Saturday, September 27, 2014


Over the last few months my life has been full of changes.  Some good and some not so good.  I choose to dwell on the good.   Add to the juicing, we are eating a healthier diet and enjoying the energy from fruit and vegetable juice and good protein.  I am still without the Coke monster—drinking only water but about to embark on an experiment in decaffeinated organic teas.
Sugar is still my nemesis but I’m trying.  There are certain things that just cry out for sugar like a lovely apple cobbler which goes unnoticed until the powdered sugar and lemon juice icing is spread over it.
Then a piece is instantly missing—courtesy of DH who was taste testing.
Two nights ago I made a black bean pizza and it was super delicious, if I do say so myself.  Simply mash a can of black beans with Worcestershire, salt and pepper, jalapenos, and a tablespoon of barbeque sauce.  Spread it over the dough, top with sauce and add grated cheese.  It was so well received that I will certainly be making it again in the near future.

As for knitting changes, the Blanket Sweater is continuing and this is the first time in many years that I have been knitting monogamous.  I am currently 7 rows from starting the body and happily moving along. 
Army grandson has moved his family to Savannah, Georgia where he is currently stationed.  They are missed by grandma and grandpa in Chicago but g-grandma is sort of enjoying all of the pictures of Miss Adelyn exploring the new “haunts” (quite literally since the house four doors down from them is said to be the most haunted house in Savannah).
She is going to be a southern belle the next time I see her!
The weather is gorgeous.  Even Max can be found sunning with Macy.  Some prefer the walkway to the grass!
Life is good.


Nancy said...

I must remember your black bean pizza recipe, as it sounds delicious!

SissySees said...

I want that pizza. Might have to have it for lunch tomorrow.

Your g-grand girl is PRECIOUS already! I love a good ghost tour. Can't wait for the local one here in podunk.

kathy b said...

wow. You have reached some great goals Katherine.

G grand girl is so sweet. Al is told if she wants to be a southern girl she needs a deviled egg tray! Hmmmm ….

Happy MONOGOmous knitting! Its my usual method.

Love to Max and Macy. After a WILD saturday with my sisters german shepard and gorden setter….it was just too too much dog for me. We love them but they are strong and they nearly ate rozzy! Im surprised her old heart was able to take it….
Im thinking small dogs for us…..if fireman will ever give in

elns said...

Life is good, indeed!

I was just talking about the joys of Worcestershire sauce. A little jazzes up so much, non? I will have to try that mashed bean combo, maybe on tortilla chips/for nachos!!

(I'm hot and cold on pizza, my issue I know ... I know ...)

Your g-grandaughter is definitely going to be a Southern Belle. good stuff :)