Wednesday, September 7, 2011

fun stuff...

so the shabby chicks made funfetti blondies last weekend.
can you say FUN?
we found these on pinterest,
followed the trail to
and found the yummy recipe.  
they can be eaten plain or frosted.
we used a light, whipped frosting and it was perfect...
not too sweet...just right.
give them a will LOVE every bite...and they will be gone fast!
  • 1 box yellow (or Funfetti!) cake mix
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 – 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup rainbow sprinkles (if you use a yellow cake mix, add these in)
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips 
  • Sprinkles for the top
  • Frosting (see recipe below)
Directions: Combine the cake mix, oil, and egg in a large bowl. Add the milk slowly – you want the batter to remain as dense as possible. Then mix in the rainbow sprinkles and white chocolate chips. Put batter in a 8x11" pan (or 9x9" pan would work too!). Bake for 25-30 minutes at 350 degrees. (They will be a little soft/gooey in the middle- just let them sit for about 20-30 minutes and they will set up. But I guarantee that you will not be able to wait that long.) Frost when cooled (optional . . . these taste amazing with or without frosting.  but given a choice, we ALWAYS go with frosted:)

more FUN stuff...
remember awhile back when I wrote about my girl Jordan and her
swim for ms?
 (you can read it here)
she has a web page for it here
and apparently good news travels because the Naples Daily Newspaper
found out about it and want to interview her for an article
in the paper.
 today, she had the photo shoot at the pool...
(told stuff:)'s amazing what photographers do to get that one good shot.
(news flash...she will probably not be happy with any of them.....wet hair.....haha)
but it was fun...and we celebrated at the pool with a banana smoothie!
 good times!!!
thanks to the hostess with the's a recipe for you:

Banana Smoothie:

1 banana
1 cup low-fat milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon white sugar
3 to 4 ice cubes
1 pinch ground cinnamon (optional)

In a blender, combine banana, milk, vanilla, sugar, and ice cubes. Blend until smooth.
Pour into a glass to serve, and garnish with a pinch of cinnamon.

more fun...
college football is here!
my husband is a diehard Michigan fan.
I was......but not so much anymore.
things change, you know?
but i would never cheer against them.
well, almost never.
but these days, we ARE hard core SEC fans.
Go Gators (Florida)

Go Bama (Alabama)
Go Dawgs (Georgia)

with a shout out to Tennessee:)

 but no matter who you cheer for,
college football means TAILGATING!
check this out...
now that's MY kind of tailgating!
for some great recipes, check out pinterest....again.
things like buffalo chicken wraps.
 yummy sandwiches
 and football whoopie pies!
lots of fabulous ideas!!!
lots of FUN ideas.
maybe I should say, lots of FATTENING ideas:)
but it's all good!

1 comment:

  1. Your banana smoothie sounds yummy. I would replace the sugar with splenda for my diabetic body.
    Love the tailgait picture, I am ready for some football!


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