I made this recipe up for the Pillsbury Bakeoff. I didn’t win anything, but they ARE good. You can add chopped Jalapeno too, if you like it spicier. 1 8oz package softened Neufchatel or cream cheese 1 4oz can Old El Paso® Chopped Green Chiles 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon lime juice 1/4 teaspoon […]More
Coming up with ideas is the easy part for me, making them work is another thing. So when I do come up with something that works well, I’ll post it here. I’m also including a few experiences with some of my not-so-stellar plans.
This is a great treat for Valentines Day. It’s really easy to make and inexpensive for large batches. 2 Cups Sugar 2 Cups Almond Slices (or Slivers) – You can also do this with Pecans! 1 cup butter (2 sticks – not margarine) 1 cup chocolate chips Line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper […]More
While setting up my tree this year, I turned around to find my babies with glass balls stuck on their fingers like olives. Ouch! Here’s my attempt at a more kid friendly ornament. Update: About two days after I’d posted this, I stumbled upon the Christmas edition of one of my favorite magazines, Family Fun. […]More
Thinking about using flaming text on your site? Think again! Any special effects can look pretty bad if they’re abused. But if you do have a good reason and NEED flaming text, here’s an easy method to get legible, firey looking text. By the way, I wrote this because I kept seeing requests for “how […]More
Parasites and disease aside, if you want to lose weight you are going to have to do something about it. But that something doesn’t have to be difficult! Here are a few of my favorite ideas.More