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February 9, 2009

Those you love...

We love our family and friends very much. Although we may not have a lot of gifts to give, we enjoy spending time together and baking for everyone. For those who are far away, we've been creating valentines... Mail a REAL letter to someone you care about! It's so nice to get a personal letter in the mailbox when it's mostly full of junk mail.

9 comments:

Pres. Kathy said...

You are very right - it is so nice to receive actual mail. I think it is important to teach our children to write letters.

Jana said...

I agree. Getting a letter in the mail makes my day. However short it may be.

Rosemary said...

So true, Martha, so true! I love getting a letter in the mail from a friend. An e-mail just isn't the same...

Kim said...

You are so right sweetie! I am challenged to do just that tomorrow. I'll get the kids to write to their Grams & Pops & Aunts...it'll be such fun!
XX

Constantino della Brazos said...
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Constantino della Brazos said...

Here's a recipe for you for lent:

Mexican Style Red Greek Lentil Soup
½ Cup Olive Oil
1/3 Cup of Balsamic Vinegar
2 Quarts Water
1 Cup chopped Celery
1 Cup sliced Carrots
1 Cup chopped Onions
1 Gallon can of Tomatoes
2 cloves of Garlic
1 teaspoon Oregano
1 teaspoon Cumin
1 lb. of Lentils
Salt & Pepper to taste
1-2 Teaspoons of a moderately hot Hot Sauce, to taste*
* Preferably Pickapeppa Red which comes in a 3 oz. bottle(not Pickapeppa Brown which comes in a 5 oz. bottle!).

Put everything but the Oregano and Cumin into a pot and bring to a boil. Simmer an hour. Add Oregano & Cumin. Simmer 30 minutes more or until lentils are sufficiently soft. Serve.


If this recipe is out of place, you can certainly repost it when you need it.

Regards

Matushka said...

Very sweet picture! I love it!

M. MIchelle

Meadowlark Days said...

Very cute!

Xen Xen said...

I wholeheartedly agree! We are behind (but that is usual) on getting our heart-shaped grids out to sew some yarn for the grandparents and the like =)
Hope it's a good one for you!