Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Thinking of You (and Pinterest)


Hello there, popping in to share a card for this week's Retro Sketch.  I stamped the flowers and then cut them into the same size squares before placing them on the orange panel.  Loving this sketch!

While I'm here, I thought I'd share a few recipes that have been successful on Pinterest.  This should also be qualified by saying that I rarely cook.  All four boys independently mentioned to Pat that I cooked a lot while he was gone on his golf trip.  So here goes:
  • Pumpkin Muffins - two ingredients...that's it...and they have been made twice (by request from all the boys) - and only one Weight Watchers point.
  • Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken - A definite hit with the older two boys...not so much with the younger ones who are a bit pickier.  So, so easy though...yummy to the older crew and very easy to reheat.
  • Pizza Quesadillas - a few more ingredients (hard to stay at two)...and these were a big hit with all four boys.
  • Smore Bites - super, super easy and a lot less hassle than getting the fire going outside!
  • Cider Cake - delicious...especially if you like pumpkin and/or spice cake. 
And that is it...my family is still in shock that I've been cooking...and I'm motivated to keep trying new recipes!
 

22 comments:

  1. Nice recipe. Unfortunately, I'm cooking bad :(.
    But my friend recommended me a site funny cooking book
    I always check out this website before making food.
    Sorry for my English. It's my third language.
    http://www.funnycookingbook.com

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  2. Wow, Lynn, you sure are a good "cooker!" :) I love that they all told your hubby the same thing at different times :) This card turned out really cool! I love how you put the squares on the other side, and the orange really makes them pop.

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  3. Your card is so beautiful, Lynn! Thanks so much for sharing the recipes. I LOVE to cook and am always looking for new ideas. That chicken sounds delicious, and crock meals are my favorite as it starts to get colder and schedules are more hectic. :)

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  4. Cute card. Gonna try your recipes!

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  5. I hardly ever cook either, Lynn - hope to try some of your recipes! LOVE your beautiful card - the colors are awesome!

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  6. seems to me you made a mighty fine chili dip and yummy coffee cake while I was there :) Love those Fall colours even though I'm a spring gal :) Love the bit of twine and the sweet bow :)

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  7. Lynn I love your card. The way you stamped your panel and then separated them is perfection. Keep up the cooking, Pinterest is very inspiring.

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  8. Wonderful mix of images and colours on your panel. Touch of twine is perfect! Way to go with the cooking!! I'm totally in your camp! Hubby loves to cook and is fabulous at it - me...I can do breakfast and lunch but a main course and I'm in trouble unless it is a stir fry LOL!

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  9. Love the card....so fresh! I make a lot of recipes I find on Pinterest my most recent was this weekend with breadsticks that are supposed to taste like Olive Garden's recipe - not excactly - but were delicious! I also make chicken quesadillas that your boys may like too!

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  10. Love the card - will have to try the recipes - they sounb great.

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  11. I am in shock.....cooking, not take outs-you star. Loving the bright orange background mixed with the stamping colour combo x

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  12. OMGoodness, it's pizza quesadillas for supper tonight!!

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  13. I'll have to share some of my recipes that I found too that we liked. These sound great! Beautiful card, this color palette really suites you.

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  14. I used to make those pumpkin muffins, thanks for reminding me about them :) I am definitely going to try a few of these recipes. Thanks for sharing.

    Love your card too :)

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  15. Great card! I'll have to check out these recipes. I don't cook. My husband does all of the cooking, but sometimes I'd like to surprise him with dinner. It has to be easy though ;)

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  16. Love this card my friend :) especially those yummy colours :D

    xoxo,
    Angeline

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  17. awesome stamping!

    I've made those pumpkin muffins and they were a big hit:)

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  18. I'm holding off on Pinterest, I know call me crazy... so I'll live through you :) Love these bright colors and what a great way to use those little stamps.

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  19. I love your card! Perfect take on the sketch! Great colors too!

    Thanks for sharing the interest recipes! I love to try new ones out!

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  20. Ha! I'm catchin up in Blogland and I promise I didn't see this card before my TCM Blog Hop card! I think our great minds are thinking alike in layout and twine usage! LOL!
    This card has so much energy - I love it!
    Hugs!
    x

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  21. Love how the flower panels pop off of the orange!

    And I'm definitely going to try the Pumpkin Muffins (I love anything pumpkin!) and the Slow Cooker chicken as we just bought a slow cooker this past weekend!

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  22. What a cute card....lovely design. I have worked for the Print VIP cards company and this design inspire me so much. I would like to try once to design like this, if you don't mind. I appreciate this.

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