Thursday, August 31, 2006

Curbsie championhip

Today, the Laverty's came over. Grace andHannah against my Dad and David played a game of curbsie. (A game where you try to hit the other team's curb and you score points for hitting it.) Here is some of the pictures.

From left to right: my Dad, David, Tracey, Sophie, Grace, and Hannah.

David just hit the curb!

The winners!

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Grace's new pet.

Yesterday, Grace got a new pet. It is a bearded dragon. Here it is.
She has been saving her money for a while to get one. It's name is Tannin. (Which is Hebrew for "dragon."


Saturday, August 26, 2006

Our Old Book Collection

Our family has been collecting old christian books for a while, here's some of them.
We buy them in book shops, markets, and boot sales. We really enjoy reading them!
BTW - Lydia has started her own blog!!

~ Grace

Thursday, August 24, 2006

Lydia broke.....

..........her finger today!!!!!! She caught a ball the wrong way and broke her finger!! We were playing curbsie, (a neighborhood favorite,) she is wearing a makeshift splint until next Thursday. She'll be getting a splint on then. Other than that the Laverty kids had a sleepover at our house last night. We had a great time! :) Until next time,

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

The last few days...

We had a dinner after our Sunday morning service. We really enjoyed it!! Yesterday we went grocery shopping. We also eat supper at the Laverty's house.
Tommorow, Jean, (A lady that comes to our church), will be eating lunch with us.
Well, we have to get ready for church now,
3 sisters

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This is a photo of Megan, (David's daughter), at the back of our church.

Monday, August 21, 2006

Recipe box show and tell.

Mountain musings is hosting a recipe box show and tell. I thought it would be fun.Here is a picture of my recipe box.

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My Mom and Dad bought me this recipe box last christmas. I hope to fill it with a lot of recipes.


Friday, August 18, 2006

Hi, everyone. Yesterday, we went to the Laverty's and Hannah and I went to the dentist. Everything was fine at the dentist. (We were very glad about that.) The Laverty's and Stuart came over and had supper with us and the men went knocking on doors. Today, we went to the car boot sale and David C. (another man who has started coming to the church lately) came and ate supper with us. Here is a picture of Scrabo tower.
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Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Watertop Farm

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Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Hannah's bunny.

If you would like to see a picture of Hannah's new bunny. Please go to Hannah's blog

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3 Sisters


We had good services on Sunday. Bro Stan Cullen and his family came down from Londonderry. Bro. Stan Cullen preached our evening service. You can here is sermon here - He did very well!! Yesterday, Hannah bought a bunny at the pet store. She saved her money for two months. She bought a lop-earred rabbit. It's very cute! We've been trying to post some photos, but blogger is not letting us post them. Is anyone else having the same problem??
We'll post some pics when blogger gets fixed.
3 Sisters

Saturday, August 12, 2006

Watertop farm.

The second place, we went on Thursday was Watertop farm.

This is Hannah riding a pony called Sandy.

Another pony.

Some of the coat is pink. (I think they must have dyed it.)


I will post more pictures of Watertop farm and our trip soon.

3 sisters

We're back!

Today, we got back from our little trip. We had a lot of fun and went to a lot of places.
This is the first place, we went on Thursday. It is called Garron point.

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Tomorrow, our family is going on a little holiday for 2 days. We leave tomorrow and will get back on Saturday. We are going to the North coast. We will be posting pictures of our holiday on Saturday.
3 sisters

Barbeque pictures.

Today, our church had a barbeque at Scrabo tower. It was really good. We really enjoyed it. The food was great.(There was a lot to choose from.)

Scrabo tower.David



Ethel, Tracey, and me (Tracey is holding her crocheting, I just started teaching Ethel and Tracey how to crochet today.)

If you would like to see more pictures of the barbeque please go to my Mom's blog, Chyrll's corner.

3 sisters

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Frosted Orange Salad

Sis Tammy is hosting a summer salads swap. So we decided we would join in the fun!!
Frosted Orange Salad
3 packages (3 ounces each) orange gelatin
3 cups boiling water
1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple
3 cups cold water
4 medium firm bananas, sliced
2-1/2 cups minature marshmallows
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 egg, beaten
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup whipping cream, whipped
3/4 chopped pecans, toasted
1/2 flaked coconut, toasted
In a bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Stir cold water, bananas, marshmallows, and pineapple into gelatin. Pour into a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. dish coated with nonstick cooking spray; refrigerate until firm. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine sugar and flour. Stir in reserved pineapple juice until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hotfilling in the egg; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Cool. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth; add cooled filling. Fold in whipped cream. Spread over gelatin (dish will be full.) Sprinkle with nuts and coconut. Equals 12 servings.

Monday, August 07, 2006

Craft pictures

Today, we went grocery shopping and the Laverty's came over. We had a lot of fun.Here is some pictures of some crafts, I (Lydia) have made.

Here is a picture of a potholder and hot pad, I crocheted for my Mom. I just finished the potholder today.Another picture of the hot pad.We bought a bottle of pink lemonade and I decided to paint it and use it for a vase.A closer view.

A bracelet I made.

3 sisters

Saturday, August 05, 2006

A. Four jobs I have had in my life:
1. Student
2. Sister
3. Daughter
4. Christian/ Pastor's/ Missionary's Kid

B) four movies I could watch over and over
1. The Kent Hovind Seminar Series2. Finding Nemo
3. Home videos of our family
4. Good singing videos

C) Four Places I have lived
1. Taylorsville, NC
2. Londonderry, Northern Ireland
3. Kircubbin, Northern Ireland
4. Newtownards, Northern Ireland

D) Four things I like to do.
1. Sing
2. Play the guitar and mandolin
3. Spend time with my sisters
4. Read my Bible

E) Four places I have been on vacation
1. Scotland
2. Wales
3. Williamsburg, VA
4. Co. Fermenagh

F) Four websites I visit daily (or frequently)
1. My blog.
2. Courtney's Contemplations
3. Chyrll's Corner
4. Ethel's Place

G) Four of my favorite foods
1. Battered sausages and chips. (French fries)
2. Fruit
3. Pizza
4. Subway

H) Four places I would like to be right now
1. Outside playing with Hannah
2. Playing tennis or volleyball
3. Taking a nature walk
4. church

Four friends I think will respond
1. My Mom
2. Hannah
3. Sis Kristi
4. Anyone else who wants to!

By Grace

Friday, August 04, 2006

More zoo pictures.

Here is some more pictures of the zoo, where we went on Wednesday. Yesterday, We cleaned the house and Grace,my Mom and Hannah got their hair cut and we did a little bit of shopping. Today, Grace and Hannah got a new bike. They get it tomorrow. I will post a picture of it tomorrow. Tonight, we went to the Laverty's house. (We had a lot of fun.) Next week, our church is going to have a barbeque at Scrabo tower. (We are looking forward to that.)

This is a vicuña, they are the world's smallest camel.

This is a golden cat.This is a monkey.

3 sisters

Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Belfast zoo

Today, we went to the Belfast zoo. We had a lot of fun looking at the different animals. Here is some of the pictures.

This is a sun bear.Red river hog.


We will post more tomorrow.

3 sisters