Tuesday was forecast to be hot, hot, hot, I decided to jump in and bake. I woke up at 5am, yes, I really did, if you know me "Morning Person", is the last thing to describe me! Anyway I got up early, and started a fire, it was so hard to wrap my mind around the fact that it was going to be 115 with heat index and I was starting a FIRE!! But I did!
I made 3 loaves of wheat bread, 1 loaf of cinnamon bread for french toast this morning, 4 loaves of pumpkin bread, one of the kids favorite snacks, a batch of cookies, and a double batch of corn bread for dinner tonight!! YUMM!!!
And my neighbor was right, it didn't seem any hotter than it already was, I meant when it's 110 in the house what's a few more degrees radiating from the cookstove!! I didn't realize how much I had missed working with the cookstove, despite the heat, I had a nice morning, plus it's always nice to bake yummy things for appreciative children!!
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Next morning we drove around and asked the neighbors if they had seen our pony. But nobody had. In the afternoon we went to the neighbors for milk and they said they thought they saw a pony in a vacant field up the road, Donagan and I drove over there, and sure enough it was Ellie. Now, we have chased Ellie ALL over our own property, she NEVER comes or stands still long enough for you to put a lead on her. As I got out of the the van, in my newly sewn town dress, I asked the Lord if maybeHe could please make her stand still so we could catch her and it wouldn't be a huge drama. Donagan walked up to her and she took off...uuuggghhh!! I took a deep breath and called her like Ileigh does, "Ellington, my pretty pony...". She looked up, pricked her little pony ears and started to walk toward me!!!!! I was speechless! Except to say "thank you Lord for small miracles"!! We put a lead on her and got in the van, Donagan held the rope out the window while we drove ever so slowly home!! It was great fun to see the looks on every ones faces when we pulled in the driveway with our little pony! It was also nice to know the Father listens and answers even the "little" prayers!!
It is supposed to cool off this week and we are very grateful, enjoy your day and keep smiling!!