Thursday, July 31, 2014

Label Love Bundle

Label Love Bundle  Wood 132723 $34.75  Clear 132722 $28.75
Another Great those bundles!!!!

Here are a few of the projects from our June Stamp summertime cards!!!!
Chilli Sauce
2C. sweet green peppers chopped
2C. chopped onions
24 large tomatoes peeled, cored and chopped
1tsp. ground allspice
1Tbl. salt
1 1/4 C. vinegar
1 1/2 C. sugar
1Tbl. celery seed
1tsp. gr. ginger
1tsp. gr. cinnamon
1tsp. gr. cloves
Combine all ingredients in heavy saucepan, bring to a boil, and simmer 1-2 hours till desired thickness.  Stir often.  Pack hot jars to 1/2" if top.  Remove bubbles.  Wipe rim and scrww threads...and adjust lids and bands.  Boil 15 min.  Remove jars and place on rack to cool.  Test seal.  Enjoy and Bon Apetite!!!

Friday, July 18, 2014

Chalk Talk

Chalk Talk Wood 130631 $25.95, Clear 130634 $18.95
Last month, our stamp groups swap was Red-White & that theme!!!!  Here are 2 of the cards!!!
Two Artist's Chilli
1TBL. Olive Oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 Med. rRed or Sweet Onions, diced
2 Jalapenos seeded and diced
1 lg yellow bell pepper  seeded and diced
1 med green or red bell pepper   seeded and diced
2 medium. carrots sliced
2 C. butternut squash, diced
1 med. sweet potato, peeled and diced
2 c. broth
1-28 oz. Fire Roasted Potatoes
1-15 oz can pinto, black or white beans, rinsed and drained
1tsp cumin
1 tsp chilli powder
salt and pepper
lime juice
Pour olive oil into a slow cooker.  Add garlic and onion and stir.  Add remaining ingredients/  Break apart tomatoes.  Cook on low 8 hours.  Enjoy, and Bon Apetite!!!!

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Blendabilities Class

Stampin’ Up! Has FINALLY given us the go-ahead to order the Blendabilites….and so, for those of you that ordered them….I have placed that order!!!!  These are a wonderful NEW product that we are carrying…the new alcohol based sets of markers…and they are just so much fun to work with, but do require a bit of a learning curve!!!   I  have scheduled the class for them……The samples are posted below....We will each get a couple of flowers to learn the basic technique and to get a feel for the can take those home to layer onto cards!!!!  Then we will make  two cards and a gift box, learning a few more tricks....  The class is scheduled for Monday, July 28 at 6:30.  The cost is $15.00, and you will be getting a set of the markers to use that night..….Those that have ordered already…I will make sure that you get a set that you don’t already have!!!! I need your paid registration so that I can order the markers by July 21, in order to get the markers back in time for the class!!!!  Seating is limited…so book your slot now!!!!  Max of 8, minimum of 3 attendies  to hold the class!   

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

New Catalog Blues!!!!

When the new catalog comes out, I have a list miles lone...and usually no Money......time to teach some classes so I can justify ordering some of the new product.  As soon as they tell us that the Blendabilities have come in..I will schedule a class in how to use them!

We got together last weekend to play....and this is the card I did for the swap, the theme was Red-White & Blue...can ya tell!!!!  
This was the project cart I brought to stamp day to do....unfortunatly, I am all out of sympathy cards...too much sadness going on....Love the simplicity of it....

Food second passion is cooking!!!!

Cheesy Green Bean Casserole
2 - 16 oz. froz. French cut green beans thawed and drained.
1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/2 lb. Velvetta cut into cubes
1 -1/2C hot water
1/4 C. butter
1 pkg. Stove Top Stuffing for Chicken
Heat oven to 350 F.  Combine beans and soup in 2 qt. casserole, top with Velvetta.  Add water to butter, in med. bowl, stir till melted.  Stir in stuffing mix just until moistened.  Spoon over bean mixture.  Bake 35 to 40 min.  Enjoy and Bon Appetite!!!