Thursday, November 26, 2009

Thanksgiving Decoration mini Pumpkins!

How cute are these?
My daughter made these on her own today to add something "special" to our Thanksgiving table....keep these in mind for next year.
Re-use your Halloween mini pumpkins! GREAT JOB SABRINA!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Best Banana Bread Recipe!

Hi, I would love to hear from you...
please feel free to comment after posts....

This Recipe is a YUMMY Banana Bread made with toasted pecans and cream good...
please let me know what you think after trying it!

Cream Cheese Banana Bread

1 cup chopped pecans
3/4 cup butter, softened
8 0z cream cheese, softened
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
3 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups mashed bananas (4 med ripe bananas)
1 tsp vanilla

preheat oven to 350
bake pecans on cookie sheet approx. 6-8 minutes

beat butter and cream cheese until creamy, add sugar and eggs one at a time, then vanilla

add all dry ingredients just until blended (do not over mix)
stir in bananas and pecans

pour into 2 greased 8 x 4 bread pans
bake at 350 for 1 hour
cool on wire racks for 10 minutes
remove from pans and cool 30 minutes before slicing


Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Ideas for Thanksgiving

This is from the Family Fun website, it is a Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt.
We plan to have the entire family go for a walk after dinner and look for these things...a sneaky way to get some "exercise" in! click HERE to download your own copy...
These are also from Family Fun.
These are "conversation starters" for dinner. I printed them out and glued to some paper.
Click HERE to print out a copy.

Happy Thanksgiving!