Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Monday's Randomness on Wednesday!!

I started this post on Monday but am just now getting it posted, so here it is!!!
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A while back, I made some of THE MOST delicious crockpot chicken I have ever put into my mouth! Oh.my.word.

I get a weekly email from a few recipe websites and I'm not sure just which one this was in but I'll try my best to get the recipe right. So, here goes! Oh, and be warned! This is not low-fat, diet, or anything to close to it! :-)

4 boneless chicken thighs and 4 boneless chicken breasts
8 slices of bacon
Slices of dried beef or cooked ham lunchmeat
2 cans cream of mushroom soup
1 cup of sour cream
1/2 cup of flour

Spray the crockpot with cooking spray. Line the bottom of the crockpot with the dried beef or ham. The recipe I used called for the dried beef but all I had was ham and it worked really well. Wrap each piece of chicken with one slice of bacon. Lay the chicken pieces on top of the dried beef/ham.

Mix the mushroom soup, sour cream and flour together thoroughly and pour over the chicken.

I cooked this on low in my crockpot for about 6-7 hours. It is wonderful!!! So very wonderful! I believe I served it with mashed potatoes and green beans. We may have had a salad, too! :-)
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My flowers are just about gone for the year. We've cut back most of the hostas and daylilies. It has been so dry here. We've not had any rain for a month, at least.

Below, are a couple of pictures of my petunias and of one of the hanging baskets on the front porch.



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I finally had to take Ellie to the vet. She was still pulling out hair and digging and scratching like crazy and just wasn't herself at all AND I couldn't believe how it was stressing ME out! But I do love her so much and just hated seeing her so miserable.


Ed kept hoping she would "just get over it" but that was not be, I'm afraid.
The vet gave her a shot of steroids and anitbiotic drops to take at home. Ellie just hugged up to me and was such a good kitty while they worked on her.
This was last Wednesday and, though her coat still looks ragged, she is back to her old self again, thankfully. She has been following me around like a pup and I'm not complaining! I'm just so thankful that she is better and it only cost $67.50 when it could have been so much more! *whew!*
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Jaylon loves to help me do laundry. You know, put the soap in washer or throw in the softener ball or put the clothes in the washer or throw them in the dryer and shut the door.
Well, whenever he sees one of Ed's shirts, he recognizes it and says "Papa". It is so sweet! I can't believe he recognizes Ed's shirts!
Oh...what was that? Does he recognize any of my clothes? Uh, apparently not. He doesn't say "Grandma" when he throws in my blouses or nightgowns.
What am I? Chopped liver? *said whiningly*
Noooo, I'm just the one who feeds him and changes his diaper and reads his books to him a kazillion times and....... well, you get the idea.
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Well, that's about all that I have, folks...for now anyway!

I'm gonna get this posted as we are going to take Jaylon to the lake again today because Ed doesn't have to work for the next three days! Yayyy!!! Hope you are able to enjoy this beautiful "autumnal" (that's Martha's word....you know, THE Martha, as in Stewart!! LOL) weather wherever you are!!! :-)

4 comments:

Joyce said...

My dog has the same allergy as your cat I think. She's on meds and they were working but recently the scratching has started up again and it makes us crazy. Back to the vet I guess.

Enjoy your day!

Mrs Lemon said...

My pastor's wife makes this, it is so delicious!

Barbara H. said...

That recipe sounds delicious.

Glad kitty is doing better and your hubby has some time off!

Teresa Dawn said...

I LOVE that picture of you cat!!! My cat has asthma and often can't breathe at night, it's tough.

I can't give her medicine's though... after she swallows them she starts foaming at the mouth and it drips all over the house and she eventually pukes it up... so I have to take her to get shots instead