Saturday, January 3, 2009

Happy New Year!

I just wanted to take a moment to wish everyone a happy 2009!

We rang in the new year with our friends Meggan and Dusty and their son Jaden. We hung out, played games, and had a good time.

I'm not big on New Year's resolutions because I tend to break them and then I just get mad at myself. This is why I never make them. However this year, my goal for myself that just so happens to coincide with the new year is to try a new recipe every week. Last week we tried Rachael Ray's Nacho Bread Pizzas which were excellent. This week we are really outdoing ourselves by trying three new recipes: Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie, Tortilla Soup, and Vegetarian Sloppy Joes. I'm excited to see how they turn out.

P.S. I added some new things to the sidebar of my blog. I added a "Currently Reading" section for those of you dying to know what's on my bookshelf these days, and a section for "This Week's New Recipe" in the hopes that blogging about it will somehow make me more accountable. :) For those of you getting e-mail blog updates, you will have to actually go to the blog to see these things.

Happy New Year everyone! I wish you all a wonderful and blessed 2009!

1 comment:

BrookeWalsh said...

Happy New Year! I'll be interested to hear how the tortilla soup turned out and what your recipe is. I am also planning on making some this week. While I use a "vegetarian" recipe, I will admit I add chicken stock because it's just so much better that way. But the protein in the soup is black beans.

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