Mark was gone most of the week and my Dad came to see the Grandkids for the weekend. We had a bit of a crazy week.
I made okra pickles. I think this could be our favorite way to eat pickles.
Hello perfectly organized hall closet. I don’t think we’ve ever been introduced. Look at the space!
The beginning of Maple Pecan Scones – courtesy of the Pioneer Woman.
So much icing, so much butter, so much sugar – they were perfect.
I balanced their richness with my favorite Three Bean Vegan Chili.Mark brought me back goodies from Idaho. And yes, that is a gold wrapped potato.
Brooks was “repelling from a cave wall to save a fire-fighter.”Morning snack time seriousness.
Brooks took a picture of his crumbs.
Morning snack time not so serious.
This is his motto.
My Dad brought sweet corn all the way from his Illinois garden. A bit of reading first thing in the morning is recommended, especially with Papa.Brooks caught his first fish entirely by himself. Papa and Dad were shocked.
Papa’s first trip to the Varsity.
I was busy cooking and turned around to a site I will probably never see again – Silas piling up on the coleslaw (he actually ate it).
The mess after the chaos of dinner.
And dessert.Happy Birthday Papa! We feel so blessed that you choose to spend it with us.
See you next week!