Monday nights are Crock Pot nights since Joe and I have FPU. This week I made Hearty Corn Chowder which was sooo good and sooo easy. Hearty Corn Chowder Ingredients: 1 box or half a family-size bag of frozen corn (use the whole bag if you are making this for more than 4 people) 1/2… Continue reading Hearty Corn Chowder
So I found out about the Cookie Carnival from My Yummy Life’s yummy blog and decided to join up. I love baking this time of year and I am always interested in new delicious recipes. If you care to join me, hop on over to Kate’s blog.
I was tasked to make chicken enchiladas for a retirement party last night and I thought I would try a new recipe. This is my new favorite way to make chicken enchies and this recipe makes enough to feed 24 of your closest friends (with no seconds or leftovers). Better-Than-the-Hispanic-American-Luncheon Chicken Enchiladas Ingredients 1 2-lb.… Continue reading Chicken Enchiladas For An Army (or Air Force)
This apple crisp recipe but made with steel cut Scottish oats for a little more crunch. Your whole house will smell like heaven when you’re baking this. Finishing up washing dozens of loads of baby clothes and sorting them all into space saver bags. Saving money by making dinner at home EVERY night this week.… Continue reading Thankful Thursdays – We're Back!
Well considering it’s been raining for the past 4 days it was hard to find things I was thankful for this week. Oh, did I mention it’s been raining in my house too? Yes, although we are in love with our traditional old Spanish finca, it seems there are a few spots where the roof… Continue reading Thankful Thursdays and a Recipe
1. Makeshift holiday decorations (because it’s hard to find Christmas trees in Korea). 2. Giving is so much better then receiving. 3. Making a friend’s bachelorette party weekend invitations and helping that bachelorette celebrate her upcoming nuptials. 4. Handmade Christmas decorations (can you tell I was having fun with my hot glue gun)? 5. Surprising… Continue reading Things I'm Thankful For This Holiday Season (in no particular order):
Sundays are sacred days… I look forward to Sunday all week. After church and lunch with Joe my day begins to unfold. Laundry usually takes precedence, which surprisingly enough, I don’t mind on Sundays. Some Sundays I feel like sewing or scrapbooking, sometimes I feel like reorganizing the house. Some Sundays, much like today, baking… Continue reading Sundays
Chocolate Cherry Goodness, thanks again Kelli, I make these at least once a month for Joe’s office, they love them. My April Amy Butler In Stitches Sew Along project, the lounge pants. I made two identical pairs, one for myself and one for my Mom for Mother’s Day. I embroidered the bottom of a pant… Continue reading Randomness…
I finally finished the barrettes for Carol’s Made For China donations. I love these and they were so worth the time it took to sew them all together. I hope the little Chinese girls who receive them like them. There are 38 barrettes and as you can tell I went heavy on the cute little… Continue reading Made For China
I feel lazy today despite my venture through the rain to the supermarket. But there are lots of things making me happy today: Homemade Banana Pancakes A little backpack I made my friend’s son using this pattern. A smocket and taggie combo I made for a friend’s daughter’s 1st birthday. Artwork at Ssamzie Market in… Continue reading Rainy Day = Happy Things