Seven Sisters Treasures
Quote of the Week
“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”
The Captive Princess: A Story Based on the Life of Young Pocahontas
Videos of the Week
The Recipe Box
Black Bean Soup
1 T. olive oil
3/4 C. chopped onion
1 t. minced garlic
2 cans (15 oz. each) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (15 oz.) diced tomatoes
2 C. water
1 lb. hamburger, browned
1 t. ground cumin
salt, pepper red pepper, chili powder, garlic, and onion powder to taste
Heat oil in pan over medium heat; add garlic and onion and sauté for 2 minutes.
Add celery and cook a bit longer.
Puree 1/2 diced tomatoes, 1 can black beans and all water until smooth.
Combine the puree, remaining beans, tomatoes, onion garlic mixture and hamburger together. Stir in cumin and season with spices as desired.
Cover pot and simmer over medium heat until well heated; reduce heat to low and adjust the lid to release steam while simmering for 20 minutes.
Beware of milk floods in your area, especially if there are any farmers near you!!! Read about how the EPA has become concerned about the spilled milk crisis HERE.
If you really really like cheese, than you are condicted to it. According to Charissa 🙂 Condicted/addicted…same thing, right?
One time Jessica and Charissa were strolling around Joann’s, seeing all there is to see and Charissa was enamored with all the wonderful things and kept stopping to see something else. While in one aisle, Charissa suddenly exclaimed, “Beakers!” and pointed to a package of corks. Jessica was wondering why Charissa called them ‘beakers’ and asked her.
“Because, remember in Penny Promise (movie) he says, ‘he corked my beaker!!!'” 😀
One day Isaiah got up from sitting on the couch and his foot had fallen asleep. He said, “Is (use the soft ‘s’ sound instead of the ‘z’ sound) Is weird! There’s sprinkles in my foot!”
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