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Christmas Holiday Tidbits!

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this is my post last year about!~

https://babyjill7.wordpress.com/2012/02/08/please-find-me-some/

Found my Favorite!!!… Ice Cream earlier this year…

SPUMONI! … introduced to me by my Daddy when I was a little girl… and I seem to just crave these flavors this time of year…

Dark Chocolate, Cherry and Pistachio!

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Jill has been helping me wrap Christmas Presents going on 16 years… She hears the rustling of tissue paper and here she comes…

She loves the ribbons, bags to look into… and nice clean paper to sleep on…

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Pumpkin Roll … a taste of the Holidays… with Cream Cheese Filling rolled between the layers of Pumpkin Spice Cake…

My niece’s are the best!… but, when desperate for that flavor… this one from the Deli/Bakery is not bad!

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I eat more sweets and crave ice cream when it turns cold…

I’ve been on a Strawberry (Blizzard) “milkshake” kick ever since my Granddaughter got one the other day…

Hadn’t entered my mind until then… Are you that way?… Enticed by things others are eating?…

Making my own… lower sugar/fat… Double Strawberry Ice Cream + Frozen Strawberries + Milk…

Blend Away!
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Click on photos to see his village in more detail…

My Grandson’s Christmas Village Collection has grown… and has moved to the living room instead of being set up in his room…

He is 11 and loves these porcelain village pieces… figures… music boxes…

Some are lighted … and some move as they play music…

I gave him one new piece on Thanksgiving to add to his snow scene…

BUNCO GOODIES!

BUNCO night has arrived…diceladies

We are to bring the food and drink My sister and myself…

We have a little lady in our group… but, at 90 years… she has asked us to let her pay our monthly dues of $5.00 each x19961008 … and just let us do the food preparation

That is fine with us!

My sister and I can come up with a menu easily … and decide what each is going to bring

We have to feed 28 ladies

Menu: k15513828

Chicken Salad ( sister)

Rolls / Crackers / Butter (sister) k5884298

Spinach Casserole (sister) 697096

Cranberry / Raspberry Jello Salad (sister) unnamed

Pumpkin / Cream Cheese Bars (me)

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Chocolate Fudge Brownies with Autumn Sprinkles (me)

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Chocolate Covered Mints – candy (me) 719_jpg_1

Iced Tea / Coffee / Soft Drinks (me) u19202437

Also Paper products of Plates / Forks / Cups / Napkins (me) mfr0039

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If we make a list it goes much easier… k14763986

Everyone raved over the food… Sure makes us feel good!

As you can tell by list… sister is the better cook

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and I’m better at desserts… and finding decorations… k14248307

Our little lady who paid our dues…  said…

“I sure did a good job cooking and baking didn’t I?”… as she grinned her sweet smile!

“It tasted so good!”

RECIPE:

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Angel Food Cake

This recipe calls for very few ingredients: angel food cake, a can of pumpkin, cream cheese, and some cinnamon.

Directions:

*Beat the cream cheese with 3 tablespoons water until the consistency has thinned.

*In a separate bowl, mix the cake mix, pumpkin, and 1 tsp cinnamon with 3/4 cup water.

*Add half the cake mixture to a 9×13 pan, layer with dollops of the cream cheese, add the remaining cake mixture, and top with remaining cream cheese.

*Take a knife and swirl the cream cheese and cake together. Be sure not to over mix, you want the ingredients to remain separate.

Bake the cake at 375 degrees for 34 minutes (or until a toothpick comes out clean).

A Treat For Mom!

Gift…

Have been busy already… Outside to check on my seeds I have planted… Coming up quicker than I thought… Been to water aerobics class …LOVE IT!… Makes me feel good all day!… Met a new little girl there with Muscular Sclerosis… Best attitude…terrific outlook on life… Doctor had told her the water aerobics would be good for her… I just hope she didn’t overdo today… She received lots of advice from all of us… on taking her time… and doing things at her own pace…

I’ll need to fix some lunch soon… but, when I checked my email … I saw this recipe from Pillsbury… and decided to share… Easy and yummy sounding!… maybe even good for a Mother’s Day  treat for breakfast…

Cinnamon Roll Waffles with Cream Cheese Glaze

INGREDIENTS

1-can Pillsbury Grands Refrigerated Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

1-cup powdered sugar

3-tablespoons milk

1-teaspoon vanilla

DIRECTIONS: 4 Servings

1. Heat waffle maker; spray with cooking spray. Remove Cinnamon Rolls from can; set icing aside.

2. For each waffle, place 1 Cinnamon Roll in center of waffle maker; close. Bake 3-4 minutes or until waffle is thoroughly cooked and golden brown.

3. Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir together reserved icing, powdered sugar, milk and vanilla until glaze is smooth.

Pour glaze over hot waffles.

Be sure to spray the waffle iron in between each waffle. The sugar from the cinnamon roll can make the waffles stick.

These are also delicious served with real maple syrup instead of the glaze. Add some pecans for extra crunch.

ENJOY! Happy Mother’s Day!