Thursday, March 17, 2011

Another hit!

I made Sun Dried Tomato Chicken last night and and they LOVED IT!! Yippie! My search is going well so far and I am glad to have found some tasty, healthy meals on various web sites. I think I found this one on It had alot of flavor and under 300 calories per serving. It was really easy to put together also which is a big plus, since I am working. If you are interested in the recipie I can post it to my blog or facebook. I think I'm going to have to upload pictures of the final product also to make it more fun to talk about the yummy food. On to the next, God bless, the Flohn Farm.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Greetings again!

My goodness it has been along time (2 1/2 years to be exact) since I have written. Well I think I now will be able to start blogging more often. We have moved to a small town in Texas and love it here. Ray has been working hard and the kids (Malarie and Justin) are doing well in school. Avarie is going to be three years old this summer! She has been attending daycare and loves going to play with her friends and learn new things. WOW! Time flies when you are having fun. Ray recently has been on a diet so I have been trying to change things up a bit to make healthier meals while still staying on my budget. We go through fruit like it is going out out style. I am very lucky that the kids will snack on fruit rather than chips which I hardly buy anyways. I have been working at a day practice animal hospital an love all the people I work with. I am very blessed that it is real close to our home and the kids school also.

I have recently named myself a bad cook. I have been stuck in a rut of cooking the same meals over and over. My new cooking adventure was somewhat inspired by a recent movie I watched, "Julie and Julia". I like how she braved all the recipies and tried new things out of her comfort zone. I too need to get out of my comfort zone of the crockpot! My last crockpot meal was a disaster and everyone ended up eating peanutbutter and jelly sandwiches for dinner instead. But not me, I braved my way through the dish with a "it's not too bad" attitude. So my search begins for quick, easy, healthy, inexpensive new meal ideas for the Flohn Farm. Wish me luck.

PS: I made Rustic Itallian Chicken and Rice last night which was an absolute hit! (
More to come from the Flohn Farm

Monday, November 3, 2008

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween everyone. We have been very busy here at the farm. We have been helping Grandpa clean out the house in Glendale and prepin the Sierra house for his move. We will be moving into the house in Glendale soon. The kids are all doing great. Malarie is getting good grades, Justin is learning his letters and how to count to 50. Avarie is still gaining weight and is as happy as she can be. We went to Malaries' school for Trunk or Treat friday. The kids had a blast. There were alot of people there! Malarie was a witch, Justin was an "ARMY guy", and little miss Avarie was the cutest fat bunny you have ever seen!! Last month I had technical difficulties with posting pictures. Hopefully it will work out better this time around. Kim and Hank have been kept very busy with work. Kim has ben going on TDY's alot. If anyone would like their mailing address or email address email me at or call me. They love getting packages with lots of goodies!! Hope this finds you all doing well, God Bless, The Flohn Farm

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Party Time!

Hello to all reading this! I know I haven't updated in about a month. Everyone is doing well here. Kim and Hank are doing well also. We miss them so much! They are in our prayers. This month we had a birthday party for Mom and Brian. It was a lot of fun. Alot of friends and family were there as well. Ray has been working very hard while the kids are doing great in school. Parent teacher conferences are next week, so we will find out HOW well they are really doing. I go back to school on October 20th to finish my externship, after that I will graduate. Yippie!!! It is a little bitter sweet because I have been spoiled with being able to stay home and just focus on being a mom. I don't care what anyone says, it is a tough and demanding job! I love every minute of it. Avarie is getting FAT! She has rolls on her rolls. At least I know she is eating enough. Avarie has jumped up to the 75th % in weight and length. (11.12 lbs, 23" long, at 2 months) She got her first 3 shots and an oral medication. She was not thrilled at all with this, but she got some really cute bandaids. (I don't think she cared about those) Justin has one of the most creative imaginations a little boy could ever have and he is growing up so fast. Malarie is learning about how to choose friends and she is alot happier since she has discovered how to be her own person. Malarie is also a standin member for Student Council. She is really excited about this. Malarie wants to try a dance class of some sort and mabey a sport or two. Justin's teacher has a color chart for behavior, which Justin has been having "Green" days this week. (thats good) We are so proud of our kids. I also included a picture of the eggs we have been getting. How exciting!!!Hope this finds you all well. God bless, The Flohn Farm

Monday, September 8, 2008

The Flohn Farm

Well tomorrow Avarie will be 6 weeks old. I can't believe how fast time flys by! Kim is already over seas and Hank will be leaving soon. Avarie had her 1 month check up and already weighs 8.11 lbs, 21.5 inches long. Justin was 8.14, 21 inches long when he was BORN!!! She has started to smile and follow objects with her eyes. Last night she slept through the night (8 hours). Avarie usually sleeps 6 hours, eats, diaper change , and then she is down for another 3 hours. Both schedules are great! I don't know if it is just me, but do school pictures get earlier in the year all the time? Malarie already had her pictures taken and Justin is having his done this friday. They just started school a month ago. I have almost completely healed from my c-section. My mom and dad are doing great. Mom had elbow surgery a few weeks ago and is doing physical therapy to regain her strength and mobility in her arm. Ray is still loving his job and working, what seems like, 100 hours a week. Ray's dad is not doing too well, please keep him in your prayers. Here is an exciting tidbit, I now have green eggs being layed!! The weather is starting to cool down so I expect egg production to increase. I hope that all of you are doing well, and if you read this blog please leave a comment. I would love to hear from you. God Bless, The Flohn Farm

...P.S. Do you think I should leave Justins' hair like this for school pictures?

Thursday, August 21, 2008

First day of school

Malarie and Justin started school on August 6th. Justin was sooo excited to meet new friends and his teacher. Justin is one of the tallest kids in his class. Both kids are doing very well so far. Malarie is looking into joining FFA while Justin has lost his two front bottom teeth. He loves to show the empty place off to EVERYONE! Avarie is still doing well. Justin works hard everyday to earn a skittle from his teacher. If the kids have a good day without getting their name on the board they get a skittle at the end of the day. Justin is slowly figureing out how to earn his skittle for the day. He gets very upset when he hasn't had such a good day. I am slowly catching up on blogging and posting pictures. Most of you know that my sister Kim is in the Air Force. She and her Husband, Hank, will be deployed over seas in the next couple weeks. I will post an address for them as soon as I get one. I would ask for you to pray for them to be safe on their journey. It was great getting to see and spend time with them. God Bless, The Flohn Farm

Friday, August 15, 2008


Introducing Avarie Jean Flohn... She was born July 29th at 737am. She weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces and measured 18 1/2 inches long. She is a wonderful baby! She is sleeping throughthe night already. Sorry it has taken so long to post something about her birth but I kept having technical difficulties whenever I tried to post a new entry. Hopefully this time it will work. Malarie and Justin love their new baby sister. Both are doing very well in school so far. Hope this finds you all well..God Bless... The Flohn Farm