Raising a Creative Child

My guest writer today is Ada, a stay-at-home mother of two rambunctious preschoolers. Ada enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and reading when she’s not playing Mommy and blogging about it at Ada Shot Me. Creativity is used every day, in every aspect of our lives. When we think of creativity, we usually think […]

Ron Paul Stuffed Pasta Shells

Since receiving a copy of The Ron Paul Family Cookbook, Adelaide has made Oreo Cake, Original Chocolate Chip Cookies, Banana Nut Bread, Orange Rolls, and now Ron Paul Quick’n Easy Stuffed Pasta Shells. If you have the cookbook, the recipe is found on page 5. Adelaide says: I halved the recipe, and still had half […]

Ron Paul Oreo Cake

Since giving a copy of The Ron Paul Family Cookbook to Adelaide, she has made Original Chocolate Chip Cookies, Banana Nut Bread, Orange Rolls, and now Ron Paul Oreo Cake. If you have the cookbook, the recipe for Oreo Cake is found on page 1. Adelaide says: I made the Oreo Cake for the treat […]

Ron Paul Cookies

Since giving a copy of The Ron Paul Family Cookbook to Adelaide, she has made Banana Nut Bread, Orange Rolls, and now Ron Paul Original Chocolate Chip Cookies. Ron Paul Original Chocolate Chip Cookies Cream the following ingredients: 1 cup Crisco 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla Dissolve […]

Ron Paul Orange Rolls

I gave a copy of The Ron Paul Family Cookbook to Adelaide. She soon made Banana Nut Bread from page 5 and now she has cooked up Ron Paul Orange Rolls from page 20. Adelaide says: I’ll send orange rolls home with Jill for you to try. I made them last night and refrigerated them […]

Ron Paul Banana Nut Bread

  After a small donation last week to the Ron Paul Campaign I received three copies of The Ron Paul Family Cookbook. I gave one of the cookbooks to Adelaide and she made Banana Nut Bread, with a slight change of ingredients: What I did different: I didn’t use nuts, as we didn’t have any […]

Father Christmas In Kaysville

Father Christmas came to visit
My grandchildren this year.
But when he loudly Ho Ho Hoed
They refused to go near.

So Father Christmas skillfully
Made candy canes appear.
And with this very tasty treat
He overcame their fear.

Dinosaurs at Hogle Zoo

Yesterday’s visit to Hogle Zoo with Jill, Adelaide, and my grandchildren found us encountering dinosaurs. Their heads and necks moved and they made noises so as to appear more life-like. The Dilophosaurus even spit water out of its mouth which scared my granddaughter Aurora and quite surprised me just as I was about to take […]

Model Railroad Festival

Today we visited the Ogden Union Station to attend The Hostlers Model Railroad 2011 Festival. There were HO, N, G, O and S scale layouts in several rooms. During the three day show over 8,000 people will visit (it seemed like all of them were there right at the time we arrived). The Hostlers Model […]