Monday, April 16, 2012

New "bread"!

New "bread" at Walmart. It tastes good whether you eat it cold, warm or grilled.


Sunday, April 15, 2012


There will always be those predators in society who will take down the oldest, smallest or weakest in the herd. Even the odds.

~We got groceries at Walmart.

~We attended 8:00 A.M. service. Mike stayed for Coffee Hour, then went to work. I attended 10:30 A.M. service where I was Crucifer and Acolyte.

~I started a Butterfly Pinafore in Caron Simply Soft Grey Heather, but it only made it to 5 rows on the skirt. I frogged it. I did finish the Sensations shawl. It turned out really pretty!

~I made Mike a meatball wrap for supper.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Lap Blanket

Color Block granny square lap blanket for St. Mary's Prayer Shawl Ministry

~I stopped by the Family Thrift Center, finding a new with tags Columbia shirt.

~I attended Prayer Shawl Ministry, making granny squares in Red Heart Supersaver Orchid.

~Back home, I worked on scrap projects.

~I made Mike a peanut butter wrap for supper.

Friday, April 13, 2012

You bring darkness, it becomes night, and all the beasts of the forest prowl. Psalm 104:20

Jemez Mountains, New Mexico, on fire

~I got Food Pantry groceries at Walmart & Smiths, along with some for ourselves, at Albertson's. I dropped them off, then went to Big Lots for applesauce. They were out of peanut butter. I dropped off Kiss my Pig cookies for the Napa Boys.

~Back home, I finished the load of laundry Mike started yesterday, swept the floors, sorted tea bags into snack bags.

~I made a Button Medallion Choker in Cardinal Red.

~I made Mike a grilled cheesy hotdog wrap for supper.

Thursday, April 12, 2012


Mocha Confetti Brownies

~Mike took me to work & did some sealing on the shingles. I got bulletins printed & done early. Gave away 10 bags at the Food Pantry. Had cake at the St. Elizabeth's Guild meeting then left.

~Date Nite: After warmups, we concentrated on feeling the trigger.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Hats Sold!!

Teak/Purple/Dark Olive
Country Rose/Light Sage/Rose Pink
Natural/Mountain Lake
All the above Roseburg Hats sold to Judy in OH

~Mike drove me to the office & he spent the morning replacing shingles on the church roof. I paid bills, worked on bulletins for the rest of the month & started the May newsletter.

~I finished the Two-tone Roseburg hat in Emberglow/Rockwood Clay & made a solid Roseburg Hat in Redheart Supersaver Cafe.

~We has sausage omelet wraps for supper.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Stand up!

Stand up for the right to protect yourself!

~At the office, I worked on bulletins & the newsletter. I laid out the order for craft show booths.

~I started a Roseburg Hat in Emberglow, but ran out before completing the last 2 rows of the brim. I will add Rockwood Clay for a "spectator" hat.

~Mike closed the store.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Hats Sold!!

Roseburg in Light Sage/Lavender

Sedona in Concrete/Pottery
Both hats sold to Esperanza in CA

~I stopped by Big Lots for a few things & found peanut butter "singles", 8-count for $1! I got 5 packs for the Food Pantry & will get more on Friday, if they still have it. Great price! I helped load bags at the Food Pantry & called in Payroll.

~Back home, I made Oatmeal bars, but instead of using jam, I used a can of apple pie filling. We'll see how it works! I also did a load of laundry, swept the floors & sorted the rest of the sugar.

~I made a Butterfly Pinafore in Caron Simply Soft Autumn Red & started a Prayer Shawl in Jo-Ann Sensations Rainbow Boucle Pink.

~I made Mike a cheesy chicken bacon wrap for supper.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Christ has risen!

O, Death, where is your sting? O, Hell, where is your victory? O, Church, come stand in the light. Our God is not dead, He's alive, He's alive!-Christ has risen, Matt Maher

~We got groceries at Walmart, came home & put them away, then helped with putting out extra tables/chairs in the Parish Hall.

~We went early to help with set up, then attended 10:30 A.M. service. Mike was usher while I was Crucifer and Acolyte. We had four Baptisms! We had lunch in the parish hall.

~We helped out at CCW class.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Scarf Sold!!

Scroogey Scarf in Apricot sold to Lana in MO

~I attended Daughters of the King & helped out a little after with Altar Guild.

~I made 2 round Pineapple Upside-down Cakes & made the Confetti Cupcakes fancy by adding white icing, colored coconut "grass" & pastel candy-coated chocolates. They are cute! I also cooked up a pound of sausage & sorted vegetables.

~I made Mike a hot ham/cheese wrap for supper.

Friday, April 6, 2012


Dark Chocolate Macaroons

~I went early to Walmart and Smith's for Food Pantry groceries, delivering them to the church. I stopped by Big Lots for a few more groceries.

~Back home, I sorted sugar into baggies & swept the floor.

~At church I served as Lay Reader at The Seven Last Words of Christ service. Deacon Sam reads this story at the "It is finished" section. It reminds me of who I was & who I am.

~We had pepperoni omelet wraps for supper.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

He made the moon to mark the seasons, and the sun knows when to go down. Psalm 104:19

Taos, New Mexico

~Mike took me to work. I finished stuffing eggs before starting bulletins. With 4 baptisms on Sunday, I made times more bulletins then usual. We gave a way 15 bags at the Food Pantry. I helped take down banner & change the altar hangings.

~Date Nite: I carried the 1911. After warmups, we shot in the dark with flashlights, on the move.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

When seconds count...

...threat stopped in .62

~Mike took me to work, helping me put away Food Pantry items & taking a load of shingles up on the roof. It was busy all day, paying bills, printing out bulletins for the Holy Week services & typing out certificates for those being baptized on Sunday, as well as their sponsors. Only stuffed a few eggs.

~I finished the Gray heather Durango Hat.

~We had meatball sandwiches for supper.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012


Backyard lilac bush, almost in full bloom,with light snow this morning!

~At the office, I worked on regular Sunday bulletins, along with Tennebrae, Maundy Thursday & Good Friday bulletins. I stuffed a few eggs. It ended up snowing most of the day, but was melted by 3pm.

~At home, I sorted sugar & rice into baggies for the Food Pantry.

~We had sausage egg wraps for supper.

~I started a Durango Hat in unknown Grey Heather.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Scarves Sold!!

Boa Scarf in Old Gold/Copper

Boa Scarf in Sapphire/Pearl
Both scarves sold to Tracey in CA, a repeat customer.

~I stopped at Big Lots (applesauce, pineapple rings, baggies & Tangos)before heading up to the church to help load food bags.

~Back home, I made 2 dozen confetti cupcakes which I will decorate for the Easter bake sale. I also cooked up a pound of bacon, sorted noodles into baggies & also some dry beans, for the food pantry.

~I didn't crochet all afternoon, just watched TV & napped.

~I made Mike a grilled cheesy hotdog wrap for supper.

~I worked on the Fall Leaves lap blanket.

Sunday, April 1, 2012


I accidentally left out 1 cup of rice cereal when I made this batch. They turned out more dense, but still yummy!

~We got groceries at Walmart.

~Mike & I attended 8:00 A.M. service together. He then went to work. I stayed & talked with Fr. Daniel, our guest. I attended 10:30 A.M. service where i served as Crucifer, "Evangelist" of the Passion narrative , Acolyte & Lay Eucharistic Minister. After coffee hour, Anne, Kristen & me put Easter Sunday flyer's on neighborhood doors.

~I made a Boa Scarf in Premier Jasmin (fur) Dove gray/Caron Wintuk Rosewine. I also made a Bottineau Hat in the same yarns.

~We had pepperoni omelet wraps for supper.