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Saturday

Today is a rainy day here in Floyd.  It was raining last night when we went to bed and still raining this morning when we got up.  I think it is supposed to rain most of the day.  Julie and Grace have been watching a young neighbor boy occasionally.  He will be coming over today while his parents go to a funeral.  I think it is good experience for them and gives them a little spending money of their own. 

I made several new recipes this week.  The first one was kielbasa with cabbage and noodles.  It was very good.  Last night we got really adventurous and made mexican rice with homemade flour tortillas.  I sauted kielbasa, onions, garlic and mushrooms to serve with the rice and tortillas.  We  ate our supper in the living room while watching a family movie.  The girls helped me with the tortillas.  There really were a lot of fun to make.  A little time consuming but fun.  We will definitely be making them and the rice again. 

Well, I wanted to share the recipes with you all.  We will be having homemade pizza for supper tonight using the pizza dough recipe I used last time.    I hope you all have a great day and God bless.

Easy Pie Recipe

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I thought I would share with you all this super easy pie recipe.  I don’t know the name of it but years ago when I worked, one of the ladies I worked with used to make this a lot.   It uses simple ingredients and takes very little time.

  I used 1 store bought graham cracker pie crust.  For the filling use, 1 container cool whip, 1 pkg cream cheese-both at room temperature.  Add 1 tsp. vanilla and 1/2 cup powdered sugar.  Mix with your mixer until well blended.  Pour filling into pie crust.  Then for the topping I used fresh strawberries and a little strawberry glaze.  Set in fridge for a little while to chill, then enjoy.  You can make this with blueberries, peaches, almost any type of fruit.  If you do not want to use the store bought glaze you can always just add sugar to the fresh fruit and let it make its own glaze.  Its all up to your taste. 

Well, Julie ended up with strep throat.  She started running a fever yesterday.  I called the doctor’s office and he called us in a prescription.  Needless to say, we will not be going to church today.  Just staying home and recuperating. 

I hope everyone has a great Sunday and God bless.