Wednesday, July 3, 2013

2013 goals, June roundup

How is it already July 3rd??? June went by before I even knew it was here! Geez! Ok, so I know these summaries are most likely boring you to death, but it is the only way I will remain accountable to myself so, sorry!

Restaurant Style Salsa - We have been making the Pioneer Woman's salsa at least once every two weeks. It is SO delicious and we pretty much put it on anything. We leave the cilantro out b/c well, cilantro is probably the nastiest taste in the world to me. :) This recipe makes a TON of salsa and works out to be much much cheaper than if you buy the jarred stuff from the store.

Strawberry Caprese Salad - Very good. A perfect summer salad.

Beef & Veggie Meatloaf - We made basically this recipe but added in some colored bell peppers for some extra veggies & vitamins. Pretty good!

Slow cooker burritos - Yum! We put these in corn tortillas but I'm sure it would be delicious with flour, as the recipe describes.

Donut Muffins - Do I really need to say anything more???

Psalm 4:8 "I lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety."

Psalm 130:5 "I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I put my hope."

Both of these scriptures in Psalm are so very encouraging to me. At the end of the day we can rest in peace, and feel hope, because regardless of what is going on in our lives, the Lord has our back. He is our safe place and thus we can wait patiently for him to fulfill the promises laid out in the scripture.

The Circle Maker - This book is awesome. I am working through it slowly, and enjoying every page.

Computer clean up & blogging - Well, I have kind of really fallen off the bandwagon with these two things but oh well. Such is life. We are in a busy season of life, so I am considering this month a win regardless!

Have a great day and enjoy the 4th of July! We are having a family day and will probably take Clara to the pool to avoid a heat stroke! Have I mentioned lately that Houston is hot? :)


  1. I really wish we were old, retired, and very wealthy so we could have a summer home up north or just anywhere that isn't so dang hot! Happy 4th regardless, and great job on all of your goals :)


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