Sunday night was family dinner night. Those are the best! The bigger, the better. There were nine of us last night for pot roast (pass), potatoes, carrots, corn, cucumber salad, and homemade bread. I LOVE homemade bread!
And there were pies! Two of them actually. My girls and I saw this neat kit while we were out shopping after church that morning.
I figured even I could make that! Unbeknownst to us, my mom already had ingredients to make a chocolate pie. Two pies? Well, if you insist.
I totally forgot to take a picture of it before we cut into it. What else is new?
It was really good! And the best part? It was easy to make. My only issue was it was I pushed the crust down too hard into the pie dish. Made it hard to get out nicely. May not have been pretty, but it tasted like a professional pie. ;-)
After dinner, Hoppy and my mom did a little coloring.
You would be surprised if I told you which of these two enjoys coloring more…
OMG Becky and I struck out for Day 3 of the Couch 2 5K program yesterday afternoon. (Sassy had gone to spend the day with my mom.) It was in the a whopping 47 degrees outside! Best temp in weeks!
The beginning of the trail is looking better. Much less snow. But then we rounded a curve to find there is still plenty of snow hanging on.
And the lake below is still an ice-cube.
On the our cool down, I moved my headband down. I had no idea what a lovely hairdo I had created.
I only walked 1.2 miles home like this. No big deal. Any bets on how soon a neighbor asks me out?
After our workout and shower, I cooked the Japanese sweet potato as my new vegetable challenge.
It was REALLY bright yellow on the inside. I topped it with a little butter spray and a tiny bit of brown sugar. It was sweet, but not as sweet as the sweet potatoes I am used to. And it was a bit dryer overall. But I liked it. Good flavor.
I also received a package yesterday!
Cannot wait to try these! They are chilling as we speak.
What is your favorite kind of pie? French Silk!
Have you tried Cheribundi?