2014 week #5


homemade hot pretzels – so easy and so so good



Hot Pretzels

4 teaspoons yeast
1 teaspoon sugar
1 1/4 cups warm water
3 1/2 – 4 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon oil
1/2 cup baking soda
4 cups hot water
melted butter
1/4 cup kosher salt

Dissolve yeast and 1 t. sugar in warm water. Let stand 10 minutes. Add remaining ingredients. Knead. Let rise til double. Preheat oven to 450. Dissolve soda in hot water. Make 2 pretzels out of dough and dip in water. Bake for 8 minutes. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with salt.


our cline is pretty creative – with plastic containers for skates, a plastic tomato for a puck and a wood stick for a hockey stick, he was about ready to go pro



no, hudson doesn’t routinely hug his little brother, but if it’s cline’s turn to play the wii, hudson is more than willing to take over help.



bath’s before church has become somewhat of an assembly line




hudson’s perspective just cracks me up



two of my sis’ and i (plus three little ones) went out to see our new niece in francescille.  

i thought of posting a picture of my very stuck van being pulled out of a ditch by a tow truck, but the picture of wren and big cousin boden is much cuter. 



sunny screaming – “cline has my sock!!!!”

i calmly look over – “no sunny, cline has baby wren’s sock.”

cline – “well, i like it and it fits perfect”!



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