Weight Watchers Spinach Spanakopita
January 9, 2011 – 8:00 pm | One Comment

Points Plus points….not the old points.  Slightly altered, so I think the points may be even less actually….
Weight Watchers Spinach Spanakopita Triangles
Ingredients

2/3 cup fat free ricotta cheese (recipe called for reduced fat feta cheese actually, …

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Crocheted Angry Bird Giveaway (Amigurumi)
June 28, 2011 – 9:46 pm | 46 Comments

I have crocheted a full set of Angry Birds, I think I’m going to enter them in the State Fair of Texas.  Crocheting animals and other things like this is called Amigurumi.

Angry Birds Amigrumi SetThe State Fair isn’t until Sept/Oct — somewhere in there, so I have time. I’ve decided that I’m going to give one of these babies away just for fun. The winner gets to choose 1 Angry Bird of their choice from those shown above. I’ll send it out to you Priority Mail and you can have fun throwing it at people. Read the full story »

Sage and Pecan Spaghetti Squash
January 24, 2011 – 9:30 pm | One Comment
Sage and Pecan Spaghetti Squash

This is a delicious recipe that I have adapted from the new Weight Watchers Points Plus Cookbook that is available at most Weight Watchers centers right now. I have not found it online yet, and …

Whole Wheat Olive Bread
January 17, 2011 – 9:03 pm | 2 Comments
Whole Wheat Olive Bread

For one of the holidays in the last 12 months (I don’t remember which, it may have been Valentine’s Day last year…hmmm..) my husband bought me (at my request) a Zojirushi Bread Maker. I was …

Williams Sonoma Pancake Pen
January 14, 2011 – 9:52 pm | No Comment
Williams Sonoma Pancake Pen

For Mother’s Day last year my Husband (at my request) bought me this little, handy gadget from Williams Sonoma called “The Pancake Pen”. I regularly make pancakes in huge batches for my children each weekend …

Weight Watchers Chocolate Chip Cookies
January 11, 2011 – 10:26 pm | One Comment
Weight Watchers Chocolate Chip Cookies

Points Plus Value: ONLY 3 Points each!!!

From the Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook (Points Plus)
Page 396
Ingredients (ever so slightly altered by me)

1/2 cup oats (not instant, the real deal)
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 tsp baking …

Penguins of Madagascar Birthday Decorations
January 9, 2011 – 9:42 pm | 8 Comments
Penguins of Madagascar Birthday Decorations

Note: Don’t miss my Blog entry on Penguins of Madagascar Birthday Fun (Games & Activities) or Making  a Homemade Penguins of Madagascar Birthday Cake too!
In coming up with the invitations and decorations for my Son’s …

Pantry Mini Makeover
March 15, 2010 – 9:22 pm | 3 Comments
Pantry Mini Makeover

I decided to do a simple mini-remodel of my pantry after accumulating a large quantity of different types of flours.

I Love Fergie Shoes
March 9, 2010 – 9:00 pm | 2 Comments
I Love Fergie Shoes

In the last 12 months I have discovered 2 things that surprised me. (1) I actually like music by the Black Eyed Peas and Fergie and (2) That I really, really like Fergie’s new line of shoes. I currently own 2 pairs of Fergie shoes and have 2 pairs on my radar.

New Cookbook: Good to the Grain – by Kim Boyce
March 5, 2010 – 9:59 pm | 3 Comments
New Cookbook: Good to the Grain – by Kim Boyce

A friend of mine published a cookbook about cooking with whole grains. I tried one of her recipes tonight and was very pleased with the results! Thumbs up here.

Whole Wheat Turkey Lasagna
March 5, 2010 – 9:34 pm | No Comment
Whole Wheat Turkey Lasagna

A traditional tasting lasagna that includes some unusual healthy ingredients: whole wheat noodles, sweet potatoes, carrots and spinach!!!

Chicken Noodle Soup
February 28, 2010 – 9:21 pm | One Comment
Chicken Noodle Soup

How to make homemade chicken noodle soup using 4 chicken breasts, 6 carrots, 6 stalks of celery, 1/2 an onion, some spices and wheat noodles. Low fat, warming and very, very filling.