{A set of potholders made recently. Learn to make your own HERE}

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 “God doesn’t call the qualified. He qualifies the called.”

-Max Lucado



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1-1/2 lbs ground hamburger

3/4 C chopped onion

1/2 C flour

4 C chicken broth

5 potatoes, cubed

5 carrots, chopped

1 T. dried basil

2 t. parsley flakes

1 t. garlic powder

1/2 t. pepper

12 oz. cheese, shredded

1-1/2 C milk

Sour cream for serving


In a large skillet cook beef and onion, drain. Combine flour and 2 cups of broth until smooth. Add to beef mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.

Transfer to a soup pot and stir in potatoes, carrots, seasonings and remaining broth. Simmer until vegetables are soft. Stir in cheese and milk. Simmer until the cheese is melted. Serve with sour cream.  Yields 10 servings.


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Cute Quotes

After playing out in the newly fallen snow, Isaiah told Charissa, “My snowpants are soaky!”


Jessica sat down to the supper table and after a few seconds, Isaiah started giggling.  He told her, “I know something you don’t know!!”


“I was copy-cattering you!”


One night when we were unpacking Christmas decorations, Isaiah asked Susannah if she could unpack the ‘grangers’ so that he and Noah could play with them.

Susannah asked, “What are you talking about?”

Isaiah replied, “You know, the granger that Baby Jesus is in!”




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  • April 6, 2012 at 12:50 pm

    Those are so pretty! I am going to try to make them!


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