Monday, October 1, 2012

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Brownies

       A few Mondays ago we had a day off school,but my sister still had to go to school. She came home that night announcing she had a bake sale the next day and, me being the one who enjoys to bake so much, my mother told me to think up something to make. I had seen these brownies I wanted to try. I found the recipe and made up a batch. They were so easy. My sister said they were all gone within the first 5 minutes they put them on the table!

Preheat your oven to 350. Smoosh 1.5 squares of break-apart refrigerated cookie dough into the bottom of each well. Place Reese cup upside down on top of cookie dough (or an Oreo!). Top with prepared box brownie mix, filling 3/4 full. Bake for 18 minutes.

I don't own a pan like the one in this picture (yet) so I just used a muffin pan. Next time I make these I will be putting the cookie dough in and and the peanut butter cup before I even mix the brownies. The cookies dough part was the only part that was remotely difficult, it may just have to do with the fact that I'm so impatient......
I baggied them up real pretty with labels from here. Let me know if you try these and how they turn out! Thanks for reading my posts!

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Orange Pushup Smoothie

So I'm crusin around in blog world, not doing anything productive, and I find this blog MOMS CRAZY COOKING. I found there was a linky party so I signed up! The 7th of every month is a new cooking challenge. This month is Smoothie month. I found this recipe at Averie Cooks, made it and now I'm going to share it.

                                                       Orange Push-up Smoothie                 

1 can of Orange Juice Concentrate, slightly thawed

1 cup of milk (I used half n half, you could use nut milk, cream, soy milk, etc.)

1/2 cup of sugar (I added sugar and ended up putting in a whole cup because it wasn't sweet enough for me)                                                       
3 tablespoons of vanilla (the recipe calls for 1/2 a    teaspoon but I couldn't taste enough vanilla so I      added a lot  haha)                                                  
                                                                                    2 cups of ice or to taste                                         
  1.  Put all the ingredients except the ice into your blender and liquefy.
  2. Add the ice. Blend.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Lucy came to visit....

My super adorable 6 month cousin, Lucy, and her mom, Cali, are in town so of course all I have to share are baby pictures!
cute toy :)

Look at those eyes!

Toe touches!

Shes checking out all the people at grandma's house.


attempt #1 of Lucy and me...

Yay! Finally got a decent one... and its pretty darn cute!



Its summer and s'mores are perfect summer food! However not every person has the space or time to build a fire in their backyard to make this amazing treat... I HAVE A SOLUTION! I'm going to tell you how to make s'mores in the oven :) this is the perfect snack after school, right before you throw the kids in the car for ball games, birthday parties, or even just good ole family time.

What you will need:
Hershy's chocolate bars
Graham Crackers
and marshmallows

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees.


2. Prepare your cookie sheet. Place parchment paper onto your cookie sheet so you won't  have to clean up as much of a mess later.

3. Break the crackers in half so they are squares. Place them onto the pan like so:

4. Put a marshmallow onto each square facing up like so:

5. Place pan in oven for 5 minutes.
6. When they come out of the oven the marshmallows should be puffy. Using a butter knife push the marshmallow down. Put 3chocolate squares on each marshmallow.

7. Place the top cracker onto each s'more. Place back in oven with the oven door slightly opened. Be sure to watch your s'mores. This is just to melt the chocolate. 
Take the pan out and you can eat your s'mores! Enjoy!

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Pumpkins!... in May?

My pumpkins!
It is a little late to be posting this halloween post in May but here it goes!
This year we had more kids doing pumpkins and decided it was too messy to carve them so we glittered and painted pumpkins!
These two above are spraypainted and then painted and glittered.

These two pumpkins are best friend pumpkins! My very bestest friend, Ceianna, made Papa Smurf and I made the M&M. We used acrylic paints for these and the paint quickly peeled off :( but it was pretty cute while they lasted!

Summer Fun Frame tutorial

So a week or two ago after my siblings and I got out of school I made a list of things we are going to do this summer and of course I had to pretty it up! It is mainly to keep Carsyn (6 years old) from sitting and watching TV all day, but I have been having some fun with it too! 

I measured the frame, cut out some pretty scrapbooking summer looking paper, wrote a whole long list of simple things to do, added some stickers, and put it in the frame! The glass makes the marks erasable like a white board.

We have already accomplished a few of the tasks on the list! I hope you all have a great summer!

Monday, May 28, 2012

I haven't posted in so long! I have so many ideas I need to post. You will have to wait for me to get around to taking pictures (should be next week). Here is one that I want to try: Microwave meatloaf in a mug! I can't wait to see if this is any good if you try it before I get a chance to update this post, please, do share!

You probably noticed I made some layout changes. The lovely pink tittles to the right ---> are a special thanks to The Cutest Blog on the Block. They have free (yes really actually completely free) blog layouts and cute buttons for your blog. 

Thanks a million for reading my posts.