Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Charlie Brown Day

Had a funny day yesterday. I did nothing much at all and compared to all the running around and Christmas prep that felt strange. Wanted to show you the Charlie Brown tree one of the kids bought me for Christmas. I love it being the Peanuts fan I am.

Boiling this ugly thing up to make a pot of ham and bean soup. My dog kept following me around hoping I was going to give it to her.

Washed and put away the Christmas dishes for another year.

This is the dregs of the cookie tin. That is it. Thank goodness. I need to eat something whole and real and not baked or whipped. I am actually craving the opposite of this now.

Please kids eat these all up and fast. Get them out of my sight and house all together.

I am making a big batch of my chopped Greek salad today. Crunchy and low fat is on the docket. You can find the recipe here.

Oh, and I wanted to just thank everyone for the kind thoughts on my brother's step daughter. She is actually not a young child but in her late forties. My brother is 16 years older than me and his wife is 11 years older than him so I just wanted to clarify. It still is the most terrible thing for my sister in law. No matter the age, it is her child.


  1. That salad just reminded me of one I have in my frig--guess what I am going to do now!

  2. Hmm, great food! Looks like you had a great Christmas!

  3. I was enjoying pics of your food, but then the last few sentences caught my eyes...sorry to read about health problems of a family member....wish you all well...Mel's Designs...'n Harmony has a year in review....Mel

  4. Cute tree.

    We have all of our Christmas decor cleaned up and put away until next year.
    Feels so good to get organized.

    Yummy looking salad :)

  5. wow, that greek salad looks delicious... a must try ... i don't have everything i need to make it ... another it will be. yummy. i love Peanuts & Charlie Brown ... fun!! (:

  6. Salad and healthy sounds great! I too need to get all of the "goodies" out of the house. Too many!! I am going to check out your recipe now.
    Sounds like you had a very enjoyable Christmas. Blessings ~Sara

  7. That salad looks amazing. Some great recipes here.

    As far as the age of the stepdaughter- it is always hard for a child to go before a parent no matter what the age. Blessings to you- xo Diana

  8. Ooooo wonderful pics of Christmas fun and yum,Have a wonderful new Year.Denise

  9. I love the Charlie B tree. I am a Peanuts fan too!
    I took all of my Christmas stuff down today. Tomorrow I will give the house a good cleaning. Sure feels good to get it all put away.
    I too am craving healthy foods!!!
    When a child dies before the parent, no matter the age, it defies the natural order of things, and is always so..so hard.
    Prayers go out.