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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Annie Wear has been created by a family that has a passion for dogs, cats, horses, parakeets, hamsters and even fish. They believe that they need the pet as much as it needs them. If you are a pet lover you know this exact feeling. So when the need to come up with money to help protect the pets Annies Home was born. The pup that started all this passion goes by the name of Annie.

AnnieWear offers the best selection of animal themed baby and toddler clothing and gifts. A portion of all AnnieWear sales are donated to animal rescue programs around the country. The goal is to give back to the animals.

Recently our little Prince was sent a onesie. Just look how super cute he looks in his AnnieWear onesie.

The blue in the Annie Wear helps to bring out his super cute little smile and while you can't really see it in the pictures I shared (Prince is a smiler not a model) the cute puppy print on the onesie looks great. I think it is quit adorable and the softness of the onesie left us both smiling just a bit.

You can purchase AnnieWear products from their website at

Baby Banz Swim Goggles Review

Summer is here and many of us will find our selves spending lots of time outside. One thing that my grand-babies will be doing lots of is spending time in the water. The effects of the sun on our children's precious eyes can be overwhelming. That is why Baby Banz the protection experts are offering yet another great resource that we can use to protect our children. Baby Banz swim goggles are a must have when spending lots of time in the water.

We were able to receive a pair of swim goggles to review. Because these will be for Princess we were sent a beautiful pink pair of goggles. While they look super cute and I know that when we start swim season Princess will love them they are also an item that we can know as grand-parents that we are providing the best for her. Safety is a priceless gift that we strive to offer our children and grandchildren as often as we can. Thank you Baby Banz for providing us with the tools to do this.

A recent addition to the Baby Banz line up is the swim goggles that we were able to review. They are designed for ages 3+ and are perfect for swimming lessons or at the beach for fun. The goggles are made up of tough and durable polycarbonate, the lenses are 100% UV protective. One feature that I like is that they are anti-fog which means unlike my eye glasses that often fog up the goggles lenses are prevented from fogging up. I must admit as well that the pair of goggles that we received were not the hard plastic like goggles in the past but are made up of soft silicon cups. A child will not wear anything that is uncomfortable so it is important to make sure that the goggle are comfortable to ensure that the child will keep them on their face. The goggles are available in two colors at this time being pink and blue and they come with a color coordinated hard case.

Features that the Baby Banz swim goggles have are:

• 100% UV Protective Lenses

• Soft Silicon eyecups & strap

• Anti-fogging system

• 2 nose piece extensions for a custom fit

Buy : you can purchase the Baby Banz swim goggles as well as other amazing safety products from their website at

Thank you to Baby Banz for sending me a pair of their swim goggle for review purposes. The thoughts shared in this post are mine and have not been influenced.

Dei Fratelli All Natural Products Review

We have had the privilege as of late to review products from dei Fratelli. Dei Fratelli is a four generation family owned company that takes its produce as serious as it does family traditions and good cooking. Pride is taken in the fact that their products are made up of the finest ingredients possible. The freshness in their food comes out strongly in their product leaving the dishes I cooked with a taste that was superior. They take pride in the fact that their products are made up of the finest ingredients possible and the fact that they know where the tomatoes they use come from because the company grows them from tiny seedlings Coming from a family of farmers I know how important this is to know exactly where your food comes from, how it was grown and trusting how great it will taste.

The history of the Dei Fratelli product reaches back four generations The families of Hirzel and Dei Fratelli have achieved the reputation as a strong, honest, family oriented brand that strives to keep the strong sense of integrity in their selves as well as their product. They work hard to bring that great taste to your families kitchen. Farming families are some of the  hardest people that I know. They work the earth to achieve a product that not only they are proud of but they want others to be proud of it as well. The products that they create will  be served to the consumers family and friends and they want the server to be able to say with a smile exactly where the product came from.

The makers of Dei Fratelli tomato products, pasta sauces, and salsas are committed to safety , quality control, and flavor They are committed to be the very best They raise their product with quality, relationships and care from the very beginning and carry it through to the canning of their all natural products. They care about the customers and strive to bring the highest quality products to dinner tables and continue to look for ways to go meet the expectations and make the consumer pride of the dishes they prepare using the Dei Fratelli product.

My teens loved the Dei Fratelli salsa that we were sent for review awesome taste the thickness was perfect for serving with chips and you could actually see the rich ingredients in the salsa.

We had a ball reviewing the assortment of products that were sent to us for review. The pizza sauce was a hit and I have been told that the sauce was among the best that they have ever had. The sloppy joe sauce I felt great serving to the teens as it is one of their favorite meals but sometimes not knowing where the ingredients in the can came from gives me a bit of worry. My mother used to can and put up the needed tomato products so that we had them when needed. My busy world has us going in so many directions that I do not have time to do this for my own family. That is why I am happy to see that Dei Fratelli is there provide natural ingredients in wonderful sauces, tomato products, salsas and more.

Buy Dei Fratelli products online on their website located at

we were sent a sample of their product line for review purposes. The thoughts shared in this post are those of mine alone and were not influenced in any manner.

Guardian Sleeper Review

Just a few short months ago a new member of the family was born. Our little Prince was born and with him a whole world of love and a little bit of worry. Our family has seen SIDS come in and steal the joys of a new baby before and this is one thing that we do not want to happen again. Our first grandson was a moment of great joy when the doctors said that he had a bit of acid reflux the worry of what would happen was present. The Guardian Sleeper is an innovative swaddling product created by two moms. It is both a positioner and cover in one that allows you to automatically put the baby into a secure back to sleep position recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

One thing that I thought was great about the product is that no matter where the baby sleeps there is a guardian sleeper for that need. Whether it be a crib, craddle or a pack n play they have a Guardian Sleeper available to help protect your little one. I love the name as it makes me think of someone protecting our little one when we are not able to. After all that is what a guardian does. We recieved a Guardian Sleeper Pack 'N' Play style. Since it had been decided that our Prince would sleep in his parents room in a Pack 'N' Play we were happy to see that there was a Guardian Sleeper developed just for this need. It was nearly 26 inches wide and 1 inch deep. The sleeper simply slides over the mattress simply like a pillow case fits a pillow. This helps to hold the baby in the "back to sleep" position. It looks like a little sleeping bag with a hole for each leg where the baby can be comfortably positioned. Our little prince looked comfortable and as warm as a pea in a pod.

You can purchase your own Guardian Sleeper from their website located at As I stated before the Guardian Sleeper comes in a variety of sizes so there will be one perfect for you and your little one.

as I mentioned we were sent a guardian sleeper for review purposes. The thoughts shared in this post are those of mine alone

Saturday 9

1. When you were single, or if you are single, what's the best way to look for love?

I never had a hard time attracting the opposite sex but then I was young after 25 years of marriage this one is hard for me to answer

2. Have you ever cruised online personals, even if you're married for fun? What was the reason, or if you haven't, why not?

nope never had to very happily married

3. Have you ever put up an online personal? If so, how was your experience?

no had a friend that did and she ended up married and happy

4. Have you ever answered an online personal? If so, how did it turn out?


5. Have you ever had a good experience with online dating? If not, have you had a friend/family member have a good experience? Tell us about it!

yes my daughter met her now husband online and they have been together for 6 years now very happy

6. Have you ever had a horrible experience with online dating? If not, someone else?

I know some of my friends that have one needs to be very careful

7. Back in 2004, a friend threw her husband out because she found out that he was having cyber affairs/sex with 2 women in states FAR away from them. Do you think that cybersex is actually cheating?

one could consider it that way but I really can not say depends on how far the conversation goes

8. Do you have any suggestions for someone as to how to stay safe using a dating service?

I think you have to be real safe take a friend with you and meet in public if you do end up meeting

9. I've heard someone say, “There's and then there's everyone else." Is this true in your experience or someone you know?
have no idea can not share an opinion here
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Giveaways I entered

Grilling season means there is often a need for bread and buns as well. To me Sara Lee has some of the best available. I entered the giveaway on MomStart where two lucky winners will get 5 free coupons from Sara Lee. Now that is what I call extreme coupons. Giveaway ends June 13, 2011

I just entered a giveaway on the blog Cheeky Momma of 2 to try to win a $50 gc to Plow and Hearth. If you have never visited this great shop then you really should. They have lots of items that can make your life just a bit happier. This giveaway ends June 20, 2011

Country Crock butter is a product that I can actually remember when I first saw it on the market. It was a butter that I could afford and loved the taste of it. I entered  a giveaway sponsored by them where One lucky person will win a $200 American Express Gift Card and two lucky people will win Veggie Party Kits (ARV $100)! This giveaway is hosted by Thanks Mail Carrier Giveaway ends June 8, 2011

Friday, May 27, 2011

Spiced Deviled Eggs

12 hard-cooked eggs

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

1/2 teaspoon minced chives

1/2 teaspoon ground mustard

1/2 teaspoon dill weed

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon paprika

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

2 tablespoons milk

Fresh parsley

Additional paprika


Slice eggs in half lengthwise; remove yolks and set whites aside. In a small bowl, mash yolks. Add the next 10 ingredients; mix well. Evenly fill the whites. Garnish with parsley and paprika. Yield: 2 dozen.

Recipe Source: Taste of Home

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Second Time Around : Frugal Recipe Chicken Casserole

Blessed with Grace originally posted in February this recipe post has recieved several hits so I thought I would share it again

Chicken Casserole

1 pkg. macaroni and cheese dinner (1.50)
2 cup chicken (I had on hand from a prior time)
1 can cream of chicken soup (.50)
1 1/2 cup chicken broth ($1)
1 T. onion flakes (in pantry)
1 can french fried onion rings ($2)
2 T. butter (in fridge)

Combine macaroni and cheese dinner, chicken, cream of chicken soup, onion flakes, pepper flakes and chicken broth in 2-quart casserole. Microwave on full power 16 minutes, covered. Stir once. Rest, covered for 5 minutes. Add butter and mix well. Top with onion rings.

found this recipe on the blog Frugal Family Recipes

Aloha Friday

Aloha Friday a welcoming meme that allows bloggers to greet and meet each other by doing what those in Hawaii do taking it easy to prepare for the weekend and what a weekend we have in front of us. So my question for Aloha Friday today is:

What does Memorial Day mean to you?

Memorial day to me is a day of remembering. My mother and grandmother and many others used this day to visit cemeteries to honor those that have passed with beautiful flowers. To tell you that thinking of those individuals and honoring them does not pull at my heart even now would be an understatement. My mother never really had a lot of money to buy wreaths, grave blankets or other decorations so she made her own. She would go through out the yard where there were many beautiful plants in bloom and make bouquets of lilacs, roses, lillies and other flowers that were in full bloom in the yard. Mason jars were the vases of choice to hold the beautiful flowers. These would be left at each grave from my great grandparents on up. So that is part of what Memorial Day means to me honoring those who have passed. Now as I have grown older I also see those that I did not know are to be honored as well. Those that stood up and made our country proud are to be honored for sure. These men and women are awesome and all should be honored. Memorial Day is also a day to get together and enjoy the family at a picnic, ballgame or other event. Many times Memorial Day is considered the sign of summer as the local pool opens and the attitude that comes with summer is apparent.

Summer Organization Tips

To me and many others Memorial Day is a wonderful day to remember but it also the day that many great things happen. Summer things that is the pool opens, many grill out and all try to enjoy the great weather that marks the beginning of summer I thought that I would share a few summer organization tips with you because life always seems easier when I am organized and no better time to relax a bit than summer time.

Make sure you are ready for grilling time by creating a place where you will keep all the barbecue supplies that your family will use. Know where the material you use for the grill whether it be charcoal, wood, wood chips, lighter fluid, spatula, and any other accessories you use are. It is very easy to organize these materials in a crate or other place. By having everything organized you will know where it all is when you need them.

If you have a swimming pool that you enjoy using to get out of the summer heat It is so much easier to clean a pool, play in the pool and simply enjoy the pool if you know where all materials needed for the pool are. A great idea is to keep the chlorine, testers, pool patches, brushes and anything else that you use to keep the pool clean in one place consistently. Having your children keep the pool toys in a tub near the pool is another great idea so that when they are swimming they will not have to look for that one item that they are looking for.

Summer time is full of fun but there are those chores that must be done as well. Mowing the grass, gardening, washing the car, cleaning out the garage and even as I mentioned above cleaning the pool are all jobs that must be done in the summer time There is no reason why the whole family can not get involved with the work that needs to be done so everyone can enjoy fun in the sun. Make a summer chore schedule where jobs are assigned to members of the family even the youngest member can help with some outside chores such as help in the garden, cleaning the yard prior to mowing it, etc... 

Organize some family outings that are either free or low-cost can often be easily located in your local newspaper. In our area there are art fairs, festivals, outdoor concerts, sporting events, library summer programs and more. Find out what is going on in your neighborhood and organize your calendar to take advantage of a few of these.
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handprint flowers

these lillies are more than spring beauty they would make a perfect fathers day gift as they hold your childs hand forever

handprint lilly
construction paper (green for leaves and a flower color)

scotch tape
OPTIONAL: pipecleaner

trace child's hand onto a piece of construction paper, rounding out the palm
cut out the handprint
roll the palm into a cone and tape. Don't worry about the hole being too small, we can snip it open a bit if needed
Cut pipecleaner into 1/4s.
Fold into a V shape
Push V into end of straw and put a piece of tape around.
Curl a bit.
Put end of straw into flower and push through so the pipecleaner is inside the flower.
Wrap each finger around a pencil to curl.
Cut a long leaf shape out of green construction paper and tape onto the straw. Curl the leaf like you did the fingers.
We put two leaves on each stem.
An odd number of flowers always seem to look nicer in a vase

you may want to attach this little verse
This isn't just a lily as you can plainly see.

I made it with my hand which God made a part of me.

It comes with lots of love especially to say,

I hope you have a very, special Mother’s Day!

source: DLTK

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Delicious Avocado Egg Salad Recipe

Guest post written by Joyce Finnigan

Now that my kids are in school, it gets a little boring around the house during the day. So I'm trying to find better ways to use up my time. I thought that I would do some catching up with my sister so I invited her over for lunch and just to hang out during the day. Even though we spent time together over the holidays, it's not like you can catch up while you're running after little kids the whole time.

She's always been a really great cook and is always sending me over recipes that she's recently found. So I really wanted to fix her a nice meal with something that's a l! ittle different. I went online to find some ideas for that and when I was doing that I came across a  that sounded really great. So after i read through that some, i decided to sign up for a new broadband service.

I found a avocado egg salad recipe that sounded really neat so I'm going to fix that for her. But I also need to find something else to serve too.

this was a guest post that I did recieve monetary payment for. I hope that you still check out the recipe and enjoy it

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Cool and Simple Citrus Pie

1 can (6 oz.) frozen lemonade frozen concentrate, thawed

4 drops yellow food coloring (optional)

1 pint vanilla ice cream, softened

1 tub (8 oz.) frozen non-dairy whipped topping, thawed

1 Ready-Crust Pie Crust Keebler® Ready Crust® Graham

In large bowl stir lemonade concentrate and food coloring, if desired, into ice cream. Fold in whipped topping. Freeze ice cream mixture, if necessary, until mixture mounds. Spoon into crust. Freeze at least 4 hours or until firm. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes before cutting. Garnish as desired

recipe source: SnackPicks

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Pedigree Ambassador Program Part 3 : My Final Thoughts

We have been sharing our path to switch the food of a special family member with my readers for the past little while. We were giving the opportunity to review Pedigree and share the thoughts I made with it. Now this third post sees us at the point that not only are we seeing how Pedigree dog food has helped make improvements in Corky's life but Corky himself welcomes the food at each feeding as well.

We have noticed that Corky's appearance is a bit more appealing. Corky is like most dogs and loves to roll around in the dirt and grass and therefore his coat and skin become dirty at times. His skin and coat have a more healthy appearance after using the Pedigree during this trial period. While we are still yet to see the long time effects I must say that there are all ready a few items that we have noticed. His teeth look a bit brighter and healthier and his digestion has improved in the fact that there are natural effects (you know what I mean) that easily suggest that Corky is having an easier time digesting his food.

I must admit that I often thought that Pedigree was one of those items where the name was being bought and the product was one like many other cheaper brands. Man was I wrong I now know that Pedigree offers the best for your dog and has become a trusted brand. I will continue to feed Corky  Pedigree formula because he seems to like it and I love seeing the effects that it leaves behind. I have all ready shared the Pedigree brand with friends and families and upon getting the chance I will continue to spread the word.

I wrote this review while participating in an Ambassador campaign by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Pedigree and received dog food to facilitate my reviews and a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to participate

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

New Giveaways I Entered

 I entered a giveaway on the blog New Age Mama. The giveaway was sponsored by charm country The chance to win two cute pair of earrings is what the giveaway is for. This giveaway ends June 13, 2011

One of my Kids Favorites : Frozen Peanut Butter Pie

1 2/3 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs (about 8 1/2 cookie sheets)
7 tablespoons sugar, divided
2 large egg whites, lightly beaten
Cooking spray
 1 1/4 cups fat-free milk
 2/3 cup reduced-fat crunchy peanut butter
 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
 1/2 cup (4 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, softened
 1 (8-ounce) container frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed
 3 tablespoons finely chopped salted, dry-roasted peanuts
 1/4 cup shaved milk chocolate (about 1 ounce)

Preheat oven to 350°.
Combine crumbs, 3 tablespoons sugar, and egg whites; toss with a fork until moist. Press into bottom and up sides of a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate coated with cooking spray. Prick crust with a fork before baking. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Remove from oven; cool on a wire rack. Combine milk and remaining 1/4 cup sugar in a heavy saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook 2 minutes or until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly; transfer mixture to a bowl. Add peanut butter and vanilla, stirring with a whisk until combined. Cover and chill 30 minutes. Place cream cheese in a large bowl, and beat with a mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add milk mixture, beating on low speed until combined. Fold in whipped topping; pour mixture into prepared piecrust. Freeze, uncovered, 8 hours or overnight or until hard. Sprinkle with peanuts and shaved chocolate. Transfer pie to refrigerator 30 minutes before slicing.

recipe source: My Recipes

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Improvements in Childrens and Infants Tylenol

Tylenol is a brand that I have long trusted. Tylenol is not only a brand that I use myself but one that I also trust with my children. I am a mother of six and tylenol has seen many ear aches, immunizations, and just plain bad days where tylenol helped to save the day Now that I am also a grandmother of two little ones I was very disappointed when Tylenol was recalled. What was going on for years I had trusted Tylenol and now they were being recalled? My grand-son suffering with fever and ear-ache and no infant tylenol was available. I must say though that I do appreciate the way Tylenol does business voluntarily pulling their infant and children products from the shelf until necessary changes are made to improve the safety and quality of their product. That to me is a strong family brand one that stand at the top alone because of the care that they give parents and children. Plans that Tylenol have are

Infants’ TYLENOL® will include a new, enhanced bottle with a protective opening and push-in syringe which will:

•Provide even better dosing accuracy and ease of administration to infants

•Allow for better control when dispensing the medication and reduce spillage

•Further reduce the risk of children being able to get to the medicine in the bottle

Tylenol will also be introducing enhanced bottles with the protective opening on Children’s TYLENOL® products

I must say that I am attracted to the new infants Tylenol bottle with syringe. I believe it will be much easier to measure and give to the child Tylenol will also have new dosing directions related to the change in concentration.

•Infants’ TYLENOL® will have the same concentration of the active ingredient, acetaminophen, as Children’s TYLENOL®, which will standardize dosing across our products and age groups.

•Tylenol has been working closely with other manufacturers of pediatric acetaminophen products to encourage an industry wide transition to one concentration across infants’ and children’s acetaminophen products.

•There will be a time period when more than one concentration of infants’ acetaminophen products will be available in stores and parents and caregivers might have both in their medicine cabinets. Caregivers should be mindful to always read and follow the dosing directions on the package that is being used.

•When Infants’ TYLENOL® products return to store shelves, they will include these changes.

•As always, Infants’ and Children’s TYLENOL® products will continue to include specially designed dosing devices appropriate to the age of the child.

•Parents and caregivers should contact their child’s healthcare provider if they have questions about dosing instructions.

One of the hardest things as a parent is taking care of them when they are not feeling up to their best. Oh the days of children when they wanted to be held and cuddled and not put down because they simply did not feel well. Giving medicine was not the easiest taske either. There are a few easy steps to give our children the medicine they need and can be singled up by the word nurse
•Never give adult medicines to children.

•Use the measuring device (syringe, dropper, dosage cup) that comes with the medicine every time you use it. Don’t use kitchen spoons (teaspoons or tablespoons).

•Read and follow instructions on the label. Never give more than the recommended dose and do not give the medication more frequently than recommended.

•Store all medicines out of the reach of children. Immediately following use, always restore the child resistant cap and put the medicine back into a high and out of sight location.

•Every child grows. Know the infant’s or child’s weight and/or age to help determine the appropriate dosage

Tylenol is a brand that has always been held in high regards in our house and I am so happy to see that they are the type of company I always thought they were. By taking the steps to make sure that our children are getting the product that they need and one we can trust Tylenol will long remain a product that we trust in our house.

To learn more about the changes Tylenol is making, visit the Tylenol products update page or visit .

Disclaimer: I wrote this review while participating in a blog tour by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Tylenol and received a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to participate

PetCakes review

PetCakes are adorable stuffed pets that come decorated and ready to enjoy. In their  super cute outfits with super cute names as well PetCakes quickly become friends to all that meet them. My grand-daughter Princess quickly took up to Roco-Coco

Roco Coco comes dressed with violet icing and in a removable wrapper. He is a raccoon that has a personality of his own. Roco Coco has many pals that he loves to have fun with. His friends include

Honey Cakes a bear of a friend who comes dressed in his own wrapper with a honey colored icing with what else but bees sprinkled all over the top with a cherry to boot. Who else would a raccoon pal around with but a bear who also pals around in the Honey Suckle woods

Nutty Nicky a gray squirrel who hides away his cupcakes for the winter season. He is dressed with a pale yellow colored icing cap with colorful dots that help bring color to him. Nutty Nicky also arrives in a cupcake wrapper that can be removed.

Bamboo Berry is one of my favorites among the PetCakes His colorful icing is my favorite color and brings out his blue hued eyes. Oh who doesn't love a panda bear and when he comes dressed as the cupcake to celebrate the occasion he is even better.

The adorable PetCakes and the four I shared here are only a few of those available in the collection of fun pets are all ready to have lots of fun. I know that Princess loves them but my teens love them as well. They are the type of friends that are cute enough to be a treat to anyone. If you know someone who needs a pick me up, celebrating a birthday or you just need an occasion to celebrate then be sure to check out the PetCakes.

Buy: PetCakes can be found on facebook find out more about PetCakes on their website at

Strawberry Tall Cake


4 cups quartered strawberries

6 tablespoons sugar, divided

1 tablespoon finely shredded lemon zest

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

2 cups heavy cream


6 ounces good-quality strawberry jam (9 tbsp.)

Best Butter Cake

Make filling: In a large bowl, combine strawberries, 2 tbsp. sugar, the zest, and juice. Let sit 10 minutes. In a medium bowl, whisk cream with remaining 4 tbsp. sugar until it holds a stiff peak. Assemble cake: Using a serrated knife, slice both cake layers in half horizontally. Set rounded tops aside to use as middle layers. Dollop 1 tbsp. whipped cream onto the center of a cake stand (to hold cake in place). Place 1 of remaining layers on stand, cut side up. Spread with about 3 tbsp. jam. Sprinkle with about one-quarter of the sweetened strawberries, along with some juice. Then dollop one-quarter of the cream over strawberries. Repeat with second and third cake layers, using the reserved rounded tops.
Place the remaining layer on the top of the cake, cut side down. Mound the remaining whipped cream in the center and spread to about 1 in. from the edge, then sprinkle with remaining strawberries.

recipe source: my recipes

Memorial Day Craft

This is a great craft that has a lesson to go with it you can find the information at this link.

One thing that we like to do is to make flags out of construction paper Using a piece of white construction paper, a square of blue construction paper, silver or white stars and a few red stripes it is very easy to make your own flag Easy craft for Memorial day and to keep those little hands busy

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Diabetic Recipe :All American Strawberry Clouds

1/2 cup crispy chow mein noodles

1 cup white chocolate chips

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1 tablespoon SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup (6 ounces) blueberries

3 cups (about 1 pound) stemmed sliced California strawberries

Line 12 muffin cups with paper baking cups. Place about 2 teaspoons chow mein noodles into each. Melt chocolate according to package directions; spoon about 1 tablespoon into each cup to cover noodles. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to set. In mixer bowl, combine cream, Splenda® and vanilla; beat on medium speed of electric mixer until soft peaks form. Gently fold in blueberries. Spoon an equal amount of cream mixture into each cup.
Top with strawberries; serve immediately
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