Archive | December 2013

Photographs

I’ve been slacking a bit in the blog post arena because I’ve had a million other things going on.

First off, the big news.  The hubby and I are moving back to Texas.  He got a job offer that we couldn’t pass up so we’ll be ringing in the new year in Houston.

Secondly, we bought ourselves a new camera, a Nikon D5100 and we’ve been having a blast with it!  It finally got to the point that the point and shoot camera I had just couldn’t do what I needed/wanted it to do, so we upgraded.  I figured I would post some of the pictures I’ve been taking here.  A little mini re-cap of where I’ve been over the past few months.

Chipmunk

Chipmunk playing peek-a-boo with me.

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Broccoli Cheese Soup

So yes, I have posted this before, but it was a post with a bunch of other recipes and what not in there so I feel like it kind of got lost and deserves its own post.  I made this again for dinner last night and mmm… it is just so dang good!  

For as long as I can remember my favorite soup has been broccoli cheese.  And lucky for me, broccoli is one of those veggies my hubby will actually eat!

This was (originally) another recipe that I found on Pinterest, here.  Well, I didn’t like the “1 1/2 cubes of butter” explanation (I mean, really, what the heck is a “cube” of butter?!).  But, observant little me noticed the small print which said that she had found the picture for the recipe on allrecipes.com (one of my all-time favorite recipe websites).  I went to allrecipes and found a very similar recipe that actually had a measurement for the butter (6 tablespoons), but slightly different directions, so I combined the two:

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