Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Picture Post

I've been telling y'all for a few weeks now that I was going to share some pictures with you.

Here's a few from the snow storm a few weeks ago.

Trying to be artistic...
The tree across the street. I know...this one is pretty self-explanatory.
Our House. *(Don't judge me by the colors of my house. I am not a UT fan. The trim is the same as when we bought it and I just can't decide what color to paint it. Black, maybe?)

My best friend from college came in Friday evening. I made chicken and dumplings and a couple of my girl friends came over and ate and then we went to see When in Rome. It was SO cute! It was only about an hour and a half long, though, so afterwards we went back to the house and played games-Farkle, Wahoo and several different card games. I turned in about 1:30 a.m., but everyone else stayed and played until about 2 a.m.

Saturday, Tara and I went for a 5 mile run. It was a little chilly when we started , but by the end we were quite toasty and we finished strong and felt amazing afterwards! My mom came to town for lunch and to run a few errands afterwards. When she left we got around and headed to The Citadelle for the "Range of Passion" event. Marty even had a good time. I think he knew more people than I did. We all went to dinner after and then back to our house for more games. We met a new couple this weekend and they're moving to town soon and I am SO excited! I think we will be fast friends!

Here's a shot of us girls...Lanie, Marie, Becky and me.

And the hubs and I before leaving the house.

Sunday we went to church and then came home, got in the hot tub and took a nice long nap before Becky had to leave. It was a simply marvelous weekend. I don't think I've had that much fun here in Small Town, USA since the 4th of July!

Here's the recipe for my cousin, Sharon's, chicken and dumplings...

Ingredients: 1 box chicken broth, 1 small can of chicken broth, 1 small can of chicken gravy, 1 bag of frozen mixed vegetables, 1/2 bag of frozen diced chicken (I use Schwans', but two can of chicken would work.), 1 onion, 1 can of homestyle biscuits (I use Pillsbury Grands), salt and pepper to taste.

Directions: Add chicken broth to stockpot on stove and bring to a boil. Then add frozen chicken. Give it about 5 minutes then add chopped onion and chicken gravy. (I cook my frozen mixed vegetables in the microwave and then add them.) Tear biscuits into small pieces and add to pot. You will need to stir or "dunk" the dumplings every so often so that they don't stick together. Add salt and pepper. When the "dumplings" start to sink some, they're done.

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Nezzy said...

MMMmmmm, sounds good! I'm makin' homemade chicken and noodles with homemade biscuits on he side tonight.
Sounds like your weekend was just perfect. I'm so happy ya'll had a great time. You and your pics are just too darn cute.

Ya'll have a blessed day filled with fun!!! :o)

Taylor-Made Wife said...

Love the tree picture. Snow filled trees are just soo freaking georgous to me. I love youred dress too. Glad you had a fun weekend.

Lil' Woman said...

Sounds like a fun weekend. I'm going to try those chicken and dumplings! :)

Anonymous said...

Hello! I am a friend of Mrs. EyeCanSee, and stumbled onto your blog today! Really cute! I REALLY want to see When in Rome, but haven't had a chance yet. Kristen Bell is my FAV! If you enjoy your fill of celeb gossip, check out my blog at brookesbits.blogspot.com and let me know what you think! Hope you have a great day!

Life at the White House said...

SNOW!!! I'm jealous!

Okay - so do tell........the good/bad...what you love and don't about living in the Panhandle. We're going to Lubbock in a month to spend 3 days and figure out if we want to move back! So nervous and SO torn!! I'd love your feedback and thoughts if you have the time!!!

You can comment on my blog or email me at littlepinkshadetree@gmail.com.

Enjoy the snow!!!!!!!!!!