Hello, I hope this finds you doing well.

I saw a beautiful rainbow the other day and took a pretty good picture of it, but then lost in the cyberspace, due to a mistake I made.  Go figure.  🙂

I also took a picture of cookies I baked, recipe below.  I lost that picture too, so I took a picture of one lone cookie to go with the recipes.  The cookies disappeared fast!

I went to visit my parents Sunday afternoon and had a good visit with them.  Mom sent home a jar of apple butter and a jar of peach jam she and my aunt Ree made.  They won blue ribbons on them in their local fair.   Mom let me sample some of each from jars she already had open and I’m telling you they are delicious!  I think they look pretty in the jar too. 🙂

Well, the kids are back in school and I think we are getting back into a routine.  It seems my routine has morphed or changed on its own, without any conscious effort on my part.  Where I use to be wound up and running at 90+ miles an hour at night, I now find that I’m waking earlier and  that is when my creative side is more active.  Thus I am writing early today.

This morning I read an article that hit close to home.  You might be able to relate to it too.  Have you ever heard of FOMO?  

Check out this article.

Recipe of the Week
This recipe was a blue ribbon winner in the Mahnomen Count Fair.  It was submitted by Teri Lynn Turpin, from Naytahwaush, Minn.  This recipe is from Favorite Recipes of America – Desserts, Favorite Recipes Press 1968.
Oatmeal Cookies 

1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. soda
1 c. flour
1/2 c. shortening
6 tbsp. brown sugar
6 tbsp. white sugar
1 egg
Vanilla to taste
1 c. oatmeal
1/2 c. chopped nuts (opt.)
Sift salt, soda and flour together; set aside.  Cream shortening; add sugars, a little at a time.  Cream after each addition until mixture is fluffy; add eggs and vanilla.  Beat well add sifted ingredients and mix.  Add oatmeal and nuts; mix well.  Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets.  Bake at 350° for 10-13 minutes or until firm and slightly browned.  Let cookies cool on cookie sheets about 1 minute.  Remove to cooling rack.  Store in a tight covered cookie jar or can.  Yield: 2 1/2 dozen cookies.
I guess that’s it for now.
Have a great day!
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.

2 thoughts on “FOMO?”

  1. This looks like a real good recipe. Better than mine I bet. I have posted the one I made on my site. Will try your version. Oatmeal cookies are my favorite!

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