• Fourth Anniversary with My Sweetheart

    April 23, 2009DishinandDishes

    Did you know today is William Shakespeare’s Birthday?  Well, he’s dead of course, but this is the day most think he was born.  The odd thing about this man of a million poetic words, is that he also died on…

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  • Spring Fever and an April (Wedding) Shower

    April 19, 2009DishinandDishes

    Here in Oklahoma, we never know what to expect with our weather.  For example, Mid-March we get a straight week of high 70’s and sunshine, and now that it’s April, one day we get 80 and sunny afternoons and cold…

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  • Teenager Lesson #1 -Kids Need to Have a Purpose

    April 14, 2009DishinandDishes

    This is what you’ll see at our house on any given Monday.   Monday evenings, we open our house  to a small group we affectionately named wIrEd.  Why? I can’t remember…I think it was because they all used to come…

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  • A Saturday with Mr. Wonderful

    April 11, 2009DishinandDishes

    So, I am currently laid up with some kind of pulled muscle today which frustrates me to no end because I was just starting to like working out again!  While I’ve been ironing out the new look of this site, Mr.…

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  • Fitness – Week #1

    April 10, 2009DishinandDishes

    Wow – I made it through one full week of the new fitness routine!  By day 3,  I was waking up before the alarm at 5:15.  Getting up was not the problem.  Getting my act together was.   We are…

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  • Meet the Dogs!

    April 5, 2009DishinandDishes

    Meet the 3 persons…errrr, canines that basically run our house.  One was mine, one was Mr. Wonderful’s, and one was added after we were married 4 years ago.  Samson the mutt, Abby the Shih Tzu, and Max the Maltese.  At…

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  • Acquire the Fire -a Miraculous Experience

    March 29, 2009DishinandDishes

    This is a momma’s proudest moment.  See that girl in the plaid jacket and cute hat? That’s Kayla at an autograph signing at their music table for her band – 412.  They have an album that our church produced which…

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  • Bald is Beautiful…Ummm Handsome!

    March 22, 2009DishinandDishes

    Today I witnessed a truly amazing site. Our son Chris was participating in the St. Baldrick’s head shaving event to help fund-raise for conquering children’s cancer. I witnessed so many special stories told by the participants. Many had first hand…

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  • What Boys & Girls Do

    March 22, 2009DishinandDishes

    It’s Spring Break at our house: What us girls do on Spring Break.  Prom dress shopping and a darling tea room for lunch. Just LOOK what we had! What boys do for Spring Break: I wonder if they’ll care that…

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  • Heirloom Tomatoes Part 2

    March 21, 2009DishinandDishes

    WOW! I went upstairs to see if my soil needed to be watered and this is what I found! AMAZING! And only a mere 6 days after I’d planted them! They were literally poking against the plastic lid I’d placed…

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  • Oven Potatoes – Quick and Easy!

    March 19, 2009DishinandDishes

    What to make when you want a low maintenance side dish with a little flair? Oven Potatoes!  You can stick them in the oven and forget about them.  Well, please set a timer or else they’ll burn, but you know…

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  • Heirloom Tomatoes -Part 1 & Caprese Salad!

    March 15, 2009DishinandDishes

    So several years ago I had my first Caprese salad.  If you haven’t had one, it is juicy red tomatoes, fresh mozerella and basil all married together in a scrumptious salad.  I ate one for breakfast yesterday morning.  I was having…

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