Recipe for Orange Chicken Rice Bowl


This is a yummy Kraft Foods recipe for Orange Chicken that my family LOVED! I changed it up just a bit to make it more moist 'cause the original recipe was a bit dry for my liking. Ingredients 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips 1 cup Asian Toasted Sesame Dressing 1 cup orange juice 3 cups frozen stir-fry vegetables 3 cups cooked white rice 1/4 cup chopped Peanuts DIRECTIONS: Cook chicken in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat for 5 minutes or until … [Read more...]

Blog Link Party with Giveaway from Appliances Online

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Today's link party is sponsored by Appliances Online and the Bosch Washing Machines! Appliances Online is the largest online appliance retailer in the UK featuring all the major brand kitchen appliances. They offer delivery 7 days a week and a no-fuss 10 day return guarantee. The nice people at Appliances Online would like to give 1 lucky reader a $100 Amazon gift card! Yep, $100 to spend on anything you'd like on (And don't forget to use my affiliate link on my sidebar when you … [Read more...]

Healthy Eating Habits

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Chubby babies are the best! (Pictures from Jessica Downey Photo) All 4 of my kids have started out pretty small, ranging from 5.13lbs to 6.13lbs. But by 3 months, they are some of the chunkiest babies you've ever seen! And I love every {squishy} piece of them. A friend of mine who coached high school football told us when Ethan was a baby he wanted to recruit him when he was older because he was "durable." That's one way to put it! I love the "durability" of a chubby baby, but I'm … [Read more...]

Paint a Horizontal Striped Rug for the Bathroom


Here is another project I made for my kid's bathroom re-do. I bought 2 plain white rugs from IKEA for $1.99 each and simply added some painted stripes to make them fun! Here is how I did it: First, tape off your rug using painters tape. I started by adding a strip of tape to the center of the rug then working my way out so I can make sure the angle of the diagonal was what I wanted. 2. Mix your paint with some water. This will make sure your paint gets into the fibers of the rug easier, … [Read more...]

Royal Icing Cupcake Garnishes

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In my last guest post we talked about baking and frosting cupcakes!  Today, we're going to combine all of your royal icing (recipe) experience with those simple cupcake techniques to make some royal icing cupcake garnishes. People might think you got these from the nearest fancy bakery.  But nope, you made them yourself! (Well, you're about to...) You can make your own templates on the computer or just by tracing some basic shapes. Then you place a piece of parchment over the template … [Read more...]

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