This last picture was taken here in our home town. Isn't this tree braggin'! When the girls were home, every morning on our way to school during the fall we would watch this beauty as it would go from green, to red, to orange, to yellow and finally bear. Isn't it funny how the smallest things in life make you smile :)
WARNING! WARNING! EMERGENCY SUBJECT CHANGE!!!! OK, this is November 10th and I'm ready for spring again. It's 31 degrees this morning!!! Burrrrrrrrrrr!!!! The Mullins' family does not, I repeat.......does not like cold weather!!!!! It was supposed to be rainy today and I was going to stay in my jamies all day, do laundry, finish decorating my christmas tree (yup, you heard me), drink hot tea and make a big pot of Taco soup! Well, actually I'm still going do all that, except now I will put my clothes on, bundle up and walk!!!! I sure hope I don't freeze to death!!!
For those of you who need to warm up those bodies and you don't feel like getting out and walking or going to the gym today, here's my Taco Soup receipe........
2 lbs ground beef
1 or 2 cans of rotel (depending on how spicy you want it)
2 cans stewed tomatoes
frozen corn (or you can use 1 can of whole kernel and 1 can of cream corn)
1 pkg. taco seasoning
1 pkg. ranch seasoning (not dip)
1 can pinto beans
2 cans chili beans
Brown ground beef. Drain. Add taco seasoning and ranch dressing mix to ground beef and stir. Add canned ingredients and corn (do not drain). Bring to boil. Cover, simmer on low for 30 - 45 minutes. Serve with tortilla chps, sour cream, shredded cheese, salso, etc. Enjoy!