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I am thankful for my conscience
Ever since I was little, if I did something I knew was wrong, my conscience would really bother me. Especially if I hurt someone else in the process. I was immune to no one’s feelings (my sister, my parents, strangers on the street).
When I read the news I am struck by a complete lack of conscience in many offenders.…
Added by Elizabeth Oo on January 31, 2012 at 1:52pm — No Comments
I used to be so frustrated on Saturday mornings when I wasn’t allowed to go to a friend’s house until I had cleaned my room. It often felt like a completely insurmountable task. I would often be driven to frustration, not having a clue where to begin!
One day my parents came home with a book for me. It was called, “What to Do When Your Mom or Dad Says…Clean Your Room!” It is one of 30 books in the Survival Series for Kids. Trust me, it has been well used. There are…
Added by Elizabeth Oo on January 31, 2012 at 1:39pm — No Comments
Just a word of caution. If you are reading this post and you have children in the house, you may want to close the window before you leave your computer unless they are old enough to know about this topic.
It’s become just a word in our society. Even for myself, as a religious woman, it has been a word that is said in passing without much thought for what it actually means. We rattle off statistics, but do we really stop to think what they add up to?
Added by Elizabeth Oo on January 30, 2012 at 6:45pm — No Comments
Remember when computing used to look like this? In university we got the ability to create our own profile page online. It was a text website and we’d use character strokes to “draw” pics on the screen. Then we’d have to connect via a phone modem. I loved hearing the squealing tones! I remember well, type: T1……
How far we’ve come in a few short years! I also used to…
Added by Elizabeth Oo on January 30, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
If I can at all help it, I go to the local Guelph La Leche League every month. and if the evening meeting was not on Friday nights I’d go to that too! I can’t get enough. I’m convinced that even when Poppet weans I will continue to go, as it is such a…
Added by Elizabeth Oo on January 30, 2012 at 11:25am — No Comments
I am thankful for Pico de Gallo
My favourite is Penny’s Salsa! I buy it from Costco, multiple 48 oz jars at a time! When I was pregnant I craved it. It’s the kind of slow burn that builds and builds. I LOVE IT!
Added by Elizabeth Oo on January 29, 2012 at 5:27pm — No Comments
What you’ll need:
2 pounds medium ground beef
1 cup soft bread crumbs moistened with a little milk
2 beaten eggs
2 cloves garlic pressed
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups ketchup
1 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon quick cooking tapioca
1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice
Added by Elizabeth Oo on January 29, 2012 at 4:58pm — No Comments