Saturday, November 26, 2011

a Missouri Thanksgiving

I'm so very thankful for such an awesome husband. 

For an American lady, life in a foreign country can be a little stressful and trying.  I'm very, very thankful for a husband who is sensitive enough to realize that and make the sacrifice to take care of three little girls (all alone) to give me a little breath of America.
(the traditional family picture on the porch)
It was 55 degrees....I know the kids are barefooted, but they're tough!
(mom and dad with just my sisters, brother, and lil' ol' me)
(mom and us girls)
(mom and dad)
Dad was giving mom "a lil' sugar on the jaw."
A very common sight 'round here.
(8 month pregant Jessica and Caleb)
A family get-to-gether wouldn't be complete without a competition of some kind!
(Jared and Levi)
(Caleb and his massive weapon)
Heavenly Peanut Butter Pie Recipe
8 oz cream cheese (softened)
1 cup powdered sugar
1 prepared graham cracker pie crust
1 cup peanut butter
8 oz Cool Whip (soft)
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy.  Beat in peanut butter and powdered sugar.  Fold in Cool Whip with spoon; spoon into crust.
Refrigerate until chilled, at least 5 hours.
I'm not taking credit for this awesome little chocolate acorns...they're all over pinterest!  So I can't find who originally came up with the idea...but I'm glad they did.  So cute!
Hershey Kiss + Nutter Butter + Chocolate Chip
held together with chocolate frosting
Have a lovely day,

count your blessings
#88 a grocery store aisle with everything imaginable
#89 chocolate desserts
#90 men who let their little boy humor come out (now-and-then)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I am glad you got to have a wonderful refreshing and special time.

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