Friday, December 24, 2010


7 lbs. 1 oz. 19.5 inches long

Look at his adorable little face!

Shellie had an infection and a fever of 104, so they induced labor. West has fluid in his lungs so he is on an IV and has a tube down his throat. They suspect he may have the infection Shellie had. He is on antibiotics and may be in the hospital for 7-10 days. Pray for his safe recovery.

(P.S. I hope it's okay that I posted this. I just wanted everyone in the family to see his cute face!)

Monday, December 13, 2010


Spinach Artichoke Dip

2 jars (6 oz. each) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 pkg. (10 oz.) Frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry (I actually only used about 1/2 the pkg.)
4 garlic cloves, pressed
1 C. sour cream
1 C. Mayo
1 1/2 C. Parmesan Cheese ( I buy a bag of shredded...not the dry canned stuff)

Prehead oven to 375. Mix all ingredients. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

Ribbon Sandwiches

Ham: Can of Hormel smoked ham mixed with mayo to desired consistency.
Eggs: Hard boil 4 eggs. Smash with fork. Add mayo to desired consistency. Flavor with about 2 tsp. mustard. Then add a couple of shakes of garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper. This time I used my spinach and herb seasoning from "Tastefully Simple" but since you can't buy that in stores, it's okay without it.

Sunday, December 5, 2010


Look how cute they look in their matching shirts! I love that Brenner and Sydney get to go to school together:)