In the movie, Despicable Me (which is one of my favorites), the girls ask Gru if they can have pizza for supper with “stuffed crust” and everyone dreamily says “stuffed crust!” That’s how my husband, Pepper, feels about pizza. And so does Tracie Cunningham. She said she is a “huge crust fan!”
But, I will tell you, Pepper Sisson will eat pizza any way he can find it! We haven’t found a bad pizza yet! Continue reading
He didn’t want his picture taken but we LOVE the totally electric luxury of our new recliners from Room to Room furniture in Tupelo! Love it!
Since the horrendous crash of July 16, I have been sleeping in an old recliner. Now that it is going to be three to six more months of sleeping in the recliner, my parents bought us each a new one!
I went in to Room to Room and told the sales person that I was having shoulder surgery and will be living in a recliner for the next three to six months. He showed us the section of recliners, but went directly to this one and said if he were going to live in one for a while, this is the one he would get. And it was on half price sale! Can’t beat that!
Pep said he wanted to live in one too, so they bought one for him! (And then bought two for their house!) We are #incrediblyblessed and sleeping pretty during a rough time! Room to Room has been awesome!
My husband was a little jealous that I didn’t ask him what his favorite comfort food was –I said I already know, it is Macaroni and Cheese, in any way, shape and form. He said, “true, but you could have asked. I might have said meatloaf.”
Now the sweet one does like meatloaf and meatloaf leftovers on a sandwich. Cold meatloaf on Wonder Bread and a thick layer of Blue Plate mayonnaise on both sides does make Pepper Sisson very happy. But, if there’s mac and cheese on the side, he may never leave the table! So, never fix it for him, unless you want him to come live with you or at least show up at every mealtime!
Apparently his wife hasn’t made meatloaf and mashed potatoes in a while, so she may need to work on that.
I LOVE this meatloaf recipe from the Bell’s Best Cookbook. (Mine has been used so much it is in about 10 pieces but I manage to keep it together with a rubber band! HA!) Just about everything I have ever tried out of that cookbook has been great! I have altered the original recipe to our tastes (because I do not like sage). Continue reading
Me and Pepper at one of the last chemo treatments in Round 3.
Even now, to say or write down the words “colorectal cancer” seems unreal. On one hand, there is an incredible disconnect between me and those words. On the other hand, those words have completely changed my life.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. I was diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer in August 2015, but I had been sick long before that day. Continue reading
Mitch Sisson and Pepper Sisson prepping their toy tractor display for JOY Club (and the FBC Eupora Preschoolers).
Come to the Starkville Farm Toy Show at the National Guard Armory on Hwy. 12 in Starkville this weekend, then join Mitch Sisson and Pepper Sisson at JOY Club.
The Sissons will discuss their history with toy tractors and share their projects and collections at this month’s JOY Club potluck luncheon, set for 11:30 a.m. Feb. 28 at the First Baptist Church fellowship hall. “I have really gotten to know some characters, and some mighty fine people playing with these toys,” said Mitch Sisson. “I have made some really good friends though the hobby. One old man told me ‘Toy tractors collect the nicest people.’ Well, they do…and those nice people have put up with the Sisson Brothers for nearly 20 years!”
The Starkville Farm Toy Show is open to anyone with any type of farm related toys —tractors, trucks, implements, animals, buildings, logging equipment—that would like to come set their stuff up to sell, trade, or just display. Sisson said there will be a few tables set up with display only pieces. Then, there will be vendors set up selling new farm toys, used farm toys, broken farm toys. Continue reading
Join Mitch and Pepper at the Starkville National Guard Armory Feb. 24-25 for the annual Starkville Farm Toy Show! They will be displaying their collections, along with many, many others farm toy enthusiasts! There will also be vendors on hand to sell farm toys to start your own collection. It is a NEW LOCATION this year, so be sure to come see the show at the National Guard Armory in Starkville.
And on the Tuesday after the show, Mitch and Pepper will be the guest speakers at this month’s JOY Club potluck luncheon as they share their farm toy collections. They will also have their display from the Starkville Farm Toy Show for viewing. Bring a dish and join the fun at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church of Eupora. For more information, call the church office at (662) 258-3491.