Showing posts from March, 2009

It's Math-A-Thon Time!

Would you consider helping support my daughter as she participates in the St. Jude's Math-A-Thon. You can donate by Credit Card on the site, or you can mail a donation to the school. IM me and I will send you the address.

You Know You (or your kids) Grew Up In the 80's if . . .

You've ever ended a sentence with the word SIKE.You can sing the rap to the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and can do the CarltonYou know that 'WOAH' comes from Joey on BlossomIf you ever watched 'Fraggle Rock' It was actually worth getting up early on a Saturday to watch cartoons.You wore a ponytail on the side of your head. You got super-excited when it was Oregon Trail day in computer class at school.You made your mom buy one of those clips that would hold your shirt in a knot on the side.You played the game 'MASH' (Mansion, Apartment, Shelter, House) You wore stonewashed Jordache jean jackets and were proud of it.You know the profound meaning of ' WAX ON , WAX OFF'You wanted to be a Goonie.You ever wore fluorescent clothing. (Some of us...head-to-toe)You can remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell off, his cheeks shifted and his nationality became questionable.You have ever pondered why Smurfette was the only female smurf.You …

How To Save Money On: Designer Coffee—Try Fast Food

Lattes from a (gasp!) fast food joint? Before your turn up your nose at the thought, consider that a "Consumer Reports" taste test found that McDonald’s coffee outperformed Starbucks in both taste and value.

For the rest of the article, click here.

Cranberry Orange Scones

Cranberry Orange Scones1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup sugar3 teaspoons baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 cup butter1/2 cup dried cranberries2 teaspoons grated orange rind 1/2 cup buttermilk1 egg1 cup powdered sugar2-3 tablespoons orange juice Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.Mix together flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.Stir in cranberries and orange peel.In a small bowl, mix buttermilk and egg; add to dry ingredients all at once, stirring until mixture is just moistened.On a floured board, knead gently a few times, but not too much.Form into a patty on an ungreased cookie sheet; cut into 8 wedges with a knife but do not move it.Bake at 400 degrees F.for 15-25 minutes or until light golden.Mix together powdered sugar and orange juice into a glaze; drizzle over scones.Separate scones and serve warm.From Recipez…

Quick and Easy Sloppy Joes

Talk about an easy supper. . .

Sloppy Joes1 lb. hamburger1 medium onion, chopped1 Tbsp. vinegar1 Tbsp. mustard1/2 c. ketchup1/8 tsp. pepper1 tsp. sugar1/4 tsp. saltBrown hamburger with onion. Drain. Combine in skillet with remaining ingredients. Simmer about 20 minutes. Serve on toasted Hamburger Buns. Enjoy!

I WON the Coffee Cozy!

I can't believe it. I won the Coffee Cozy!

Click here to read about it. I can't wait to try it out.

Felt Brown Bag Lunch Tutorial

This may be one of the cutest crafts I have seen in a while . . . Felt Brown Bag Lunch.


Coffee Cozy Giveaway

Check out Megan's Munchies for a chance to win a free Coffee Cozy!

Here's what the etsy site has to say:

Bagel Creations is the home of the Chico Cozy ™. The Chico Cozy ™ is named after the city in which it is made. Chico, CA is a great place to live with a great sense of community and a deep appreciation for the environment. Chico Cozies ™ are made from high quality fabrics and lined with insulbright. An elastic loop and button make them adjustable so that they fit nearly any disposable cup. Perfect for wrapping around hot or cold drinks, a Chico Cozy ™ is the perfect way to cozy up your world! Find more info at

These look amazing and look like something that would be used a lot around here.

Blueberry Muffins