
Lepracauns in Winter by Mary Pope Osborn
Big Nate by Lincoln Pierce
The Box Car Children #1 by Gertrude Chandler Warner
Surprise Island by Gertrude Chandler Warner
The Yellow House Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner
The Case of the Oragami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
The Adventures of Ook and Gluk Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future by Dav Pilkey
The Mad Mad Mad Mad Treasure Hunt -Judy Moody and Stink by Meagan McDonald
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Ronald Dahl
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Lake Lanier to go camping with some good friends from church. The boys had a blast. Personally, it was a little too hot to camp for me, and I am grateful I brought my extension cord and fan; otherwise, we would have never fallen asleep. After setting up the tents, all the children ran across the street to jump in the lake. By the time they came back our tin foil dinners were finished. Then it was back to lake until almost all the last rays of sun were gone. What camping trip would be a camping trip without Smore's? Yummy! I don't think any of us escaped from being a little sticky. We made attempts to tell ghost stories, but we had all forgotten them. (Note to self, next time we go camping to look in library for campfire story book.) I had some sparklers left over from the forth of July, and these turned out to be a big hit. When the boys saw the images that were caught in the camera, they wanted to see what effect flashlights would have. Then it was time for bed. Emma wanted to sleep in our tent. She made Roman's day. He had so much fun playing with her, and her horses earlier in the evening. Plus she is just his right size. When Harris couldn't sleep because his spot wasn't cozy I switched with him. I felt a little like the princess and the pea except in my story it was a rock. There was nothing I could do about it without waking up all the children to move the tent. On top of that, it is really noisy here in Georgia at night with the crickets chirping, and the Cicadas making their thrill of ttttch tttch sound all night long. Morning came way to fast, and the first thing all the kids did was jump back in the lake until the call for breakfast of bacon, fried eggs, donuts, and chocolate milk. Before we left we celebrated the end of summer and going back to school with silly string. Yahoo! While I have had fun with my children this summer, I am ready for them to go back to school in 6 days. This week we will attend 3 open houses and do some last minute school shopping. It is hard to believe that I am the mother of a middle schooler. How is that possible? I just graduated from high school yesterday. No, not really, but it seems that way to me.
Sunday, August 15, 2010
Paula Deen is the Queen of southern cooking in Savannah. For those of you who live in the states, you might know her from her show on the Food Network. My family visited her restaurant Lady and Sons 4 years ago when we went to Savannah and loved it. Unfortunately, it is not so easy to get into her restaurant these days. Her popularity has spread around the world. So be warned if you want to get a taste of some of the best comfort food in the south, then be prepared to be waiting in line at 7am. They begin taking reservation at 9:30am. Now things might be different in the winter months, but I am just telling you if you plan on walking in off the street then good luck. If you are a party of 10 then it is easier to get a reservation over the phone. Other good restaurants in the are The Crab Shack and her brothers restaurant Uncle Bubba's Oyster House that features fresh seafood.
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Tybee Island, Fort Pulaski is a great place for adults and children to learn and explore Civil War history. Built in the years between 1820-1848 when Savannah was a bustling port city the fort was built to be used as a line of defense against foreign invasions. However, when the civil war broke out it was first used as a military hold for the confederates until their capture by Union troops in 1862, and was later used as part of the Underground Railroad for runaway slaves and as a prison for captured confederates. At scheduled times throughout the day you can hear the cannon fired and learn about muscat guns. The boys had fun watching the demonstrations. The Fort now apart of the national parks system participates in the Junior Rangers program which is a fun way to teach children about the location, and is even a host to a resident alligator who likes to hang out in the moat that surrounds the fort walls.
Friday, August 13, 2010
Salty Dog. The food was fantastic! Harris had he fish nuggets, Winston enjoyed the shrimp basket, and Roman enjoyed a hamburger. I ate out of their baskets because I know they never finish their food. Afterwards, we got an ice creams. Roman got Superman which turned him and everything within his reach blue. This time I was hoping to find a public beach, but without the crowds, and I was able to do that over off the fish haul road near the airport. It was perfect. I didn't even have to pay for parking. The water was almost too hot. , but the boys had fun playing in the sand dunes, collecting shells, and chasing crabs along the shore.
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Gump were filmed in Savannah. We visited Savannah 4 years ago, and I loved it! Now, I think I need to find a way for my husband and I to move to this place. It is amazing! Maybe because it is such an amazing city is why so many films have been filmed in Savannah. Besides being located on near the ocean, the city is made gorgeous from all the old mature oak trees draped in Spanish moss. We really enjoyed taking a trolley ride through the city and was well worth the money.
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Monday, August 9, 2010
Thursday, August 5, 2010
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Tim Hudson. Isn't he cute! Honey, I still love you too. Harris brought his mitt in hopes that he might catch a ball. Winston was just happy enough to do the wave, make hammer motions with his arm, and sing take me out to the ball game. Roman stayed home with his papa. Another summer bucket item checked off.
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