Sunday, October 31, 2010

Our Halloween:)

Bat Girl

Sabrina the Toddler Witch

What posers:)

Jacko the Pizza

We had some friends and family over on Halloween night and we ate yummy pizza from Papa Murphys and a pumpkin pie pudding. While we were trying to wait out the rain to take out our excited trick or treaters we watched "How To Train Your Dragon". Such a cute movie I highly recomend it! Then finally the rain died down and we were able to get our anxious trick or treaters out the door. Sabrina was such a trooper after every door she would say "another one", LOL. Even in the cold chilly night it would not stop this girl. Gracie was a little shy though and left the door knocking up to Sabi and her cousin Noah. After we finished we went to my parents for more treats and family:)
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Friday, October 29, 2010

Halloween Festivities and turning 29!

We went to Barnyard Boo a couple weeks ago with my Mom and my brother's kids. The girls have just been loving this month and all the fun festivities that come with it. They had all kinds of fun activities and games for the kids to do, but always the favorite is riding the ponys. I also turned 29 this month! So for my Birthday Bryan and I and my family went out to eat at Cheesecake Factory and went and saw the show Thriller which was awesome! I wish I would have taken pictures while we were there because they had all these dead zombies walking around the theater and coming right up in you face and sitting next to you before the show started. I swear my sister and I had targets on our heads or something cause the zombies just loved scaring us LOL.. My Dad got awesome pics of it on his phone so if I can get a hold of them I will post them:) But the dancers were amazing and soo talented, the zombies were quite the actors also. They also did a awesome tribute to Michael Jackson in it that was really cool. Such a good Birthday and fun night!
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Monday, October 18, 2010

Soup Receipes :)

Wild Rice Soup

Cook 3 cups cooked wild rice
Cook 1 1/2 lbs Chicken (save the broth)

Melt 1/2 C plus 2 Tb butter
add 1 C flour. Stir together until pastey

Set aside

In 2 T butter saute the following Vegi's

1 c finely chopped celery
1 c finely chopped onion
1/3 c finely chopped green bell pepper
1/3 c finely chopped red bell pepper
1 c diagonally sliced carrots

Saute until onions are clear
then add
2 c sliced mushrooms
1 med jalapeno pepper finely chopped

Bring 1 gallon chicken broth to boil and then add flour mixture. Let simmer until thickened.

Stir in cooked vegetables, plus
1 Tb finely chopped parsley
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp nutmeg

add chicken, rice and
1 c heavy whipping cream

Heat through
Pour into bowls and to with toasted slivered almonds (optional)

This is one soup worth the work! So delicious and makes a lot!

We boiled a whole chicken for this cut up some celery and onions and salt in the water and cooked it for an hour to two hours. Until meat is falling of the bone. This chicken is so delicious and the best for soups!

Friday, October 15, 2010

Soup Day!

So my Mother in law came into town and asked me what I would like for a early Birthday present, so this is what I came up with. I have always wanted to do a Soup day in the fall and make three different soups in one day and freeze them so you have yummy soup all winter! We boiled two whole chickens cooked a crock pot full of beans and came up with 16 quarts of soup and extra chicken and beans to freeze! We made Wild Rice soup, Chicken Noodle soup and Chilie. Best Birthday present ever thanks for helping Deonna!
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