Monday, September 15, 2008

What's New!

Just thought I would point out the new recipe on the sidebar. This is a great recipe that brings back memories of my childhood. My sister Terry sent it. It is kind of like a lava cake when served warm, but also yummy when cold. You can't go wrong with it.

Also I have put together a new blog for our Relief Society. Lauri did the cute design for it. I am quite excited about it and think it will be a good way to stay in touch with all the Relief Society sisters. Check it out at it really is good (even if I do say so myself).

We had a fun weekend with Tony and Lauri. They brought Hannah, Grace, Bailey and Ethan. Ethan is a real tank. He is both tall and solid. I don't know how Lauri carries him all day. I think I would have to put him on a blanket and drag him from room to room. The girls were great and it was fun to spend some time with Lauri. She taught me how to do blog backgrounds so I am going to try to change mine to a different theme. Hopefully I can remember what's what.

Jim talked to Julie today. The hurricane went right over her house, but it is OK. At least that is the report she got. Reed is in Virginia at school for the Coast Guard and can't come home. She had to do the evacuation all by herself. Fortunately, Conrad is a lot like his Dad and was able to organize the evacuation. This is the second time they had to evacuate, the last time it was Reed and Conrad (Julie was in Utah), this time it was Julianne and Conrad. The damage to the town, roads etc. is so bad she will have to stay at the hotel in Tyler, TX for about 30 more days. How would you like that? Fun the first day, but a little too cozy after a short while. Her life is completely upside down. But at least the house is safe and most of all they are out of harm's way. Let's all pray for an end to Texas hurricanes.


Shelli said...

I'm going to have to try that recipe out! Is that hot cocoa mix, or unsweetened cocoa? I'm glad Juli is safe; I was a little worried about her, because I thought she was close to Galveston, and that's all I've been hearing lately. Sorry I missed you this weekend -- didn't know Lauri was down, too! I hope my kids weren't too much trouble!

Vidal's Nest said...

I am so glad Julie is Ok!I'm not sure how she is going to survive staying in a hotel for a month though! Ughh!


Sounds like you guys are as busy as ever! We are so glad that Julie and Reed are doing so well. What a scary thing. Conrad sure sounds like he is becoming an expert evacuator. I guess with eight kids, life never slows down, even when they move away!

Lynda said...

Glad Juli is okay. Been thinking about her a lot. Funny that our kids think cocoa is the hot cocoa in a package... I don't have this recipe, and may try it too. It was gooooodddd