Two by Four…

What a cold day it turned out be!  The wind blew, and cut right through you.   I believe, if the wind had not been blowing, it would not have felt as cold as it did.

The cold air today, and my going through paper files at work to clean out all those no longer needed, has done a job on my hands.   They are dry and feel like they could crack at any moment.   This is not a good situation, when one is working with fabric or yarn.

Something I like to use is a cream called Udderly Smooth.  It was developed for dairy cows, but works great for dry chapped skin.   The best part is, it does not leave a greasy feel on your hands that can stain fabrics.   I keep a tube of it in my handbag and have a tub of it in my sewing area.   You can find it on-line or ask your local pharmacist for it.

Today was my Friday at work.  I’m looking forward to sleeping in tomorrow.

The windows on my side of the office, at work,  are drafty and the cool temps put me in mind for hot soup this evening.
2 X 4 Soup

2 lbs ground chuck
2 cans minestrone soup
2 cans rote’l
2 cans pinto beans

In a large dutch oven, brown meat with salt and pepper to taste.  When the meat is done, drain off any fat.  Add the minestrone soup, rote’l, and pinto beans.  Bring to a boil and cook for 25-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.    Serve with cornbread or crackers.

I want to thank you all, for being here to read from time to time, and for the kind comments you leave.
God bless and keep you,

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I'm a happily married mom of two, living in Arkansas and selling AVON. Both of my children are grown and in college. I often wonder where the time went. I never thought I'd have blog but when blogs came along, I jumped on board. That just goes to show one doesn't know what the future holds. I was born in 1967 but my life truly began in 1996. That is the year I realized I need God in my life. That is the year I asked Jesus Christ into my life. So, you will see, as you follow my blog, there will be mention of God, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit from time to time. I can't live without sharing that part of my life. I like to go to flea markets and visit antique shops and I usually find something to take home with me. I'm fairly new at crocheting. I tried to learn to crochet in my twenties but I didn't have left handed instructions. I could do it right handed but it was hard for me to keep my stitches consistent. Then a few years ago a left handed friend of mine gave me a book with left handed crocheting instructions and I learned to crochet. My first quilt was in done in 2001. Money was tight and I wanted to give my husband something nice. So I decided to make him a "blanket". Little did I know I would be hooked and still be making quilts years later. I'm starting my hand at scrapbooking and watercoloring. We will see how that goes. :) I update my AVON page each week with a special deal, so be sure to check it out. Well, that's a little about me. Hope you enjoy my blog and follow me on this journey.