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Thursday, October 11, 2007

Slow Cooker, Contests, Awards

Spiced Cran-Apple Cider
1/2 C packed brown sugar
2 tsp whole allspice
4 sticks cinnamon, 3 inches long
1 bottle (48 oz) apple cider
1 bottle (48 oz) cranberry juice

Mix all ingredients in slow cooker. Cook on low-heat for 4-6 hrs. Remove allspice and cinnamon sticks before serving.

For more slow cooker recipes visit Sandra

Because I'm so far behind I'm just cramming everything into this post!

Contests:
Patriot from American Mad is having a giveaway from Hummingbird Farms; you could win a Lavender Body Lotion or Wash.

The Rocking Pony is having a contest to win something from her Etsy shop - go check out the absolutely cute things she makes!

Awards - I've been given the following awards and have been so behind in acknowledging them!
The Nice Matters Award from The Rocking Pony

Mathetes (Excellence in Discipleship) Award and The Sweet Treat Award from Glo

Totally Fabulous Award from Renee and Karen

Thank you ladies so much for thinking of me!

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11 comments:

Deb said...

Ooo. That recipe sounds yummy! Can't wait till we have cold weather here so I can enjoy it. Would you believe we're in the 90's?

Congrats on your awards--you deserve all of them. :o)

Mike said...

I love to have my 4-year old and 2-year old watch sports with me. But I don't like football, a little basketball and definitely not baseball.

(Sorry if I offend you for writing that.)

The kind of sports I watch is ... well, UFC -- ultimate fighting championship. And I know I have to kick the habit.

"Daddy," my 4-year old would say. "Are you watching violent again? Do what Mommy do. Watch chick-flick."


Have a great weekend.

Mike
http://somethingaboutparenting.typepad.com/

http://www.mikeleonen.com/

Mommatude said...

You deserve the awards!You have an awesome and inspiring blog!

Yummy dish-going to have to try it.

Sandra said...

Ohhhh that sounds so good Michelle, thank you for sharing :)

Kari said...

Now THAT'S a recipe I may have to actually attempt! It sounds soooo good.
Hope all is well with you and yours. How's Joe doing? I know he's as ready to come home as you are to get him there!

Renee's Ramblings said...

This cider sounds delicious! We'll try it out soon. (Probably at our homeschool trunk and treat). Thanks for sharing.

Sue "Sioux" Seibert said...

Hey. It sounds like you girls are doing well. So, Kayla is a sports fan! She'd enjoy watching our Bethy play catcher in select fast pitch softball, 12 and under! Are you feeling well? How's Joe.

Love to you, all 4!!

amy said...

you rock! let me know when you get your prize

A Special Family said...

That sounds just what I need because right now I have larengitis (sp?) although I have no slow cooker...sadly! I wonder if it would make on the stove?

I hope it was ok I mentioned Kayla in my post, you didn't mention it when you commented, I really hope it was ok!

Karen said...

What a wonderful recipe, I can't wait to try it! Thank you so much for mentioning my give-away. See why you were given the Nice Matters award? :) And an especial thank you for your prayers for Micah today. We're just hoping for a conclusive test.

Mayhem And Miracles said...

I am going to "steal" this for our church anniversary celebration coming up! That video of Kayla is too cute. You're raising her right to love baseball like that. We're a unique group. (Even if you do root for the Red Sox. :)