September 22, 2010

CSN Review

Ok everyone it is that time, remember I told you I was going to do a review for CSN stores. Well the product I chose was the..........
Rachael Ray Hard-Anodized 5.5-Quart Covered Casserole in Orange

This casserole is designed to perform flawlessly on the stovetop or in the oven. It features a large cooking surface to brown or sear meats with ample room to add additional ingredients to complete a one-dish meal that may be finished on the stovetop or in the oven. The casserole's lid fits snugly to lock in moisture and flavors, making this pan perfect for the long, slow braising of a tender stew or pot roast.


•Professional hard-anodized aluminum material provides even heating throughout the pan

•Exceptional strength and durable construction

•Comfortable contemporary silicone handles

•Durable nonstick interior releases food effortlessly and is easy to clean

•Glass Lid allows you to monitor foods
MY EXPERIENCE: After using this pot several times I have to say that I absolutely LOVE this pot. Everything I have cooked in it cooks great and the handles are a really nice as feature as well. I have put it to the test by using it several ways. I fixed a homemade mac and cheese in it and nothing stuck to the bottom as in other pots, I fixed things using a wire wisk and so far there are no scratches in the pot. I even cooked a roast in the oven in this pot and the pot stood up to this task. Let me also say I decided after the roast I would let this pot sit for a day to see if it would be hard to clean. Guess what it didnt even have to soak, it washed right up for me. I really like this pot and I am thinking of buying other pieces like this. I would definitely recommend this piece.

September 20, 2010

Muffin Tin Monday

Muffin Tin Monday at Her Cup Overfloweth
Today I decided to link up with muffin tin mom and do my first muffin tin meal. This weeks theme was shapes. First let me say my son was so excited about his lunch. I will most definitely be doing this again.

So here you have it, heart shaped bread, triangle chips, triangle candy corn for dessert, oval cheese, circle ketchup and star chicken. After doing this I realized oh no I forgot fruit and noticed there was a lot of yellow. If you would like to join in head on over to muffin tin mom and link up.

September 14, 2010

A Few Beach Trip Pictures

As most of you know when we were on vacation we were evacuated due to hurricane Earl. Although our trip was cut short and we were not able to spend any time at the ocean due to rip tides I did manage to get a couple of pictures out on the beach. These were all taken the day before Earl was supposed to hit. The waves were rougher and the wind had picked up a bit. Oh and there was a black flag swimming and if you look there were people out in the water. I couldnt believe it.

Hope everyone has a great day today!

September 8, 2010

Cherry on Top Award

The Cherry on Top Award Rules are:

1. Answer this question: If you had the chance to go back and change one thing in your life, would you and what would it be?
2. Pick 6 people to share this award with.
3. THANK the person who gave you the award!

First of all I want to thank Robin at Adventures of Arbor Creek for giving me this award. I enjoy reading her blog as well as chatting with her. I was so excited to see she had given this to me. 

Question Answer: This is kind of tough one, I say there are things I would change but in reality would I? I think about them and wonder if my life would be as it is now if I changed them. Would I be as close to the Lord as I am now, would I lean on him, have as much faith in him had I not went through all the things I did. Would I be so blessed to be a stay at home mom and get to enjoy all the precious moments with my children. There is no way to know so would I change anything, really not sure.

I am going to pass this award onto 6 ladies whose blogs I enjoy reading and are encouraged by:
Michelle at Raising Little Women
Katrina at Craig Family Chronicles
Jenny at Our Nifty Notebook
Rebecca at Moms Mustard Seeds
Stephanie at Because of Love
Kelly at Joyful Adorations

September 7, 2010


I bet you thought I had disappeared, no just had a lot going on.

Last week hubby was on vacation, we headed out to the beach for a week. But Hurricane Earl had other plans for us, we were evacuated on Thursday morning. So beach trip was cut short, but we said no matter where we were we still had that family time together. So Friday we went on a shopping trip, you know shopping seems to be good for everyone. Had a lot of fun this past week, and I am really missing my hubby already this morning.

The kids both have doctors appointments this afternoon and I am a little stressed about it. Both kids have to get their vaccinations and I hope they do well. I hate to see my kids go through any kind of pain, especially when I cant do anything for them.

In other news I think I am going to give Sonlight a try for history and science for Bryanna. We like HOD but I really want to try this too. Starting this week we really start to get into school more. BW is really eager to learn how to read, I am excited about that but a little sad. My baby is growing up.

Oh yeah, my item arrived last week for my CSN review. Cant wait to use it this week and tell you about it, I am very excited.

Hoping to get some pictures posted this week I took of the kids at the beach. Wishing you all a great week!