Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Baker's Review Wednesday 20: Microwave Caramels {and Country Fair Bazaar}

Microwave Caramels

1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk

Combine all ingredients.  Cook 6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes.  Stir and pour into lightly greased bread pan.

This recipe sounded so good and easy to make, but it didn't exactly turn out.  As is why I didn't even bother taking a picture of it.  It does not even compare to real homemade caramels!!  It also should've been cooked longer.  It would not hold it's shape; it would just droop down and was just a sticky mess trying to eat it:(  I just thought of something, though.  I made a double batch, and that might have been why 6 minutes wasn't enough??  Not sure though:)  We decided it tasted kind of like a topping we use on a delicious Chunky Apple Cake!!  We may try warming it up a bit and putting it on ice cream.  We shall see . . .

Well, hope everyone has had a wonderful day!!   I'll have to post about the Artisan Fair Bazaar soon . . . it was a great success!!  But meanwhile, I am getting ready for another bazaar, the Country Fair Bazaar, which is at Amboy Middle School.

Here is what the flyer says:

Country Fair Bazaar

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

Amboy Middle School
22115 NE Chelatchie Road
Amboy, WA 98601

Over 60 vendor tables with anything and everything you are looking for!
BOGO-FREE Scholastic Book Fair
Concession Food available
Holiday Entertainment
Sponsored by Yacolt/Amboy PTA

{We would LOVE to see you there!!}

Link up your Baker's Review Wednesday post below:)

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Artisan Fair Bazaar!!!

My Mom, my sisters, & I are doing a bazaar this weekend!!  It's Friday night and Saturday.  I would love if anyone could attend; we would be SOOOOOO happy to see you there!!

Here are all the details:

  • When:
    Friday, November 18 from 5:00 PM- 8:00 PM to Saturday, November 19 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Where:
    I will try to post some pictures of some of our items we're selling, but I will have to see if I have time.  I would only be able to tomorrow, but I will be baking, so we shall see . .. .:)
    Hope everyone has a great day and hope to see you at the Artisan Fair Bazaar!!

Baker's Review Wednesday 19

So hello everybody!!  This week I didn't bake anything, due to the fact that I've been BUSY crafting and finishing everything up for the bazaar that is this Friday evening & Saturday!!  It's been lots of fun, but I didn't bake this week, so I have no recipe or review to share with you:(

But I am having the linky up for any of you who would like to share your recipe & review and I'd love to have you link up!!  I should be back next week with a recipe again!!

Here's some food for you guys to try and some stuff I think is cute:)

{pictures aren't working:(}
Itty Bitty Cinnamon Rolls - they're so cute!!

Hope everyone has a wonderful day - I'll be back sometime with the details of the bazaar!!

Thursday, November 10, 2011

The Old . . . and the New

My grandma gave us kids a bunch of change to divide between us, and look what I found in my stack.  A penny from 1953 (I think - that or 1956), and a penny from 2011.  Totally made me think the old and the new.  The old one the shine has worn off and it's very dark.  The new is bright and shiny and still the original color.  Time definitely changes things!!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Baker's Review Wednesday 18: Blueberry Mistake Cake {Linky Party}

This cake was originally made by someone else, but I know the story to it - it was made from a mistake, so I now am calling it Blueberry Mistake Cake:)

Here's what happened:  Someone was making cookies and it called for a yellow cake mix.  She accidentally made the cake and then she couldn't make it into cookies, so her mom told her to put some blueberries in it and sprinkle cinnamon sugar on top.  Anyway, it was delicious and I'm glad she made that mistake!!

This cake is so moist and yummy!!  The blueberries sink to the bottom of the cake and I don't know why, but that just makes it SOOO good!!  I think the second day it's even better than the first!!


Now it's your turn to link up your goodies below - recipes and/or review of any sort.  All that I ask is that you put my button on your blog or blog post, which is on my sidebar.  Thanks!!

I want to give a shout-out to both my mom @ Adventures of the Kulla Klan who made Mom's Bread Pudding and Karen @ Out in the Fields, who made Gingerbread Coffee.  Thanks, ladies!!

Link up your recipes here!!

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Getting to Know Me

Get to know me Questions

1. Eye color?

2. Real hair color?

3. Heritage?
Finnish ancestry, Lutheran church

4. Shoes you wore today?
Northside Tan Shoes (not sure how to describe them)

5. My weakness?
Snacks or {eating in general} - can't you tell?  :(  :(

6. My greatest fear?
all kinds of creepy-crawlies

7. Country I'd most like to visit?

8. Fave Christmas song?
favorite?  I love most Christmas songs so that is hard!  It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, O Holy Night & more:)

9. Perfect Pizza?
BBQ Chicken Pizza

10. Fave store?
Ross maybe for clothes(not really sure); Craft Warehouse/Joann's for crafting

11. Do you like thunderstorms?

12. What you would eat right now?
a MicRib

13. Who is your favorite author?
Tracie Peterson

14. What is the most exciting thing you have ever done?
I don't know - haven't lived long enough to do anything extremely exciting:)

15. Who do you most want to meet?

Answering these questions for Karen @ Out in the Fields

Have a wonderful day!

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

"It's kind of bazaar" {Bazaar Progress}

Here are just a couple of the things in progress/made for the bazaar.  There's still other things I'm planning to do, but I need to go to Joann's to get some supplies . . . and some things I've simply not got done yet:(  I need to start working really hard to get everything done - I've only got about 2 weeks left!!  Can't believe it's upon us already:)

I've now got most of the headbands of the work in progress pic done, and they others are all put together, ready to put on alligator clips & a couple more headbands (I need to get more headbands).

I will also be making more bags once I go and get the fabric.

I am wondering about maybe making some belts similar to The Red Garden Belt, but I don't know for sure yet.  It will probably depend if have time or not.  Of course, if I really want to, which I kind of do, I will just make time for them:)

I am also doing some other things that aren't pictured, and some butterhorns.  They went pretty well last year:)

Hope everyone has a wonderful day!!

I need to go clean now though, because the kitchen is kind of a mess - we just won't talk about it, kay:)

Baker's Review Wednesday 17: Apple Cinnamon Muffins {Linky Party}

Yesterday I made Apple Cinnamon Muffins.  I've made these several times, and they're always delicious!!  They're especially good, nice and warm, slathered in butter:)  Yummy!!

I guess I don't really know what everyone else thinks of them, but they eat them every time I make them, so they're not disgusting anyways:)

I would love if anyone wanted to link up to the linky party:)  I don't expect too many, if anyone, to do so, though. 

Hope everyone has a wonderful day!!  

I've been busy (or trying to be busy) crafting for the bazaar, lately.  I can't believe it's only in 2 1/2 weeks!!  Maybe I'll show you all some of what I've been doing soon:)

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