Archive | April, 2014

Fun City

It’s been a great day down here in fun city. Before we moved or even starting thinking of moving, we called Fairhope fun city. Now that we live here it’s pretty fitting for our new town.


My day started at Bible Study Fellowship this morning which I cannot get enough of–I sure will miss meeting when we break for summer. I am so thankful for this time of transition, although change is always a challenge I see God working in my life and have a deeper desire to know Him more and there’s nothing sweeter than feeling Jesus’ presence.


After an afternoon spent at Starbucks working on a couple magazine articles and a VERY long run at the water I came home to start on one of Bowen’s childhood favorites, Meatloaf.


I have to admit I had never had meatloaf until a couple of weeks ago. My mom didn’t make it that I can remember and I’m not that much of a beef eater. Well, have I ever been a changed woman after tasting Beck’s meatloaf! We had a bite of the leftovers from the fridge the last time we were in Memphis and OH MY GOSH. So moist! So flavorful! I couldn’t believe my taste buds.


I had to have the recipe and I had to make this for myself Bowen so we could enjoy a whole dish of this deliciousness.  I can’t say it was as good as his mom’s but he enjoyed it and so did I, here’s the recipe that was shared with me. The topping is my favorite part–I like a little bit of the caramelized top on every bite.


Changes to the above recipe: Add tomato sauce to the beef mixture (instead of the top) and bake thirty minutes then add a mixture of 1/2 ketchup and 1/2 brown sugar to the top–bake another 10-15 minutes.

We finished our night at the lake–Bowen fished..


Slate swam..


and I cheered them both on 🙂