Monday, November 28, 2011

november 28

I saw this plate at a nearby antique store a while ago, and recently when I was there shopping, the plate was still there, so I decided to get it for myself.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

november 27

grrr...antibiotics for an ear infection

Saturday, November 26, 2011

november 26

I was ready for an upgrade!

Thursday, November 24, 2011

november 24

A wonderful Thanksgiving Day with my family.

My husband baked a pecan pie ... it was delicious!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

november 23

Wednesday afternoon at an area Best Buy, and campers are already lining up by the front doors for the 'Black Friday' deals.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

november 20

steak marinade recipe from Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce ~ may be my new favorite for grilled steak, and so easy!

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

november 16

Fred the red-eared slider

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

november 15

autumn color, squirrel on the fence, squirrel nest in a pecan tree

Thursday, November 10, 2011

november 10

Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

4 eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cups sugar
1 can (15 ounce) pumpkin
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Combine first four ingredients in a large bowl. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices; add to pumpkin mixture and mix well. Pour into greased and floured 12 x 18 x 2-inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting

4 ounces cream cheese, softened
3 Tablespoons butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 to 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 Tablespoon cream or milk, if needed

Beat together the cream cheese, butter, and vanilla extract, adding enough of the powdered sugar to give desired consistency. Cream can also be added, if needed.

~~thanks to Karen for sharing this recipe~~ 
it's now a seasonal family favorite!

Monday, November 7, 2011

Sunday, November 6, 2011

november 6

autumn color in northeast Oklahoma along highways 99 and 75

Saturday, November 5, 2011

november 5

fall color in the neighborhood