Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
This past weekend, my entire family had the opportunity to travel to Salt Lake City and see the live play, Savior of the World, performed at the Conference Center Theater. If you get the opportunity to witness this play, you will thoroughly enjoy it….very professionally done. The following site gives you all the information in regards to days and dates to watch this play. And here, you can read about the set/stage design, etc. You need to order tickets early as they go fast.
Before the play, we went to see the new City Creek Center and the Salt Lake Temple Christmas lights. All were within walking distance of the play. An evening very well spent!
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Here is what my picture looks like:
Thursday, November 15, 2012
After taking these photos, I decided it might be light enough to get a video shot. Still not the best cause I was trying to stick my lens through the blinds on the window but good enough cause I had to head out the door for the day.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
To make our applesauce, we put all washed and quartered apples in a pot of boiling water. I did not time how long it took but it wasn’t very long. When I poked them with a knife and the blade went in fairly easy, we removed the apples from the boiling water to a Squeezo Strainer and we were off and running.
The Squeezo Strainer is the handiest little gadget for making applesauce. All you do is place your cooked apples in the top, plunge apples with plunger while turning the handle. The applesauce comes out through the strainer while all the seeds, core, and peelings come out the other end. Simple.
After the strainer process, we dumped all our applesauce into a 20 quart pot. To our pot of applesauce, we added 1 1/2 cups sugar and it was ready to bottle.
Now all there was left to do was fill bottles, clean bottle rims, place on lids and bands, load the steam processors, put on the dome lids and process for 35 minutes. I had two processors….one purchased off of E-bay last week. Sure made quick time of processing.
And now the rewards………….20 golden bottles of edible Sunshine!
Monday, November 5, 2012
According to the weather report, it is supposed to start spiraling into winter this coming weekend. But, as of right now, or at least Sunday, there were still a few pretty leaves hanging around. Weeds with long thorns, but still leaves. I’m sure going to miss the fall season. I love how beautiful the earth turns at this time of the year. Too bad it is for such a short length of time. But, I guess each season comes with its own beauty. Enjoy each moment.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
This was our "Early Christmas Surprise"……
Yes, I’m getting to be, as they say….an Oldie Goldie! I definitely came from the Disco Era and loved it. My husband and I used to go dancing weekly. At one time, we even got asked if we were professionals. Too Funny! The early Christmas was a total surprise and we loved every minute of it. Here are a few highlight photos. Although it was quite dark and the pictures aren’t that great, the evening sure was. This group sounded amazingly similar to the original Bee Gees.
They had an area in the back where people could go and dance to the music if they wanted to. I asked my husband if he would like to go give it a whirl but he didn’t want to. I thought we should have cause some of the people dancing didn’t have a clue as to what Disco moves were. Oh well, it was all fun. They even had a Disco ball hanging from the ceiling to add to the mood of the concert. – Fun.
Here are a few short videos I took and once again, because of the darkness, they turned out pretty bad but it gives you some clue as to what the concert was like.
After the concert, we walked around for a bit looking at a lot of pictures in the new BYU-Idaho Center. As we were walking down the stairs, my daughter was in front of me and I had to snap a photo of her hair. Isn't it gorgeous.................considering two years ago we almost lost her to Septic Shock and she lost most of her hair. It's taken quite awhile but it's grown back in thick and full.