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Baby Boy goes home

We enjoyed our 24+ hours w/Kaleb. Had a good visit yesterday. Corby fixed ham & beans for dinner and then Kaleb went out with some friends later in the evening. I fixed Cinnamon Bits for breakfast (see below for recipe). We went to Sam's to pick up cat & dog food, and pick up a few things for Kaleb to take back. He got some homework done this afternoon, and then we watched "Thunderbolt & Lightfoot" with Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges. It's an old movie (from 1974) but Kaleb is on a Clint Eastwood kick ever since seeing Gran Torino. We enjoyed it. After eating some leftovers for dinner, Kaleb headed home. Again, I think it's harder to say goodbye from home. He made it home safely and that's the most important things...

a few pics before he left...gonna miss you son...come back soon!

CINNAMON BITS (serves 6)
Take 3 cans regular sized biscuits (not grands) and cut each biscuit into four pieces. Melt 1 to 1 1/2 sticks butter in the microwave and pour into 9x13 cake pan. Take cut-up biscuits and roll over in the butter so both sides are buttered. Sprinkle cinnamon - however much you like - on the biscuits, and bake according to directions on biscuit can. I usually bake them 2-3 minutes longer than suggested because I like mine with a little bit of crunch on the bottom. While the cinnamon bits are baking, mix powdered sugar and evaporated milk (NOT sweetened condensed milk). You can make however much icing you'd like - and make it just a little bit runny. Drizzle the icing over warm biscuits and EAT! VERY easy recipe that I got from the mother of a friend of mine when I was about 8 years old!


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