Day Trip

On Saturday Hal and I took a little day trip up to Duluth. He wanted to watch the UMD Bulldogs football game since they are the nationally ranked number 1 team in Division II and had won the national championship. They didn't disappoint. In fact, we left the game in the middle of the third quarter when UMD was winning 35-0. It was getting a little boring.

But that gave us time to head down to the shores of Lake Superior! I had never actually been down to Canal Park, and it was so much fun. We just walked around, out on the pier to the lighthouse and just enjoyed the view. It was such a beautiful sunny day. We even got to see a ship going out to sea and going under the lift bridge. I thought Hal would think it's cool, but he just kept saying "haven't you ever seen a boat before?" Men! I thought it was cool.


Crock Pot Hot Ham & Cheese

I don't think that in all my years of blogging (a whopping three?) I've posted a recipe. But the time has come, ladies and gentlemen. Trust me, it's a good one! Super yummy and super easy!! I can't take the credit, however. My friend Kristi made this one at a football party last year and I just had to have the recipe. So I made it for our Ladies Retreat this past weekend and have been bombarded with recipe requests. So here goes:

3 lbs shaved ham (pieced up)
1/2 brick of cream cheese
1/2 stick of butter
1/2 can of evaporated milk
1lb of Velveeta

Melt last four ingredients in microwave and pour over ham in the crockpot. Heat through.

Warning: it makes a lot, so it's good for big groups or like a youth group dinner or something like that, although the leftovers are just as good. And I'm guessing you could freeze the leftovers and just heat them up in the crockpot again if you have a lot left over!