Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Wonder Moms.Ca






Wonder Moms is an online web site for all mothers of age, You can also find helpful information and can chat online and make new friends.


Monday, June 29, 2009

Fourth of July Flag Sheet Cake




Ingredients
2 recipes White Sheet Cake
Cream Cheese Frosting
1 1/2 pints fresh blueberries
1 1/2 pints fresh raspberries



Directions
Trim any rough edges from cakes using a serrated knife. Place four strips of parchment paper around the perimeter of a serving platter. Place first layer, bottom side up, on serving platter. Using an offset spatula, spread cake with 2 1/2 cups frosting. Top with remaining layer, bottom side up. Spread entire cake with 5 1/2 cups frosting. Place remaining frosting in a large pastry bag fitted with a star tip (such as Ateco #35). Remove parchment paper strips.

Using the tip of a toothpick, outline the shape of a flag on the cake. Fill the upper left-hand corner with a single layer of blueberries. Place one row of raspberries across upper edge of cake to form first red stripe. Pipe one row of stars just below raspberries to form first white stripe. Repeat process with remaining raspberries and frosting until you have 7 red and 6 white stripes.

Patriotic Punch Cups







CRAFT MATERIALS:
Plastic cups
Large and small star stickers (red, white, and blue)
Placard
Marker


1. Add a large red, white, or blue star sticker to each cup, along with a few smaller stars for decoration.

2. Next to an assortment of markers, set up a placard directing guests to choose a cup for the event and write their name on it.

Musical Stars and Stripes



CRAFT MATERIALS:
Regular and decorative scissors
Ruler
Red, white, and blue craft foam
Small hole punch
White paint
Small paintbrush or star stamp
30 small paper clips (ours were red, white, and blue)
12-inch wooden skewer with the sharp tips cut off
Ribbon or wire
13 bells (ours were 3/4 inch in size)




1. Cut out a 4 1/2- by 4-inch blue craft foam rectangle. Punch 4 evenly spaced holes on one of the long sides of the rectangle and 7 on the other.
2. Paint on the stars; we used a small star stamp.
3. Using scissors with decorative blades, cut out 7 red craft foam strips: three 1/2 by 8 inches, four 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches. Cut out 6 white craft foam strips: three 1/2 by 8 inches and three 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches.
4. Punch holes in both ends of all of the strips and thread paper clips through all the holes.
5. Attach the 7 short strips to the bottom of the blue square. Thread 4 paper clips through the holes at the top of the blue square.
6. Slide all the pieces onto the wooden skewer to form the flag, then attach a piece of ribbon or wire to the ends of the skewer as shown. Attach a bell to the clip on each strip and let your colors fly.


Fourth of July Twirlers



CRAFT MATERIALS:
Plastic coffee can lids
Marker
Scissors
String


1. To make one, use a nail to poke a hole in the center of a plastic coffee can lid.


2. With a marker, draw a spiral that starts 3/8 inch from the hole and gradually extends to the rim, then cut along the line with scissors.


3. Knot an end of a piece of string, thread the other end up through the hole in the center, and the twirler is ready to hang up and spin.
Tips: To spin, grasp each one at the bottom, twirl it around and around until the string is wound tight, let go and enjoy the show.

Firecracker Favors






CRAFT MATERIALS:
Roll of candy (we used Life Savers)
Colored tape
Foil party picks


1. For each firecracker, remove the outer wrapper from a roll of candy. Wrap the inner lining with colored tape.
2. Insert foil party picks into the center of the roll, snapping off part of the pick if needed to get the correct length.

Fourth of July frozen-yogurt pops!



RECIPE INGREDIENTS:
3 cups vanilla yogurt
Red food coloring
Blue food coloring
Waxed paper
Sugar cones
Popsicle sticks


1. To make a half dozen pops, tint 1/2 cup of the yogurt with red food coloring and 1 1/2 cups with blue food coloring. Leave the rest plain.


2. Make waxed paper cone liners by folding six 12-inch square sheets into triangles, wrapping each around a sugar cone, and using tape to hold the shape. Then place the paper cones inside the sugar cones.


3. Fill each cone with 1 tablespoon red yogurt, followed by 2 tablespoons white yogurt, then 3 tablespoons blue yogurt. Insert a Popsicle stick and freeze the pops until firm, about 4 hours, using the cone box to keep them upright.

Frosty Fireworks






Fourth of July is by treating your kids to tall glasses of Patriot's Punch.


RECIPE INGREDIENTS:
Red or blue fruit-flavored beverage
Seltzer (flavored or plain)


Simply fill an ice cube tray with a red or blue fruit-flavored beverage (such as Powerade, Gatorade, or Kool-Aid) and let the cubes freeze solid. Then drop three or four colored cubes into each glass, pour in flavored seltzer water or clear soda, and watch the special effects. As the cubes melt, colored bubbles will swirl through the seltzer

Fruit Flag



RECIPE INGREDIENTS:
29 large strawberries
30 large blackberries
7 or so large bananas
Lemon juice



1. Hull and halve 29 large strawberries and set them aside.

2. Arrange 30 large blackberries, as shown, in the upper left corner of a serving tray or cutting board (it should be at least 8 by 13 inches).

3. Cut 58 banana slices, 3/4-inch-thick, into a bowl. Sprinkle on lemon juice and toss the slices gently with a rubber spatula to keep them from browning.

4. Assemble the banana slices in rows as shown and top each slice with a strawberry half.

Todays picture of the day!


Saturday, June 27, 2009

The Real Christine Collins



















Christine Collins came from work, and found out her son Walter Collins went missing. She called the police right away. but they told her she had to file a missing persons report in 24 hours because most kids come back.

Five months of investigation, with the police had nothing to show. They tell her they have found her son. When the police “returned” a boy to Ms. Collins that was not Walter, she said, “That's not my son”. The police responded by telling Ms. Collins that, because of the months-long trauma that she had endured, her memory was likely failing her. She does as told by the LAPD and takes the boy home, still insisting its not her son.


She collected documents from dentists, doctors and friends that stated that the boy was most definitely not Walter Collins, but the police department refused to help her.The police was getting tired of Ms.Collins, so they decided to locked her up into a mental institution, for her to go away. When she finally gets out she learn about what is now called the "chicken coop murders."

The police had no idea what was going on in Wineville at the time until Canadian Sandford Clark was picked up by police for staying in the states too long. He alerted them to the fact that his cousin Gordon Northcott was kidnapping boys, molesting them, murdering them and dismembering their bodies on his chicken ranch, and that he had threatened Sandford, telling him he would kill him if he tried to leave the ranch. He also forced Sandford to help him murder the children that they kidnapped together, using Sandford to lure other children into his truck. Sandford led the LAPD to the buried remains of some of the children, claiming that he helped Gordon murder around 20 children, but that he couldn't be sure of an exact number because he had stopped counting.

The remains of Walter Collins were never found and no traces of him were ever found in the Wineville Chicken Coops. The boy that was given to her was a runaway found in DeKalb, Illinois, but he was originally a runaway from Iowa and confessed that his name was really Arthur Hutchins and that he had pretended to be Walter Collins hoping that Christine Collinswould pay his way to California and give him free room and board until he could meet the cowboy star Tom Mix.

In 1935 one boy who was presumed dead finally surfaced and told police that he had escaped along with Walter Collins and one other boy, but that they had split up and he had not seen Walter Collins since. Gordon Northcott was charged with three counts of first-degree murder for the deaths. He was hanged for his crimes on October 2nd, 1930.


Although Christine Collins never found her son, her case changed the LAPD and several laws forever. Because of her fight police can no longer throw someone into a hospital without a warrant, and the corruption of the LAPD at the time was exposed to the public. She later sued the police officer who committed her to the hospital for false imprisonment and won, but he never paid her the $10,800 that he owed her.

Christine Collins was a fighter and never gaved up, she stayed hopeful until the day she died.


























































































Changeling












Clint Eastwood-directed thriller, Changeling. Changeling true-events tale of Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie), a single mother living in 1920’s Los Angeles whose young son goes missing one day. Months later, the police find the boy and return him to his mother’s ,but the problem is, he’s not her son.
No one knows what happens to Walter Collins. He was captured by the serial killer. Walter attempted to escape with three other boys. One of the children's foot got caught on the gate and he went back to save him. He helped free the child and it is unsure if he was dead or if he escaped. That is the real story and the movie. His mother spends all her life hoping that he would some day return to her. His body was never discovered in the remains the police found. It was a good movie go watch it!

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Thriller lyrics












Thriller lyrics
Songwriters: Temperton, Rod;
It's close to midnight and something evil's lurking in the darkUnder the moonlight, you see a sight that almost stops your heartYou try to scream but terror takes the sound before you make itYou start to freeze as horror looks you right between the eyesYou're paralyzed'

Cause this is thriller, thriller nightAnd no one's gonna save you from the beast about strikeYou know it's thriller, thriller nightYou're fighting for your life inside a killer, thriller tonight

You hear the door slam and realize there's nowhere left to runYou feel the cold hand and wonder if you'll ever see the sunYou close your eyes and hope that this is just imagination, girl!But all the while you hear the creature creeping up behindYou're out of time'

Cause this is thriller, thriller night There ain't no second chance against the thing with forty eyes, girlThriller, thriller nightYou're fighting for your life inside a killer, thriller tonight

Night creatures calling, the dead start to walk in their masqueradeThere's no escaping the jaws of the alien this time(They're open wide)This is the end of your life

They're out to get you, there's demons closing in on every sideThey will possess you unless you change that number on your dialNow is the time for you and I to cuddle close together, yeahAll through the night I'll save you from the terror on the screenI'll make you see

That this is thriller, thriller night' Cause I can thrill you more than any ghost would ever dare tryThriller, thriller nightSo let me hold you tight and share a Killer, diller, chiller, thriller here tonight'

Cause this is thriller, thriller nightGirl, I can thrill you more than any ghost would ever dare tryThriller, thriller nightSo let me hold you tight and share a killer, thriller, ow!

(I'm gonna thrill ya tonight)Darkness falls across the landThe midnight hour is close at handCreatures crawl in search of bloodTo terrorize y'alls neighborhood

I'm gonna thrill ya tonight, ooh babyI'm gonna thrill ya tonight, oh darlin'Thriller night, baby, ooh!
The foulest stench is in the airThe funk of forty thousand yearsAnd grizzly ghouls from every tombAre closing in to seal your doom
And though you fight to stay aliveYour body starts to shiverFor no mere mortal can resistThe evil of the thriller

Michael Jackson - Vol. 1-Greatest Hits History



1. Billie Jean
2. The Way You Make Me Feel
3. Black or White
4. Rock with You
5. She's Out of My Life
6. Bad
7. I Just Can't Stop Loving You
8. Man in the Mirror
9. Thriller
10. Beat It
11. The Girl Is Mine
12. Remember the Time
13. Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
14. Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
15. Heal The World (Prelude)
16. Heal The World

Jackson 5



The Jackson 5 were one of the biggest phenomenons in pop music during the early '70s, and the last great group. The Jackson 5's infectious brand of funky pop-soul was a definite departure from the typically smooth, elegant Motown sound, as befitting the group's youth and the dawn of a new decade.
Originally, the Jackson 5 were composed of brothers Jackie (born Sigmund Jackson, May 4, 1951), Tito (guitar, born Toriano Jackson, October 15, 1953), Jermaine (bass, lead vocals, born December 11, 1954), Marlon (born March 12, 1957), and Michael (lead vocals, born August 29, 1958).
In 1966, the Jackson 5 won an important local talent competition with a Michael-led rendition of the Temptations' "My Girl." In 1967, the group won an amateur talent competition at Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater.

'King Of Pop' Michael Jackson RIP 1958-2009







Michael Jackson died at the age of 50. He collapsed at his residence in the Holmby Hills section of Los Angeles, California, suffering cardiac arrest, according to brother Randy Jackson. He died at UCLA Medical Center. Lt. Fred Corral of the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office said an autopsy would probably be done on the singer Friday, with results expected that afternoon.
Jackson was rehearsing hard for what was to be his greatest comeback: He was scheduled for an unprecedented 50 shows at a London arena, His 1982 album "Thriller" — which included the blockbuster hits "Beat It," "Billie Jean" and "Thriller" — is the best-selling album of all time, with an estimated 50 million copies sold worldwide.
Our prayers are with the family

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Bellies and Babies Expo

http://belliesandbabiesexpo.com/home.html


Bellies and Babies Expo

The Worlds Biggest Baby Shower!
The first 1500 people to enter would receive a gift from Fisher Price.

September 26, 2009
10am-5pm
Indiana Convention Center

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

New Release Today!!! Confessions of a Shopaholic



DVD: Confessions Of A Shopaholic (Widescreen) $16.86 WALMART


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Sunday, June 21, 2009

Homemade Play Dough Recipe


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How To Make Your Own Play Dough
Ingredients:
1/2 cup flour
1/4 cup salt
1 tblsp oil
1 tblsp cream of tartar
1/2 cup water

Essential oils for scented play dough (a few drops)
DyesDirections:

Bring the water to a boil. While the water is coming to a boil, place all of the other ingredients into your mixer's bowl. Slowly add the boiling water with your mixer on medium-low speed. You can turn the speed up to medium when all of the water is in the bowl. When the mixture balls up, it is done! Just take it out and knead the dough a little bit.

Variations:
Substitute apple juice for the water and add a little cinnamon to the dry ingredients for "apple pie" play dough.Boil some blueberries in a little water and use the strained liquid (in place of some of the water) to dye your play dough. You can do this with carrots, spinach, and other fruits and veggies. You can also use spices like paprika to color your play dough.

**For organic play dough, just use organic flour rather than plain white flour and make sure that you use natural dyes.**

Friday, June 19, 2009

Happy Fathers Day!!




Happy Father's Day
A Dad is a personwho is loving and kind,
And often he knowswhat you have on your mind.
He's someone who listens,suggests, and defends.
A dad can be one of your very best friends!
He's proud of your triumphs,
but when things go wrong,
A dad can be patient
and helpful and strong
In all that you do,
a dad's love plays a part.
There's always a place for him
deep in your heart.
And each year that passes,
you're even more glad,
More grateful and proudjust to call him your dad!
Thank you, Dad...for listening and caring,
for giving and sharing,
but, especially, for just being you!
Happy Father's Day

Father's Day Poems

The things you taught me
The things you taught me I will always know.
How could I not? The roots have sunk so deep:
All lessons of the heart that I will keep
No matter who I am or where I go.
Kids learn from what their parents are, and so
You are my book of life, the thoughts I reap;
Only in your arms I quiet sleep;
Under my words your voice sings soft and slow.
From you I learned the rules of right and wrong
Against which I at times had to rebel,
Though with regret I carry with me still.
How lucky I am to have been loved so well,
Even as I pushed against your will,Relying on a father fair and strong





A Little Girl Needs Daddy


A little girl needs DaddyFor many, many things:
Like holding her high off the ground
Where the sunlight sings!
Like being the deep music
That tells her all is right
When she awakens frantic with
The terrors of the night.





Like being the great mountain
That rises in her heart
And shows her how she might get home
When all else falls apart.





Like giving her the love
That is her sea and air,
So diving deep or soaring high
She'll always find him there.

Grilled Steaks Balsamico







Prep: 15 min., Chill: 2 hrs., Grill: 14 min., Cook: 4 min. These delicious steaks won top honors at the National Beef Cook-Off. We served the cheese sauce in hollowed-out lemon halves.
Yield...Makes 4 servings


Ingredients
2/3 cup balsamic vinaigrette
1/4 cup fig preserves
4 (6- to 8-ounce) boneless beef chuck-eye steaks
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 (6.5-ounce) container buttery garlic-and-herb spreadable cheese


Preparation
Process vinaigrette and preserves in a blender until smooth. Place steaks and vinaigrette mixture in a shallow dish or a large zip-top plastic freezer bag. Cover or seal, and chill at least 2 hours. Remove steaks from marinade, discarding marinade.
Grill, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove to a serving platter, and sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper; keep warm.
Heat cheese in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring often, 2 to 4 minutes or until melted. Serve cheese sauce with steaks.
Note: For testing purposes only, we used Alouette Garlic + Herbs Spreadable Cheese.

Surprise dad with a Bacon 'n Eggs Crescent Sandwich

Serving Size: 4

Ingredients:
1 cup refrigerated crescent rolls
1 tablespoon onion -- chopped
4 cheddar cheese slices
1/2 cup milk
1/2 pound bacon
2 eggs

Cooking Directions:
Cook the bacon crisp; crumble. Heat oven to 375~. Separate dough into 4 rectangles. Place 2 rectangles in ungreased 8" square pan; press over bottom and 1/2" up sides to form crust, sealing perforations. Place cheese slices over dough. Sprinkle bacon and onions over evenly. Blend milk and eggs; pour over bacon. Separate remaining dough into triangles; arrange triangles over bacon-egg mix; do not seal. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and filling is set.

Baked Pancakes and Sausages

Ingredients
1 pound pork sausage links
1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
5 teaspoons white sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3 eggs
1-1/2 cups milk
3 tablespoons shortening, melted


Instructions
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Grease a 10x15 inch jellyroll pan. Place sausages in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain and set aside.
Sift together the flour, baking powder, white sugar and salt, set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs until light and fluffy. Add milk and shortening; mix well. Gradually stir in dry ingredients until smooth. Pour the batter into the prepared jelly roll pan. Arrange sausages on top of the batter.
Bake for 15 minutes, In the preheated oven, or until pancakes are cooked through. Cut into 10 pieces and serve hot with butter and syrup.

Fire-Roasted Nachos


RECIPE INGREDIENTS:
4 3/8-inch disposable aluminum pie pan
1/2 cup tortilla chips
1/2 cup Cheddar or Monterey Jack
Toppings, such as diced tomatoes and bell peppers, sliced jalapeƱos, and black beans
12- by 16-inch piece of foil
Salsa (optional)


1. Let the kids combine all the ingredients in their pan. Then seal it in foil (a double layer if you're cooking over an open flame) as shown, folding over the extra foil at the top to make a sturdy handle to poke a stick or tongs through.


2. Hold the packet over a campfire or set it directly on a grill to melt the cheese, about 10 minutes. Let the pack cool briefly, then open it carefully. Serve with salsa, if desired.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Great deals at Walmart!

Today I was shopping at walmart and came across some great deals this Garannimals shirts for kids for only$1.00 What a deal!!

This Spongebob Shirt was only $3.00 at Walmart

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Twilight quiz

Twilight quiz ( Questions vary easy to hard) Questions from the book not the movie

http://quiz.oxygen.com/quizzes/quiz/twilightrules/twilight-quiz--questions-vary-easy-to-hard-questions-from-the-book-not-the-movie/#

1. What condition might Bella have that Edward finds highly amusing?

  • Sominphobia
  • Nercrophobia
  • Glossiphobia
  • Hemophobia

2. As an inside joke, what do the Cullens call themselves when it comes to their diet?

  • Vergans
  • Vegeterians
  • They only hunt animals so they call themselves Vegeterians

3. What color does Edward love on Bella?

  • Purple
  • Pink
  • Blue

4. Why must the Cullens play baseball during thunder storms?

  • To conceal the sound
  • To hide Bellas scent
  • So there r no humans around

5. What did Bellas would be killer solve one of the Cullens mysteries

  • The origen of Alice
  • The origen of Edward
  • The origen of Carlisle

6. In what city and year was Edward born?

  • 1901, Chicago
  • 1902, Chicago
  • 1903, sanfransico

7. In the quiluete legends what r the Cullens reffered to

  • Bloodsuckers
  • Cold ones
  • Leeches Pale faces

8. Who was Edward suppose to fall in love with?

  • Alice
  • Esme
  • Rosalie
  • No one

9. Which of the following boys desired Bella as a partner in the spring dance?

  • Edaward, Jacob, Mike
  • Eric, Tyler, Mike
  • She didnt go

10. When Bella attempts to hide herself from Edwards view in class what motion does she perform that sets him even more on edge?

  • She takes a deep breath
  • she moves her hair
  • she moves

11. When Edward asks Bella about her favorite gemstone, what does she tell him?

  • Onyx
  • Sapphire
  • Topaz

12. What is Bella suprised about when she meets edward

  • The sharpness in his voice
  • The fact he called her bella
  • His eyes where coal black

Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood






Hollywood’s hottest family is back for more! Actors and proud parents Tori Spelling and husband Dean McDermott are back balancing parenthood with the pressures of living in Tinseltown in the fourth season of their hit reality series “Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood.”

Monday, June 8, 2009

Spongebob


My son is a huge fan of spongebob... We purchase two shirts at walmart for only $5.00 each
























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