Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Quick Tortellini and Spinach Soup

2 Tbs olive oil
4 cloves garlic, pressed
1 large onion, minced
2 tsp dried Italian herbs
13 Cups chicken broth
13 oz spinach/cheese tortellini
30 oz crush tomatoes, packed in puree
10 oz fresh spinach, coarsely chopped

Heat olive oil in large stop pot over medium high heat. Sautee onion and garlic, until translucent. Add herbs. Stir well. Add broth and bring to a boil. Stir in tortellini. Simmer 10-12 mins until tortellini is cooked. Stir in tomatoes and simmer another 5 mins. Add spinach. Cover and turn off heat.

Ladle soup into warm bowls and top liberally with grated parmesan cheese.

This was sooooo easy and sooooo yummy on our first very cool night of Fall. Click time to comment :)

Mrs. Schaeffer's quote for the day:
*Food and meal-times shared have always been thought of as a closer kind of communication than simply talking to people, without eating together.*

Monday, October 24, 2005

Color and Organization

This post is actually a test of my ability to add pictures to my site. You're looking at a book shelf in my office and the canvas baskets are a tool to help with organization. A before picture would really add to the explanation. Not sure if I have one. This Fall has seen some accomplishment in weeding out the unnecessary clutter. Click on the time to comment on one area where you have succeeded in organization!

Thursday, October 13, 2005


Bold : Irish

Charming, witty, original and idealistic you have a creative and inventive mind with great intuition. Your broad vision, perceptive powers and compassion gives you an instinctive understanding of peoples needs. You are a natural leader who has a talent for inspiring and teaching others and always display fairness, honesty and integrity. You are always seeking a new challenge for your vast creative potential.

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Saturday, October 08, 2005


One Marble Brownie
Scoops, Breyers Coffee Ice Cream
Drizzle, Hershey's Chocolate Syrup

Enjoy after a long day of cleaning, scrubbing, and re-organizing.

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