Let's throw it back!!!
Now if you want to see something funny, watch the video HERE I couldn't embed it lol. WHAT do they have on? LOL and check out those moves lol.
The other day, I was in the garage with my dad and I just started to get kinda weepy. I think it had a lot to do with the fact that my mom had been talking about my dads accident. July 15, 2003. Five years ago. WOW. My dad told my mom he wondered what she would have been doing if he had died. Yes, he could have died. I realized it then, but the more I thought about it the other day, I was just overwhelmed with thankfulness. I am SUCH a daddy's girl. YES EVEN AT 30 lol.
(Excuse the crappy cell phone pics)
I was watching him work with his brother (my dad is in the brown tshirt) and was just amazed at how far he has come. After being non weight bearing for SO long, having to do physical therapy for SO LONG...it's just good to see him active again. He is no where near as strong as he used to be, but he worked hard to regain his strength. He has so much so much passion and loves to work. He sits down every now and then but he loves being busy. Think that's where I get it from? LOL
I turned my attention to Aj who was just in awe of what my dad was doing. I don't think he even blinked while he watched him. I was thankful all over again that my dad made it out of that accident. He does a lot with the kids, but especially AJ. Teaching him what he knows. The girls love to hang out with him and they will be the same way I was lol. My dad taught me early on about cars lol. I can change my oil and my tires if I need to. I can tell you what I THINK is wrong with a car even if I can't fix it. lol. I remember being a little girl and helping him at my uncles shop lol. Passing him the tools he asked for and helping him clean them off when it was time to go. My kids will get to have those same memories.
I'm happy my kids have my dad. Hopefully he will be around for a long, LONG time.
Ok, moving on lol.
I made the red velvet cake again for Tony the other day. He called home from work around 1-ish and begged me to make another one...
I forgot to take a pic of it once it was made...when I took this I had hands out ready for their slice. I don't know what it is about red velvet cake but folks pop up out of the woodworks lol. I sent most of it away. Might be two slices left lol. If you cut it small lol.
Sorry Stacey, this one has nuts lol
The person I got the recipe from doesn't want me to giveit out but I did try another one this time. I got it from The Comfort Table by Katie Lee Joel. This book is awesome btw. I plan on making some more stuff from it this coming week.
AND I found the recipe online! I wasn't sure if I could scan it right out of the book so this makes it even better. It's really good.
I will say this. The first time I try a recipe, I make it exactly like it's written. The next time, I tweak it. This is VERY sweet. I think you can get away with way less sugar. I'll make it again with my changes but NOT until next year lol. I don't even think I'm doing red velvet for Christmas lol.I want to try a southern comfort cake.I've never had any (that I can remember) and I keep hearing rave reviews!!
If you make the cake let me know how you like it!
SOOOOOOOOOOOOO many neat ideas. LOVE IT!!!!!!
As if this post isn't already long enough.... I have become obsessed with finding a pattern like this jumpsuit:
The $450 price tag is not appealing at all lol. I also love the style of this one, but don't like how the legs taper:
at $324 it's less but not too much lol. Looks so comfy. I'm so obsessed lol. I'll make it now if I can find a pattern and make a wrap to go with it lol.
Have a great weekend!!