Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Buffalo Bleu Potatoes

The best recipes comes from someone saying: "there's nothing to eat"
Ingredients:
2 Potatoes, sliced
2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
1 Tbsp. or more of Mrs. Dash Southwest Chipotle seasoning
Buffalo Wing sauce
Bleu Cheese Crumbles


Directions:
Toss Sliced potatoes with olive oil and seasoning. Bake at 450 degrees for 20-25 minutes.  Take out, and drizzle with buffalo sauce and blue cheese crumbles. Bake another 2-4 Minutes.  Serve with ranch or more buffalo sauce.

Enjoy!

This was soo good! I ate more than I should've!

Monday, December 20, 2010

From Plain Jane...to Night out!

Plain shirt
I've been looking at my closet at the same old stuff. I grabbed one of my plain V Neck shirts and added an applique.

Sewing on the Applique
I keep a stash of buttons, so I grabbed some of those.
Sewing on buttons
Finished!
I believe I paid $5.99 for this shirt; now its looks like more.
Love this!       

Friday, December 17, 2010

My Migas

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Blog by Ruth Yoder
 
I needed a quick lunch with some substance, so I made this. Would be great for a brunch as well.



Ingredients:
3 Corn Tortillas -Cut into strips
1 green onion, sliced thin
1 Jalapenos diced
3 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup Shredded Swiss Cheese
2 Tbsp. Shredded Sharp Cheddar
Salsa
Sour Cream

Directions:
Fry the torillas in oil until they are golden but still soft.
Add onion and jalapenos and saute for two minutes.
Add the beaten eggs and cook until they are almost set, stirring occasionally. 
Spread cheese on top of eggs and cover the pan. 
Cook until cheese is melted.
Serve with salsa and sour cream.


Thursday, December 16, 2010

Happy Cow Pillow

My babe's new favorite pillow
Searching through my stash of craft items, I found my soft cow applique. I sewed this on. Actually lots of fun to do.
Then grabbed some felt and made a C for my baby and tossed on a strong button. I then sewed my two pieces together and stuffed in some poly-fil.
I put a ribbon in between the seam, and sewed some lines to close it all up.
It is my girl's favorite pillow, and she's learning about animals, letters, and the feel of different textures.

Christmas is coming soon; I hope everyone is doing well and fitting in all the fun!

Monday, December 13, 2010

My Baby Girl's Christmas Dress

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I found the pattern here:
 http://www.made-by-rae.com/2008/04/free-itty-bitty-baby-dress-pattern.html
Thanks Rae! 

I still had to make the pattern bigger, but it worked out.

I didn't have any bias tap, so I put in a ribbon.  I then topped it off with one of the flower pins that I made. 
On the side, which you can almost see in the picture, I put a Pink Button. So cute!

I did this on Sunday, seeing as there was a blizzard here in the Midwest.  I hope everyone was safe!

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Eggs in a basket

Eggs in a basket is fun to make, and a change from the same 'ole thing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 slices whole wheat bread
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • Adobe seasoning to taste  (or salt and pepper)

Preparation:

  1. Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat.Place 1 teaspoon of butter on the griddle.Use a cookie cutter to cut out your favorite shape in the center of each piece of bread.

  2. Butter one side of each piece of bread, including the cutout pieces, with the remaining butter.Place the bread, butter side down on the griddle.
  3. Break one egg into a small dish. Gently slide it into the hole of one of the bread slices.Dash some Adobe Seasoning or salt and pepper. Cook until the egg is golden on the bottom, a minute or two. Flip and cook the other side, about 1 minute.
  4. Flip the cutout pieces of toast to cook on the other side until toasted, another minute or so.
  5. Serve immediately. 
Come on by and check out my blog for other creative ideas!



 I will be giving away one of my flower pins to a lucky commenter, on one of my upcoming blogs. Keep an eye out! 

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Sweet Potato Latkes

 Sewright-Blog by Ruth Yoder
Sweet Potato Latkes

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and grated (equals about 4 cups)
  • 2 Tbsp. Applesauce
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • ½ small onion, grated
  • 1 cup Bisquick
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Sprinkle of black pepper
  • Canola oil for frying
  • Sour cream as “garnish”.

Directions:
In a bowl, stir together potatoes, green onion, onion, apple, egg, salt, and pepper. Gradually add the bisquick mix and stir to combine.
Heat oil in a deep skillet over moderate high heat until hot but not smoking. Working in batches of 4 or 5, spoon a large spoonful of the mixture into the oil and lightly flatten.
Reduce heat slightly and cook for about 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Transfer latkes with spatula to a plate layered with paper towels.
Once they sit for a moment or two and drain, transfer them to a cookie sheet. I keep them warm in the oven, till I serve them.

These are really good! I've had white potato ones before, but these are much better for you and have more flavor.
Enjoy!

Monday, December 6, 2010

For the Little Ones...




Due Maternity offer: 
Free Eddie the Elephant ($13.99 value) when you spend $50 or more on Due Materinity.com! Place Eddie in your cart and enter code gift50 at checkout. Go here:
 http://www.duematernity.com/edellebyla.html

So cute! I think my baby would still love this! 
Also, Free Elephantunes ($24.99 value) when you spend $100 or more! Place Elephantunes in your cart and enter code gift100 at checkout.

Also, if anyone knows of any toy sales, up and coming, please post in the comments! Personally, I'm looking to buy a:

Fisher-Price Ocean Wonders Soothe and Glow Seahorse

 So cute! The lowest price so far is $11.97 at Walmart. Which is not a bad price, but of course everyone likes a good deal! 

Hope the holiday season is going well for everyone! 

Friday, December 3, 2010

Sweet Bacon Peas

Sewright-Blog by Ruth Yoder

Need a new twist on tonight's vegetable?  This recipe is soo good. I could've just had this for dinner.  I also have a new recipe for lasagna that I'll be posting soon.

Ingredients:
2 Slices Bacon, chopped
2 Tbsp. Chopped onion
1 Garlic clove, minced
8 Oz Bag of Frozen Peas
2 Tsp. Dark Brown Sugar
1 Tbsp. Butter
Salt and pepper

Directions:
Cook Bacon until crisp.  Drain on paper towels.  Leave bacon fat in pan up to 1 tbsp. Add onion and garlic to pan, and cook  until softened.  Stir in peas and sugar.  Cover and cook about 4 minutes.  Turn off heat, add butter, bacon, salt and pepper.

*Feel free to come to my page and comment! Coming soon, I'll be doing a giveaway for one lucky person who does. Hope everyone is doing well. My family has been sick, but it should be over soon.  Take care!

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