Sunday, August 29, 2010

Candle Mount

I have rekindled my love for Mod Podge! For give the ghetto picture (my camera is not in service right now).


-Candle wall mount
-Black spray paint
-Favorite scrap paper
-Mod Podge
-Fome brush for applying Mod Podge


Step one: spray paint a candle mount (purchased at thrift store) and let dry

Step two: select favorite scrap paperStep three: trace and cut paper so that it fits on mount.Step four: Mod Podge wrong side of paper and place on mount, let dry for 2 hours, Step five: Mod Podge the on top of the paper and let dry. The Mod Podge I used has a gloss finish, so I Podged the whole candle mount; I like the gloss finish.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Breakfast Bread pudding


  • 12 slices white bread
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, cubed
  • 12 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Handful's dried fruit


  1. Remove and discard crusts from bread; cut bread into cubes. Toss lightly with cream cheese cubes; place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs. Add milk, syrup and salt; mix well. Pour over bread mixture. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 375 degrees F for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Orange-Vanilla Frozen Yogurt Pops

You will need:

1 12-oz can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed 
1/2 cup sugar
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
1 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt (not nonfat) 


1. In a large bowl, combine juice concentrate with 1/12 cups water. Whisk in sugar until dissolved. 
Whisk in vanilla and salt. Whisk in yogurt, mixing until well combined.

2. Place 8 7-oz paper cups on a baking sheet. Pour mixture into cups,
filling halfway. Freeze until slightly firm, about 1 hour, Place craft sticks in center of each cup,
then return to the freezer until completely firm, 6 hours or over night. To un-mold, peel
off paper cups. Serve immediately.

Prep: 5 min
Freeze: 6 hours
Yields: 8 pops

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Chicken Taco Cornbread Pie

It's casserole night at church tonight, so this is the yummy goodness that I'm going to be whipping up. This recipes is quick, and delicious. 


what you need

1 Tbsp. Oil
1-1/2 lb.  Boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped
1 medium Green pepper, chopped
1 pkg.  (1-1/4 oz.) TACO BELL® HOME ORIGINALS® Taco Seasoning Mix
3/4 cup Water
1 cup  KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1 pkg. (8-1/2 oz.) corn muffin mix


PREHEAT oven to 400°F. Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir until cooked through. Drain. Add green pepper, seasoning mix and water. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

SPOON chicken mixture into 9-inch pie plate; sprinkle with cheese. 
Prepare muffin mix as directed on package; spoon over cheese, completely covering cheese layer.
BAKE 20 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 40 min
Serves: 6

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Wild Olive: printable thread bobbins...

Wild Olive: printable thread bobbins...

 These Wound-Up Thread Bobbins are all set for you to print out on card stock and wind up your own embroidery floss.

Monday, August 16, 2010


 I'm very excited and nervous to start this blog. I know this blog will only cary little tid bits of crafts and recipes, but my plane is to make this a spectacular source of information, on home economics, and an enjoyable place to visit; where you can find countless information, and hobbies to take up. To ALL who read this blog today, I hope you find this (my blogs) some what useful, and fun.