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New MOPS Semester Begins in January!


We have had a wonderful fall semester at OFLC MOPS! Between listening to engaging speakers and completing creative crafts, this fall has flown by! We will start fresh in January with more fun and bonding. Please spread the word and bring a friend or two to the meeting on January 17, 2014. Remember spring dues will be collected at that time too. We are looking forward to a wonderful spring!


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Christmas Eve Prayer

For tomorrow…Merry Christmas Eve!

Christmas Eve Prayer

Most Loving Father, thank you for this night and for all it represents.  Thank you for the hope you bestow, the peace you bring, the love you pour out, and the joy you give.  We praise you most of all for Jesus, your Word made flesh.  May he light our way as the holy star lit the way for the wise men.  Amen

First posted on www.beliefnet.com


Christmas Wreath Cookies-Linda

Christmas Wreaths
Microwave for one minute…
30 large size (but not jumbo) marshmallows
1 stick butter (1/2 cup)
1 teaspoon vanilla
Add and stir: enough green food coloring to be the color you desire
Add and stir: 4 cups corn flakes

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper on a cookie sheet. Add 2 red hots per cookie.

Let cool overnight and store in layers with the same waxed paper to keep them from sticking together.

Couldn’t be easier and are great to do with children!

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Chex Mix-LynAnne

Chex mix (modified from General Mills Recipe)

3 cups corn chex
3 cups rice chex
2 cups wheat chex
1 1/2 cups dry toasted peanuts-salted (substitute Cheerios for nut-free)
2 cups mini pretzels -salted

8 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
3 teaspoons Lawry’s seasoned salt
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder

Heat oven to 250 degrees. In large bowl, mix cereals and nuts; set aside. In ungreased large roasting pan, melt butter in oven. Stir in seasonings. Gradually stir in cereal mixture until evenly coated. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread on paper towels to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.