Friday, April 18, 2008


Well to all of you who have been there for me and stood by me with words of encouragement or prayers i want to thank you. I got the call from my doctor yesterday and he says that I'm stable. He does not think that i have lymphoma. I will have a follow up appointment on April 30th but right now al is looking good.
I do have to get another MRI on Sunday to see if I am having seizures but I'm not too worried about that yet. SO here we go with another wait and see game :)

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

you have to try these

Mexican crepes:
We had some left over tortilla's after making taco's and decided to figure out how to make a dessert out of them.
They are super yummy, fast and cheap to make.
This is all you need:
1 pack of cream cheese
1/2 cup of powered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 pack of 10" flour tortillas
1 egg (optional)
and what ever you want to use to top dessert when done.
mix cream cheese, sugar and vanilla
place mix in a strip in the center of a tortilla
roll like a burrito (roll in the sides of tortilla)
at the flap you can use the egg as follows:
beat egg and brush on the flap of the tortilla like a glue to hold together
You could also use water to do this.
Place rolled tortilla in a pan of heated Crisco on the stove (med. high heat)
Use tongs to place in oil
leave in oil for 1-2 min. until brown then flip.
Once other side is browned you can do several things:
Sprinkle with cinnamon, sugar, powdered sugar etc
top with fresh fruit, melted chocolate or jam
This is so fast and sooooooooo yummy
Let me know if you try this recipe out I'd love to hear what you think.
much love

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Bored? bake some cookies :)

Well we had a great spring break. Because of all the wonderful snow we had here this winter spring break was only three weekdays long. It was a big yucky on a couple of the days for micah to go out and play so we decided to make cookies.
The first pic is of our Cool Whip cookies. They are sooo easy and super yummy. The next pic is of Galaxy cookies. They are fun and fast.
I signed up with the web site they have everything you could ever want to make. They also allow you to have your own recipe box on their web site so you can always find what you are looking for. This is where i found the cool whip cookie recipe.
It called for lemon cake mix but we are more of a chocolate family :)
The galaxy cookies came from my moms betty crocker cook book from the 60's. I tried to make these when i was in girl scouts a long long time ago for a baking contest and i failed horribly. I vowed i would remake these cookies the right way some day and I did. Well we did, my son wanted them to be green cookies and i wanted pink so i got the frosting and he got his green cookies. What team work :)
It was a great couple of family days for us. I learn something new about them everyday.
more picks coming soon of my new knitting project :)
best wishes and happy stitches

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

fingers crossed

With everything going on with me medically we (josh and i) were hoping for a little ray of sunlight in the form of a promotion for him at work. Well after 5 interviews and two weeks of waiting josh found out that the most unqualified of them three canidates got the job. AHHHHHHHHH. We were really counting on that pay raise. Like most of the country our bills are growing fast and it just feels like there is no end in sight. I don't know what else to do. As soon as i get my test results back we are going to know what our next move is. I know that i most likely will not be going back to work but we have to find a better solution than what we are doing now.
I've been watching what we spend, no dinners out, no movies, i clip coupons like a mad women, i don't know what else i can do to help us out. Selling on ebay is going ok but not the numbers i need to see to help josh with the bills.
Well keep your fingers crossed on this matter and add us to your prayers cuz this road is getting really bumpy.
best wishes and happy stitches