Yesterday I was honored to attend Jon and Meredyth Merkling's wedding. It was such a sweet time of celebration to see these two get hitchified (as my husband would say). When I was roommates with Meredyth a couple of years ago I appreciated getting to see up close how they interacted and had an intentional relationship and one that honored the Lord. So excited for them :)
So I've been bad about blogging since I've been on crutches (3+ weeks now) because we do not have internet at our house and its too much of a hassle to try to go to Starbucks. But I wanted to share about our second annual apple picking with our friends Becky and Grey. We went the first weekend I was on crutches so it was killing me but I have a wonderful husband and great friends. They had these wagons for pulling your apple buckets around, and despite all of the signs telling us that no one is to ride in the wagon, Will, Becky, and Grey took turns pulling me in it.
And they took turns carrying the apples and apple donuts, climbing the trees (or in Grey's case, using my crutches to knock the apples off the tree)
This week Will and I are making this fabulous apple pie. Its a pioneer woman recipe...need I say more
As I shared in an earlier post since Will and I got married, all of my electronics have rebelled against me. (I don't know why they don't like that I got married, Wills a wonderful man). What I didn't mention in that post was that my body has also been rebelling. On the last day of our cruise I got food poisoning from our dinner. That weakened my immune system so I got a two and a half week cold. That led to vertigo for a week because my ears didn't want to drain properly after the cold. I believe I was healthy for a week after that. Will then had a cold for a week and then I got another cold for a week...and that led into a Thursday morning where I woke up and couldn't walk on my left foot.
And the diagnosis...a stress fracture from riding my bike to work. I will be on crutches for awhile. I think I'm already getting carpel tunnel in my wrists from them.
But hopefully once this has healed, I will have a period of healthiness. Pray for this please :)
So Will and I decided to crack out the bread machine that we received as a wedding gift and make some awesome homemade bread...so we got all of the ingredients to make whole wheat honey oat bread, put the ingredients in the machine...
(Yes Will stared at it like that a good bit of the time it was mixing)
We were so excited when we smelled the wonderful goodness that was filling our apartment...
When it was done, we pulled it out immediately to try it...but much to our dismay, it tasted like normal bread that you can get at the grocery store. It was sad, but on the upside, it made quite a few sandwiches :)
The finished product:
We are the Rogers. We have been married since August and are loving it! Will recently graduated with his PhD in Civil Engineering and I am currently an IT assistant by day and a photographer by night.