Showing posts from June, 2012

Ch, ch, ch, chia. . .in my Oatmeal?

I was recently made aware of a breakfast trend, made popular by Pinterest. 
It goes by many names. 
Porridge. Refrigerator Oats Overnight Oatmeal.
Anyway you name it, the stuff is amazing. 
I was skeptical at first. COLD oatmeal. Blech. 
I was so moved by this blog post that I decided to give it a try. 
Two jars. 
Just in case I wasn't impressed.
But impressed I was. . .
My personal recipe is as follows
1/4 cup old fashioned oats1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk2 tsp. brown sugar1/4 tsp. cinnamon1/2 cup blueberries1/2 medium sized banana, mashed Put everything into a pint sized glass jar with a lid. Swish it around a bit. Let it sit in the refrigerator overnight. 
I let mine sit out a while, so that it's not icy cold. I think somewhere between refrigerated and room temperature is good for me. Like I said before, I made two of them Wednesday night. I had one yesterday and one this morning. Honestly, I think the one from today was better. The flavor seemed fuller than yeste…

Happy Father's Day to the love of my life. . .

Happy Father's Day Rodney!  We love you so much.

Music . . . it's in the family!

Mid-May, it was recital time! This year, we had 4 (count 'em, 4) Holloman kiddos playing or singing. It was quite exciting.


Tonight we experienced In-N-Out for the first time. I had heard so much about it from friends, I told Rodney that we had to go. After a wonderful service at Lancaster Baptist Church, we headed over there with Logan Wolf, church planter in Provo, UT (we missed you Grayson), Daniel & Melissa Mann, on deputation to go start a work in Skokie, IL, Roberto Paredes, and
Arnulfo Olivio, a pastor from Panama.

I had a cheeseburger, Animal-Style, with fries, and a Diet Coke (of course). Gonna have to run a marathon to work this meal off! Below, you will see the "before" and "after" proof.

Making Family Memories--Fishing!

One of the things that Reilly has been asking to do since last summer is to go fishing. Now, for those of you who know me, you laugh at this. . .you know I am NOT an outdoor kind of girl. When we were growing up, our idea of "camping" was a deluxe cabin with central air and cable TV.  
Rodney was getting ready to leave for Brazil, so we arranged to borrow some fishing stuff (we didn't tell the kids what we were doing), secured a fishing spot (Granddaddy Alton's pond), got the kids out of school early (gasp. . .) and took them fishing.

Allison did not catch anything . . . but she is determined to get one next time!
Making family memories, down by the creek bank.

Three Generations. . .

Mom, Erica & Me, and Allison. . .headed to Faith Church's Mother Daughter Friend Luncheon Event.

As you can see, the craziness is hereditary--at least Allison comes by it honestly!

Love these clouds!

Constant reminder of God's love for me!