Monday, October 30, 2017

Fall is in the air - finally!

Made a couple of Fall cards since it's started to feel more like Fall outside.  Simply stamped some leaves and sponged on some distress inks. 

Sunday, October 29, 2017

no Panko? No Problem!

I just signed up for another Kroger Mission.  This one sent me a free box of Rice Bitz cereal.  I thought a bit about how to use this other than the usual bowl of cereal with milk.  While cooking today I was cutting up some chicken and I thought I would crush some of the cereal and use it to bread some chicken nuggets.

I first dredged the chicken in seasoned flour and then dipped it in some whisked egg, and then coated with some crushed Rice Blitz cereal.  Then I pan fried the nuggets.  I served these with honey mustard dipping sauce and they were sublime!  Very crispy on the outside and tasty!  If you are ever short on bread crumbs or breading, I urge you try some crushed Rice Bitz.  Of course, if you just want a bowl of cereal they are delicious as well!

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Birthday candles

Here are a couple of fun birthday shaker cards I made with a cut file from The Cutting Cafe.  They do open up like a card.  I used a little more glitter than confetti in the second one and all the static made it cling to the window so you can't see the paper.  Oops!  Oh well, it's still a fun card.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Fresh From The Freezer

As some of you know I accepted a mission from my Kroger store which involved trying foods from the frozen aisle.  The mission is soon coming to an end.  Today for lunch I had this amazing Lean Cuisine Marketplace spinach artichoke ravioli.  I love that meals like this make eating healthy easy and so tasty.  This one box is one serving, so I didn't have to guess if I was eating a correct portion.  The whole meal was less than 300 calories.   I also really like that I was able to taste something new - yellow carrots!  This seriously is one delicious and filling lunch.  I will be buying more of these! 
I urge you to join the My Magazine Sharing network affiliated with your Kroger store to get some good deals and lots of recipe ideas.

If you don't have a Kroger store in your area, there are other stores under the same umbrella  - Ralph's Dillon's, Baker's, Gorbs, Fry's, Smith's, King Soopers, City Market, or Fred Meyer. 

On The Mend

I got some new band aid dies not long ago, and they came just in time to make a get well card for a friend.  Super fast and easy card to make!

Monday, October 16, 2017

Triple Fall

I joined a swap to make Fall themed cards using the triple stamping technique.  I pulled out my many leaf stamps and went to town.  I used water color pens to color with.  Had a fun time!  I think I may try Christmas themed triple stamping cards soon.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

The old general store

This month's Progressive Freebie challenge at the Outlawz has a General Store image provided by Mary Smith of Createful Heart.  Everyone did such a beautiful job with the image.  I struggled a bit with it because I couldn't think of any kind of theme to use the image for.  I finally went with a "thinking of you" card.  I urge you to go to the challenge and see what everyone else did.