Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Friday, September 11, 2009
So here is the tator tots!!
And here is the Cheese!!
I saw many recipes for this online, but Overall.. I just went for what we wanted to eat.. and topped it with Tator tots and cheese!! Again, how can you go wrong.
2 lbs Hamburger meat
2 cans Cream of Mushroom
1 bag Broccoli chucks
1 bag Tator tots (thawed)
And we didnt measure the cheese, we just poured it on!
Very easy, Very Yummy and its going on our menu!!
(Edited to add.. How to make it.. hahaha.. Well Brown meat, Drain, add soup, add veggies, put into pan, top with Tator tots and then cheese!! And cook for like 20 min on 350. Yes, I know I forgot to put the directions on!!)
Oh man it was good. Brown Rice, Veggies and Bacon covered Shrimp!!
(Side note, I caught hubby taking pictures of his dinner. I think Im rubbing off on him!)
Adding the Cheese to the Macaroni.
And this is what happens, when you go back after a couple of hours and try to eat the cookie you set down.Yes, she went and picked up the cookie and started to eat it. It was in her room, and the lights were off in there. She went back in and only had the light of the TV in the room, so she didnt see that it was covered in Ants. By the time she came crying to me, the ants were crawling out of her mouth. It looked like a bad horror movie. Right away her lips swelled up and her cheeks turned pink. I called the doctor and they suggested I give her benadryl. It helped her and she was able to get to sleep. Poor baby!! Now everything is.. Does it have Ants. My poor child is scared for life of Ants!
My Oldest daughter sang with a friend of hers. They sang "You belong to me" by Taylor Swift.
Next up, My son. He Danced (yes, Danced) to Thriller. He did very good, especially for someone who has never shown much interest in dancing.
My niece even got in on the talent and sand "Take a Bow" by Rihanna.
Monday, August 17, 2009
Larissa wanted a Skull cake. So I did my best at freehand! Not too bad.
And for Bianca we decided on Hello Kitty.
Larissa got some pretty nice gifts. Including these text messengers.
And Bianca got some cool Walkie Talkies to share with Cordelia!
Then we had some good food..
And some good friends over to the house!
From Urban Dictionary - suffering succotash
An exclamation of annoyance and surprise, made famous by the cartoon character Sylvester the cat. its a "euphemism" for the curse phrase "suffering saviour"
From Wikipedia - Succotash is a food dish consisting primarily of corn and lima beans or other shell beans.
1 cup butter, divided
2 cups fresh lima beans
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 fresh tomatoes, peeled and chopped
2 teaspoons white sugar
4 ears fresh corn kernels, cut from the cob
Melt 1/2 cup butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in lima beans and salt, and cook until tender, about 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a separate saucepan heat tomatoes, sugar and remaining 1/2 cup butter. Cook until tomatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.
Stir tomatoes into lima beans and add corn; cook 10 minutes more.
I was so amused, and scared at the same time.. I never even knew it was a dish. But after researching it, it doesnt sound half bad! So I just wanted to let you know.. If you ever see Succotash.. Try it!! Now you know what it is!
Then we were on our way. Making sure our directions were correct, we got to the place, and began looking for parking. Then we saw it.. a great spot, right near the venue, and we wouldnt have to pay for parking, which was like 12 bucks. So we pulled right in. Everyone got out, and we started to head to the resturant.. and thats when it happend!!A Tree fell on the car, right as we got out. Not but 20 seconds after we walked away. And not just a branch, the whole tree fell on the car. Good thing it was one of those smaller trees, but it was so long, it crossed the sidewalk, the car, and one lane of traffic.
And smashed into the front windshield.
Needless to say, we were all so shaken. And being out of town, we had no idea what to do. We were only about 2 hours from the concert and a tree was stuck in the car. So, we decided to head over to the restraunt and have a few drinks anyways. We really couldnt do anything about it. Hope, stayed on the phone with the insurance to clear it up. But there wasnt much good news. We met up with the other ladies at the resturant, but by that time, we were not in the mood to eat. Just round up the Margaritas!We finally made it to the concert, and despite the beginning of the evening, we really had a great time.
The Opening Act were the Jabbawokees. They were alright, but we only made it in to see the end of thier set.
Then on to The New Kids on the Block. Yes, sitting there, I realized, man.. Im old. But not as old as they are. And they are still bringing in the crowds.When they came out, it got crazy loud. I can only imagine what it sounded like in the near by mall. Im sure if the wind hadnt knocked down that tree, the sound of so many women screaming all at once, would have done the job!
The show was awesome. They did all thier old hits, and some newer ones. I was so amazed by the large amount of fans. And there were older women, young women, kids, and even men there. It was such a diverse crowd.
When we got to the van, we walked up on people taking pictures next to it. It was quite disturbing, but then we decided to try it, and you know what... it was quite fun. And it cheered us up a bit, while we looked for a way back to the hotel and back Home!!
The next day, we were able to get a ride home!! It turned out to be a great trip, and one we all will never forget. I was very happy to have shared that with some great women!! Till next time ladies!!
Me and Johnny
Sunset at Lake Belton
The next morning we got up bright and early and went to get our space at the Parade. Friday night, I started to not feel too well, so that morning, I had a fever. I was so upset that I was feeling that sick, while out of town on a great little vacation with the family. But I got thru. And we had a great time at the Parade.
There were so many entries in the Parade. It lasted quite a while.
Joshua at the Parade
Even Cordelia had an ok time, but after a while she was bored.
After the Parade, we went to visit some family and got to eat and enjoy some very good food.
Johnny loved the awesome sausage wraps!!
And Bianca loved the watermelon!!By the evening, I had completely gone from bad to worse.. I was so sick. I had fever, chills, sore throat and a terrible headache. So we made it to the fireworks, but I had forgotten the batteries to my camera. So unfortunately we didnt get any pictures of the fireworks and the kids. But they loved it. We drove out to Temple, TX to see the fireworks and they were beautiful. We are even considering going again, next year. Hopefully this time, I wont get sick. Which by the way, ended up being tonsillitis. So that was a lot of fun!!