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CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT: Pottery Barn Inspired Stocking Pillow...and More!

Pottery Barn Knit Stocking Lumbar Pillow Cover $49
CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT: Pottery Barn Inspired Stocking Pillow...and More!: I have a fun new Christmas project for you… a stocking pillow inspired by Pottery Barn! All you will need is a sweater that you are willing...

I love that she included source for inexpensive supplies and instructions.

And Dad Asked "Where's The Bacon"?

My husband was already for eggs and bacon this morning.

Then I heard him yell "Where's the rest of the bacon"?

Me "The Bacon Eating Kid ate it"!

Bummer!

So Many Clowns So Little Time ~ OPI Nail Polish

While out running errands I saw a nail salon and decided to pop in. During the winter I usually gravitate to darker colors so I thought I would go with something lighter.

I found this OPI nail polish color, So Many Clowns So Little Time and decided to give it a try. I think it turned out very nice.


Fall Decor on Sale at Big Lots!

I purchased this $12 wreath for $3 today!

Happy Thanksgiving From Our Family to Yours!

My husband is working today. After all the city buses have to run.

Marcus is doing some clothes shopping online. And I'm doing some housework.

I think I might head out later to take advantage of the fall decor clearance sales.

We hope everyone has a terrific and blessed day!

Christmas Photos 2011 ~ BerryMorins Household

My 2 favorite guys...Charles, my husband and Marcus, our son
My husband and I still in love after 23 years!
Another photo please!
Me and Our Little One!
Just the 3 of us hanging out!

Sugar Free Pie Recipe for Everybody !

My husband is a Type II diabetic and in our house we love desserts!

My hubby cooking in our San Diego kitchen

Here's an easy Sugar Free Pumpkin Pie recipe, courtesy of Better Recipes that everyone will love!

1 prepared pie crust (We use Keebler Reduced Ready Made Graham Pie Crust)
1 cup skim milk
2 pkgs vanilla Jello cook and serve sugar free and fat free pudding
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tub sugar free whipped topping, thawed (Cool Whip has a sugar free topping)

Method
Mix pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice and Jello in a saucepan then mix until well blended. Add milk and slowly bring to a low boil. Let cool to room temperature then fold in 1 1/2 cups whipped topping. Refrigerate 1 hour and top with remaining whipped.

The Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth 2011 Plastic Food Drive ~ Las Vegas, NV

The Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth's 2011 Plastic Food Drive will be ongoing until Wednesday, November 23rd.

This is a charity that we were introduced to when we met Kianalast year.

. Homeless teens shouldn't have to go through the dumpster for something to eat!

Please feel free to make an online donation at their website.

Any New Questions for Marcus? December Guest Blogger

If you have a question that you would like for Marcus, our teen, to answer please feel free to post it here. He'll review the questions and maybe your question will be answered next month!

Thanksgiving Dinner: Maybe a Turkey Roast!

Butterball Turkey Roast from last Thanksgiving

Maybe I'll make a Turkey Roast? I'm still trying to decide!

Menu Plan Monday ~ November 21, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving !

My husband has to work on Thanksgiving so it will be just Marcus and me. I'm thinking of having a roasted chicken, stuffing, broccoli, and sweet potatoes.

I might buy a turkey since the prices are so good and just put it in the freezer. We'll see.

Marcus and I have been talking about hitting a few Black Friday sales. The trick it to get him up early. It's not easy to wake up a 6ft 5inch teenager!

Now onto this week's menu! Thank you to Organizing Junkie for hosting this weekly linky party!

Lasagna, mixed greens salad

Baked chicken, broccoli, stuffing and sweet potatoes

Frogmore Stew
- Mr. Food's Quick & Easy Diabetic Cooking Cookbook

Pork Tacos, Black Beans

Leftovers

Couple Time: Country Living Magazine

One of our favorite couple moments is to look at the new "Country Living" magazine when it arrives!
Our favorite section to read is the Real Estate Sampler!
We love looking at the various homes, commenting on the prices and layouts. Charles and I love imagining us living in one them.

Our Teen's Re-Do of His Bedroom

I guess Marcus has gotten bitten by re-do bug. He decided to create a lounge in his room.

I Love This Time of Year ~ Autumn

I'm ready to hit the colder temps for my walk around the neighborhood!
I love wearing scarves! This one I'm "borrowing" from the hubby!