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Archive for the month “December, 2013”

Leg of Lamb for Christmas Dinner

Since I had to work the entire week of Christmas, Glen and I had our celebration on the 28th.  This year we cooked up a leg of lamb, and it was delicious.


We had the butcher debone and butterfly the leg.  We made a past of garlic, chopped rosemary, salt and pepper that we spread on the inside and outside of the leg.


We rolled it up and tied it with pretty bows 🙂


We had sauteed green beans….


The lamb leg was roasted on potatoes and garlic. 


It was a yummy, yummy dinner!

A Bit of Primping and Preening

Eva is a clutzy preener…..

They Were Busy Birdies

Those busy birds left a lot of foot prints in the snow.



What Lilly Wanted for Christmas


Lilly:  I see exactly what I want….I’ll take two or three please.




Yesterday my good friends and I went out to do our Christmas girls day out.  We always try to go to a restaurant that we have never been to.  This year we went to O’Dowd’s Little Dublin down on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City.    We got there and ordered an appetizer of spinach artichoke dip and a round of beer. 


Ila and Vickie opted for a nice lite Irish Lager.


I, on the other hand, ordered a nice thick stout.



The atmosphere was nice and inviting. 


I ordered the grilled salmon boxty.  It was so tasty!  The salmon was grilled perfectly, and the mashed potatoes…..well, I can never say anything bad about mashed potatoes!


Our waitress wasn’t as personable as we are used to.  We usually have the wait staff in the picture with us, however this year we were just glad she was willing to take our picture.

Kitty Burrito

We keep the temperature in the house at a steady 70 degrees.  Even though it isn’t cold, Lilly still demands to be wrapped up in a blanket like a kitty burrito.


She looks quite content 🙂

Shooting Deer Prompts New Freezer


This is the splendid new freezer that I bought. 


Here it is loaded up with the deer that Glen shot.  Now that is a good looking freezer!

Are you tired?



Scaredy Cat

Lilly was very skeptical about her cat nip toy. Petey made sure she stayed skeptical.

Dog Noses


This is Miss Lucy’s nose.  Interesting fact about a dog nose…..a print of a dogs nose can be used to identify them just like a persons fingerprint.

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