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Thursday, December 30, 2010

New Year's Resolutions 2011

                     My New Year's Resolutions
  • Get a job
  • Higher Education
  • Enjoy Life More
  • Get in Fitness
  • Get Out of Debt
  • Help Others

What is your New Year's Resolution!








Friday, December 24, 2010

Monday, December 6, 2010

Decorations at my home

Walgreens and Target


 
Walgreens  
Walgreens and Target

Kmart garland $5 and bows $2

Target only$1

Walgreens $5

Walmart  


Walgreens $2-3

Walgreens $2-3

I shop at Walmart, Target, Kmart and Walgreens for my Christmas decorations. My home feels like Christmas. Happy Holidays

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Hello readers

I read some of the comments left on my blog and to answer your questions Yes I do get some recipes and crafts from http://familyfun.go.com/. I share them on my blog because I like them and I enjoy making them at home with my family, they are easy and fun to us.

Sincerely
Miss Mommy

Thursday, November 25, 2010

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL MY READERS

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”


Happy Thanksgiving
 
Mommy's Blog

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving Layout


Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Village People

Materials

Scissors
Cardboard tissue tubes
Colored paper Fine-tipped markers
Glue

Instructions
For each figure, wrap a cardboard tissue tube with a 4- by 6-inch rectangle of colored paper and glue the paper in place.
Draw the facial features on a 2- by 3-inch piece of paper with markers. Glue the face onto the tube.
For the hair, cut fringe along one side of a small paper rectangle. Roll the hair around a pen to make curls, trim it, and glue it into place.
Cut and decorate headbands and feathers for the Native Americans and collars for the Pilgrims.
For the Pilgrim girl's bonnet, wrap a 2- by 5-inch paper rectangle around the top of the tube with the ends overlapping and glue at the back.
For the Pilgrim boy's hat, cut out a black circle 2 1/2 inches in diameter. Roll and glue a black, 2- by 5-inch paper rectangle into a tube shape. Cut slits along one end, fold in the tabs, and glue them to the center of the paper circle. Add a 1/2-inch band and square buckle and glue the hat to the boy's head.


Teeny Turkeys

Ingredients

Cocktail pumpernickel bread
Vegetable cream cheese

DECORATIONS:
Peas (eyes)
Red pepper
Pepperoni
Cheese
Cashew
Slivered almond
Parsley

Instructions

For each sandwich, spread vegetable cream cheese between 2 slices of cocktail pumpernickel bread.
For the head, use a small drinking glass or round cookie cutter to cut a circle from another slice of bread, then stick it to the top of the sandwich with a dab of cream cheese.
Likewise, add facial features such as pea eyes, a red pepper or pepperoni snood (above the beak), and a pepper, cheese, or cashew beak. Finally, wedge pepper, slivered-almond, or parsley-sprig feathers between the bread slices.


Sweet Scarecrows

Ingredients

Cookies (ours were about 2 1/2 inches in diameter)
White frosting
Assorted sugar wafers (ours were about 2 1/2 inches long)
Candy corn
Mini chocolate chips
Bran cereal (we used Kellogg's All-Bran Extra Fiber)
Chocolate sprinkles

Instructions

Frost the top of each cookie.

Cut a sugar wafer in half. Add a dollop of frosting to the top edge of the cookie and stick a wafer half to it for a hat top, as shown.
Place a whole sugar wafer just below the hat top for a brim. Use a little more frosting to decorate it with slices of candy corn or mini chocolate chips.

Press pieces of bran cereal hair into the frosting around the hat.
For the face, press on a candy corn nose, mini chocolate chip eyes, and a chocolate sprinkle stitched mouth.



Aut-yum Leaves






Ingredients

1 egg
1 teaspoon of water
Prepared pie crust
Mini chocolate chips
Peanut butter chips
Raw sugar
Flour for work surface


Instructions

Heat the oven to 375°. Whisk one egg with a teaspoon of water and set it aside.
On a floured surface, roll out a prepared pie crust so it's about 1/8-inch thick. Use a large leaf-shaped cookie cutter (ours is 4 1/2-inches wide) to make as many dough leaf pairs as possible.
For each pocket, spread about 4 teaspoons of mini chocolate chips and peanut butter chips on a leaf, leaving a 1/2-inch margin at the edge. Brush egg wash onto the edge, place a second leaf on top, and press the edges to seal.
Brush the top with egg wash and sprinkle it generously with raw sugar. Bake the leaves on a parchment-covered cookie sheet until their edges are just beginning to brown, about 12 minutes. Let them rest on the sheet a few minutes before moving them to a cooling rack.

http://familyfun.go.com/

Turkey Cupcakes Gobble Gobble

I love to make Turkey Cupcakes every Thanksgiving they look cute and fun to make.

Ingredients

Cupcake
Chocolate frosting
3 oval shortbread cookies (Keebler Sandies Right Bites Shortbread)
6 to 10 candy corn pieces
White icing
Black decorators' gel
Red fruit leather ( strawberry Fruit by the Foot)

Instructions

Frost the cupcake, then press in a cookie head and 2 cookie wings.
Press in a row or two of candy corn tail feathers.
To make an eye, add a small dot of white icing to the head, then add a dot of black decorators' gel for a pupil.
For a beak, cut the white tip from a piece of candy corn and press it in place.
To make the wattle, cut a 1-inch square of fruit leather. Roll it into a tube and stick it in place over the beak.





Sunday, October 31, 2010

Happy Halloween from Mommy's Blog



HAPPY HALLOWEEN

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Halloween Jokes ha ha

When a Witch lands after flying, where does she park?

Ans: The broom closet

Why did the Vampires cancel their baseball game?

Ans: They couldn't find their bats?

Why inst Dracula invited to many Halloween parties?

Ans: Because he is a pain in the neck

For more jokes
http://www.cavernsofblood.com/halloween-jokes/

Monday, October 11, 2010

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Tricky Treats

Halloween Puzzle

Carve the Pumpkin

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Pizza Mummies




Ingredients


English muffins
Pizza sauce
Black olives
Scallions
Red or green pepper
Cheese sticks or slices

Instructions


Heat the oven to 350º F. For each mummy, spread a tablespoon of pizza sauce onto half of an English muffin (toast it first, if you like).
Set olive slices in place for eyes and add round slices of green onion or bits of red or green pepper for pupils.
Lay strips of cheese (we used a pulled-apart cheese stick) across the muffin for the mummy?s wrappings.
Bake for about 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the muffin is toasty.


http://familyfun.go.com/

Hot Dog Mummies




Ingredients

1 11-ounce can of refrigerator breadsticks
1 12-pack of hot dogs
Yellow mustard

Instructions

For each mummy, separate one breadstick from the roll and use kitchen shears or a knife to slice it in half lengthwise to create two thinner strips.
Wrap one strip at a time snugly around the hot dog. Depending on the size of the hot dog, you may not need all of both strips. Leave about 1/2 inch of hot dog exposed for the face area and continue wrapping the top of the hot dog.
Bake the mummies on a cookie sheet at 350º for 15 to 18 minutes or until the breadstick wrapping is golden brown.
Remove the mummies from the oven and cool them for 5 minutes. Add yellow mustard eyes just before serving. Makes 12 mummies.

http://familyfun.go.com/

Apple Bites




Ingredients

Apples
Slivered almonds

Instructions

Just quarter and core an apple, cut a wedge from the skin side of each quarter, then press slivered almonds in place for teeth.

Tips: If you're not going to serve them right away, baste the apples with orange juice to keep them from browning.

http://familyfun.go.com/

Happy Jack





Materials

Self-adhesive magnetic sheet
Orange paper
Scissors

Black paper

Instructions

Stick a self-adhesive magnetic sheet to a piece of orange paper, then cut out a simple pumpkin shape. Cut a stem and facial features from a magnetic sheet that's been covered with black paper

http://familyfun.go.com/halloween/halloween-crafts/halloween-decorations/happy-jack-930930/

Skull Background By Mommy's Blog

I enjoy searching for pictures on the Internet and creating my own backgrounds. This background is made for Twitter backgrounds.


Flapping Bat

Materials

Bat templates (download them here)
Black craft foam
Red sequins
Black paper fasteners (or brass fasteners colored with permanent black marker)
10-inch piece of string or dental floss
Short piece of ribbon
A bead (optional)

Instructions

Click here to download a printable version of the flapping bat. http://familyfun.go.com/assets/cms/pdf/crafts/0903_foambat_template.pdf
To view the .pdf file, you'll need Acrobat Reader which is available for free from the Adobe site.

Flapping Bat - Step 2 Cut 1 body shape and 2 matching wing shapes from black craft foam, punching holes where indicated. Glue red sequins to the head for eyes.

To attach the wings to the body, align the hole farthest from the rounded end of each wing with a shoulder hole. Use black paper fasteners (or brass fasteners colored with permanent black marker) to loosely attach the wings to the back of the body, as shown.



Next, thread one end of a 10-inch piece of string or dental floss through the remaining wing holes and tie it in a loose loop, making sure the free end extends beyond the bat's head. Tie a bead to the end of the string, if you like.


Tie a piece of ribbon through the hole at the bottom of the bat, then hang him upside down on a wall or window. To make the bat's wings flap, pull the hanging string.













More fun ideas http://familyfun.go.com/halloween/halloween-crafts/

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Early Halloween at my house

I love Halloween so much I decided to decorate my home early.

I purchase my decorations last year at Walmart and Walgreen's.




Crawling Spiders

















Cool Idea dry rosses