Monday, February 23, 2009


Meet Octavia

Mom/Jane has a puppy! Emily is the godmother and nanny of little Octavia, a 'schnug.' She's mostly pug, with a smooch of schnauzer.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009


Obama Inauguration

Betsy and Paige and Isabel and Emebet and Mike and Frances journeyed to DC for the inauguration last month. See Isabel and Emebet's wonderful online scrapbook of the experience at !!!

Wednesday, November 26, 2008


Isabel's Kitchen (title inspired by Aunt Jane)

Haitians eating dirt cookies inspire East Knoxville 10-year-old to help : Community : Knoxville News Sentinel

Hey Family, This is the link to the news story about Isabel's (the IV) baking endeavors.
Grandmommy would be so proud!!!
Love to all, Betsy

Tuesday, November 11, 2008


New addition to Wimberly clan

As you might know, Eva Irene Wimberly to Alexander and Kiran Wimberly on November 11, 2008.

If you want to see pictures, you might be able to at


Thursday, October 16, 2008


Triple Layer Chocolate Pie!!!! (Secret Family Recipe)

From Bryan:



 1 pkg (15.4 oz) Fudge Frosting Mix

 ¾ cup of unsifted flour
 ½ tsp of salt
 1/3 cup of butter
 1 Tb. Of water
 1 tsp of vanilla
 1 egg

 ¾ cup of sour cream
 6 oz soft cream cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Mix frosting mix in a separate bowl and set aside
Use 1 cup of the frosting mix and combine with flour, ¼ tsp of salt, butter, water, vanilla and egg.
Beat for about 2 minutes or until smooth

Place in 9” greased pie pan, covering the bottom and sides evenly
Mix the cream cheese and ¼ cup of the sour cream, the remaining ¼ tsp of salt, and 1 ¾ to 2 cups of frosting mix. Beat until creamy and pour over unbaked crust.

Bake at 350 for 35 minutes

After the cheesecake has cooled completely, mix ½ cup of sour cream with the remaining frosting mix and pour mixture over cooled pie.

Refrigerate. ENJOY!

Wednesday, July 09, 2008


Happy Independence Day!

Mom stylin' at the La Porte 4th of July parade, chapeau courtesy of Drummond the Frisbee Slinger.

Thursday, June 12, 2008


Iowa, Mid-20th Century

Isabel Jane Connelly Wimberly & Ware William Wimberly (holding Ware William II), Amelia Jane (left) and Isabel Louise.

Is that a halo hovering over Bill?