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Jumping Tandem Sunday~ Veteran's Day

Source: Uploaded by user via Angela on Pinterest Our family has had many serve in the military, including my father, father-in-law and my husband.
I grew up as an Air Force brat. My father retired after serving more than 20 years. My husband's father served in the Navy. My husband was injured during the mine blast of USS Samuel B. Roberts, in 1988, in the Persian Gulf.

I feel very privileged to be have these men in my family. We pray for our men and women who have and are currently serving our country to be safe. And thank them for their service.

Kelly's Korner: Show Us Your Life ~ Side Dishes

We don't call them side dishes because we'll eat them as the main dish. We call them delicious and family favorites. Thanks to Kelly's Korner for hosting Show Us Your Life. Source: blog.ordinaryrecipesmadegourmet.com via Rona on Pinterest sauteed cabbage recipe courtesy of Barefoot Contessa.

1 lg. sweet onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 med. head cabbage, chopped
Salt & lemon pepper to taste
1 tsp. dried italian seasonings
Parsley (optional)
1 tbsp. olive oil (enough to coat)
1 tbsp. butter

Preparation: Coat skillet with olive oil and butter. Sautee onion, then add cabbage. Stir thoroughly. Simmer, stirring occasionally for about 20 minutes. Stir in garlic, salt and lemon pepper, paprika, and italian seasonings. Continue cooking until cabbage is tender, about another 10 or 15 minutes. Top with parsley (optional).

Source: chow.com via Rona on Pinterest roasted acorn
I used some cinnamon, butter, and brown sugar on both halves. Set the oven at 400 degrees f…

Hubby and I Discuss "Skyfall" 007 Movie

Source: movieinsider.com via Sunaina on Pinterest Charles: "I loved it"! "Of course, they always have to start with a chase scene but I really enjoyed it. How about you?"
Me: "I really love Daniel Craig as 007. He's very attractive, mysterious, weathered and beaten." Source: thedanielcraigfixation.tumblr.com via Lindsay on Pinterest And I love his wardrobe. Every outfit, I thought "Charles would look very handsome in that." "You would look so good in the pea-coat." Source: justflick.com via Jermel on Pinterest Charles: "I'll save the skinny pants for Marcus." "That's a young man's style but I'll definitely take the watch and car if you're thinking of Christmas gifts."
Me: "You're so cute". "I enjoyed the movie too".

My Hubby and Me: Couple Time

I love having photos of me and my husband. He doesn't like his photo taken so when he says "Go get the camera"! I'm not going to miss the opportunity.
Our son took this photo before we headed out to see "Skyfall" and have dinner at Famous Dave's.

We'll be back with our movie review of "Skyfall".

Autumn ~ White Pumpkins

I love the look of the white pumpkins. Don't you? Thanks to 5 Minutes for Mom for hosting Pin It Friday! Come join us! Source: talesofadesignlife.com via Rona on Pinterest Source: homemadecosmetics.blogspot.ca via Rona on Pinterest Source: weddingdesignanarchy.com via Rona on Pinterest Source: sunset.com via Rona on Pinterest Source: judysturman.typepad.com via Rona on Pinterest

Our Home: New Autumn Touches

I purchased a gobble. wall vinyl decal from Welcoming Wall last week. Today, it arrived in the mail. When our son saw me putting it up he said, "Oh, I see you're in your decorating mood. If you need me to hang up something let me know." gobble.~Something fun for the hallway bathroom. This is a small faux pumpkin that I purchased from Target last month. I finally found a home for it! Welcoming Wall included some fall leaves, at no charge. I knew just where to put them!

5 Minutes for Mom Wordless Wednesday ~ November 7, 2012

my husband made his famous apple tart last weekend. Yum! Thanks to 5 Minutes for Mom for hosting Wordless Wednesday.

Jesus is Lord!

"Thanks For the Food...It Was Better Than Bacon" Note

My husband and I had ordered Chinese take out on Saturday. We put the leftovers in the fridge for Marcus. When we woke up on Sunday morning he left us this note!

Menu Plan Monday ~ November 5, 2012

We had lots Chinese take out so there's leftovers this week! Bank of America finally settled an overdraft class action so we got an extra $200 in our checking account on Saturday!

This Sunday's "Call the Midwife", on PBS, was so thrilling because Chummy got married! There's a stumbling block but she manages to sidestep it.

My husband and I even hugged each other when she and her walked out of the church. He blames me for getting him hooked on "Downton Abbey" and "Call the Midwife"!

Thanks to Organizing Junkie for hosting Menu Plan Monday! Source: itsallfreeonline.com via Jill on Pinterest Source: ldsliving.com via Rona on Pinterest crockpot chicken pitas Source: marthastewart.com via Rona on Pinterest Beef Stroganoff Meatballs, yolklessalad Source: thepioneerwoman.com via Rona on Pinterest Pioneer Woman's chicken fried steak, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans Source: harvestmoonbyhand.blogspot.com via Rona on Pinterest pizza casse…

Jumping Tandem Sunday ~ Anxiety is Trying to Figure Out Tomorrow Today

Source: etsy.com via Carrie on Pinterest Anxiety is trying to figure out tomorrow today. (Matt. 6:34)