Reading through the titles of old posts, I see 2 significant steps. Changes in our pizza crust recipe made a difference in our lives on a weekly basis, with improvement in the taste and texture of our pizzas, and an easier pizza-making routine:
|Pizza Crust....The continuing quest for the best.|
And making our own yogurt was a new and successful experiment, although I haven't done it since. I will again, someday, though, when I gather all the right equipment, so the process can better fit my multi-tasking life.
|Bucket List Item: Making Yogurt|
A gadget that's made a big difference in our breakfast menu and added to our nutrition:
|New Oat Flaker/Roller|
I shared routine things that brighten my days...
and my weakness.
|My Not-so-secret Problem: A Bowl Addiction|
We have 3 birthdays the first week in April, which are usually the big events of the month. This year however 2 engagements took center stage!
|Good Things Come in Twos!|
|Twosome Tuesday: Wedding Dresses|
We finally met Prince Helium in person, and he was a blessing on the spot when Prince Go-for-It passed out from a sinus infection, resulting in a worrisome trip to the ER.
|A Princely Scare and the Comfort Food Hug for After|
Wedding prep and discussions continued, and the in-laws' house remodel, with the kitchen I designed and built by Hubby, and with other decor choices I'd made, was coming together.
Nothing could beat out our first wedding for the #1 blessing and accomplishment!
|Wedding #1: Check!|
The in-laws' remodeled house selling in one day was big news (In-Laws' House: SOLD), but, certainly, Wedding #2 ruled this month.
|Twosome Tuesday: I suppose you want photos?|
|Twosome Tuesday: Photos from Wedding #2|
It was time to get life back to normal. I tried a few new things in cooking, we started excavation for the garage addition, and I made a gruesome discovery in the sewing room (I'm Not a Screamer...). But my biggest project was refinishing the kitchen table and refreshing the finish on the island.
|More Stripping at our House, Part 2|
We discussed finances in the Money Monday, the Series in adjusting to our adjusted (lower) income... and fed 26 for the cross-country team pizza feed.
|Pizza for 26|
I celebrated my Blogiversary, but mostly enjoyed Thanksgiving, headed up by the newlywed chefs.
|Thanksgiving Prep - The Day Before|
This has been a month full of activity, joy, and busyness.
Getting a new oven is always a biggie...
|(Almost) Wordless Wednesday- Oven #5|
|Family Christmas Festivities|
But Christmas with our own brood in our own home is always the best.
|Glimpses of our Blessed Christmas|
|Link up: Top Projects of 2011 Party|
I am thankful for all the events of 2011, and look forward to what God has planned for us in 2012.