Amy's connector blocks which look like this:
(picture stolen from Amy's blog!)
I also decided to try a new recipe from our new Skinny Taste cookbook. This is Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Soup. I accidentally bumped the knob and turned it from high to warm...a few hours later I went to refill my coffee and discovered things were lukewarm...UGH! So it is on high now and will still be ready in plenty of time for dinner.