Monthly Archives: October 2007

Pepper Relish

I made and canned some Pepper Relish. I used the recipe: http://leslieaross.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!703CE4E2B8C01089!194.entry   I doubled the recipe and used red bell peppers (about 1-1/2 large) 4 large anaheims, Jalapeños (many), 1 serrano and one habeñero. My friend, Misako, helped me … Continue reading

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Maintaining, Jelly and Phonics

  Maintaining Weight   I am discovering that the maintenance program for Weight Watchers is tougher for me. I have had to cut back my eating to weight loss levels. Argh. Oh well it isn’t like I have gained the … Continue reading

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Visiting Family

I went to a bit of a reunion lunch yesterday. My mom, Carl and I drove out to SE Portland to have lunch with my mom’s cousin and his wife. Mom did a lot with this cousin growing up- he … Continue reading

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Some Cooking and other things

I was recently making brownies with chocolate frosting – using the frosting recipe on the scanned scotch-a-roos card. It was pretty hard to read. http://leslieaross.spaces.live.com/photos/cns!703CE4E2B8C01089!276/ (photo number 4)   Here is the Chocolate Frosting Recipe: 3-1/2 cups powdered sugar 1/2 … Continue reading

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More Videos

I recently found some of the old Sesame Street counting videos on YouTube – Carl is loving them!   Baker Series Playlist http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=1869F58D4308894E This one always ended with the baker falling down the stairs with baked goods. They don’t have … Continue reading

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Oh by the way (or weigh)

I finally made my weight loss goal at Weight Watchers! I have now officially lost 50 pounds!    Now to finish going through my clothing and getting rid of the stuff that is too big or the smaller sized items I … Continue reading

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What kids learn

I am pretty amazed by my son. He is doing great in preschool. I didn’t think he would have any trouble with the subjects they would be teaching – I was concerned with his ability to socialize. He is doing … Continue reading

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