Friday, October 8, 2010

its a THEME ...

tailgate theme party ...

I wanted to share these with you because , I want you to see how simple it can be to turn a simple kids snack into fun flashy kid art . How easy r rice krispy treats ???? Well change it to coco pebbles use an ice cream scope n a lg tube of squeeze icing n bam mini football shaped rice krispy treats , first off my kids were so excited to take these (as it was a tailgate themed birthday party / potluck) and second it was CHEAPPPPPPPP !!!!!!!  Hope someone can use these great tailgate treats soemtime this football season  <3

Sunday, September 19, 2010




1 box chocolate fudge cake (and the ingredients to make it )
1 container cream cheese
1/2 cup of raspberries
3/4 cup powder sugar
1/4 cup lemon juice fresh squeezed NOT store bought  
1 container of whipped chocolate icing


Follow the directions on the box but before you put the cake in the oven set it aside and make the filling , in a lg bowl put the softened cream cheese ,raspberries , powdered sugar , and lemon juice mix well with a blender and then spoon straight lines on top of your cake batter and use a butter knife to swirl it . Bake according to the box directions and top with your favorite icing <3 enjoy


                                   SEAFOOD STUFFED CHICKEN OR MUSHROOMS


1 (8 ounce) package softened cream cheese
1 egg yolk
1 stick of butter
1 tablespoon Italian bread crumbs
1 green onion, chopped
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
 garlic powder , parsley , greek seasoning to taste (for topping the chicken breast while cooking)
 salt and ground black pepper to taste
2 (6 ounce) can snow crab, drained
2 (4 ounce) can small shrimp, drained
 1 package sliced provolone cheese
12 large white mushrooms, stems removed or 1 bag of boneless skinless chicken breast thawed
1 cup Italian bread crumbs

DIRECTIONS : for mushrooms

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
Place cream cheese, egg yolk, 1 tablespoon bread crumbs, green onion, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in the bowl of a mixer. Mix until smooth and evenly blended. Fold in the snow crab and shrimp. Stuff the mushrooms with this mixture, and press into the remaining bread crumbs to coat. Place onto baking sheet stuffing-side-up once coated.
Bake in preheated oven until the mushrooms have softened slightly, 12 to 14 minutes. Set oven to Broil,move the mushrooms to a small pie pan melt half your stick of butter pour it on the bottom and place the other half in slices around the caps, place the provolone slices over the top of the caps sprinkle with provolone n parsley and broil mushrooms for a few minutes until the tops are golden and bubbly .

for chicken

The stuffing is the same , filet the chicken breasts fill with stuffing push a tooth pick through season with chicken topper seasonings listed above and bake 35 mins to 45 mins depending on the thickness of your chicken breasts , when they are fully cooked place the provoone over top sprinkle with parmesan cheese and parsley and broil !!!!

Thursday, September 16, 2010



This is my own recipe I hope its something you will enjoy as much as I have <3


1 shot jack daniels 
1 shot mandarin vodka 
1 shot patron
splash of orange juice
splash of sprite 
splash of cola
a few drops of grenadine 


Shake all the ingredients in a seprate tumbler , serve over ice in a hurricane glass with a lemon wedge . 



This jerky is AAAAAAAAAmazing . Lets do a little math if you buy a bag of jerky your gonna pay roughly $32 a lb which is way your paying $6 bucks a bag for what 4 or 5 ozs ... my husband and sons love jerky but at the rate they eat it I would need stock in the company to buy as muchas we make . Our local grocer offers buy one get one sales usually on sundays so I buy 2lbs of roast beef usually for $9 to $10 and get the 2nd 2lbs free so its 4lbs of meat london broil for pretty cheap !!!! If u have deer in your freezer the recipe is the same and the meats freeeeeeeeeee  !!!!  Intially the process is time consuming but you get the hang of it .


1 cup of soy sauce  
1 cup balsamic vinegar
1 cup Worcestershire sauce
4 teaspoons liquid smoke flavoring
4 1/2 tablespoons steak seasoning rub
4lbs London broil roast, thinly sliced along the grain
tabasco sauce (to taste.. more for spicy less for just a little kick)
1 package kaboob sticks


In a lg bowl combine all of your liquid ingredients , then the steak rub, tabasco , and finally add the meat . Stir really well and refridgerate 2 to 3 days stirring atleast once a day . On the day you decide to cook your jerky move one oven rack to the lowest bar ... and remove the top rack so it doesnt get warm . Preheat the oven to 180 degrees . Get out your largest cookie sheet and cover it with foil , then place the removed rack on top of the cookie sheet , all you need to do is place the thin slices of meet on the kaboobs sticks til the stick is full and then place it long ways on the rack . When your rack is full of kaboob sticks , place it in the oven for about 4 1/2 hrs you'll now its done when you pull on the meat n theres no give . Really this is easy and well worth the time !

ITS A TEA PARTY ... handmade invitations

                                                     HANDMADE INVITATIONS

I think invitations are important because , you get to make them with your little party host . Personally we love handmade invitations and I found this invitation(pictured above) and its what we are choosing to use , with a few exceptions ... Ours will say~jaylynn thinks your a princess too , she would love to share some tea with you , so come to her castle in your princess best and enjoy a day of magic with all the rest ♥  

use what you have at home first , then raid your local craft stores clearance section and your local dollar store !!!

colorful paper
a photo of your party girl
some fuzzy material
hotglue and glue gun
a sticker seal
address labels if you have them

ITS A TEA PARTY ... begining with brain storming

For my daughters tea party we've decided to do stations , Ive selected 3 stations . The first station will be princess glitter face paint , the second station will be decorating foam photo frames with foam letters and decals and the third will be bead braclet making . I choose these activities because they are inexpensive and are specific to little girls in the age group we will be inviting .Im going to try and keep a running total so you can see exactly what this party will cost .


I googled cheap princess face paint and found some on ebay , the entire kit is $10 plus $ 3 to ship
I'll use 3 seperate card tables we already have to set up my stations and I'll buy 3 $1 table covers from deals to cover them in different colors to go with our theme .


For these I purchased foam photo frames in an 8 pack ( I bought 2 packs) costing $1 a piece again at deals .
I bought a bucket of princess foam decals from patcatans for $ 7.99
We will be sending everyone a picture of themselves included in their thank you cards to be put in their frame to remember this special day .


I already had a braclet kit for girls laying around in our craft supplies but originally I paid $ 4.99 for it from ollys. I'm pretty sure I will be able to get the string at patcatans though at this point I cant tell you the price .

These stations will provide fun filled MEMORABLE activities for the girls , and 2 out of 3 of the stations can be completed by the kids on their own giving them a sense of independance . I'll be enlisting the help of a few of my craftiest friends for the face painting table =)