Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Fruity, Fudge, Pumpkin Friday

Something is going on with me and I'm not quite sure what it is. Wanting to bake has gotten into my system, which it NEVER does and has taken over!

I think I might become some sort of Suzy Homemaker/Betty Crocker after all. haha I am writing up a plan that will hopefully keep me organized and help me stay on top of daily tasks and even allow some "extra" time for those WANTS that I've had and I'm guessing will continue to have.

You know like wanting to read, be able to sew without the "I should be doing this or that instead" in my mind, learn how to crochet (again) and the most important spend some time with my children doing whatever it is that their little hearts desire.

I am making it a New Years resolution.... but I'm starting tomorrow instead of waiting for the new year. I figure a few extra days will help and make it that much easier to stick with it.

Anyways, back to this Friday... I will be making some Fruity Crispy treats. You know instead of using Rice Krispies I'll be using some Fruity Pebbles. If you've not heard of them or made them before, man are you missing out. Well, if you like sweets anyway. They are divine! I encourage you to make a batch and see what you think. Please share if you do! Photos are great too!

I should add that I have NOT used fruit marshmallows, only the regular ones. I do want to try with the fruit ones now though!

Fudge... I tried making some fudge with a recipe that didn't quite turn out. Tried using a couple ideas from another recipe... It turned out better but not as it should have. haha It won't stop me from using a spoon to eat it though. However, I'm wanting to take some for Christmas, so I'm going to use this "fail proof" fudge recipe a friend was nice enough to share with me. We shall see just how fail proof it is.

That is one thing that is great with me baking...if you have a fail proof recipe and need to check just how fail proof it is, I'm the one you need to contact. Sad but true. HAHA

This is NOT the recipe that I have but it is a "fail proof" recipe that is on By the way I LOVE this site if you didn't already know this. Its fabulous and especially for those like me that aren't sous chefs. Check it out and let me know what you think!

I'll also be making a couple pumpkin rolls. Yes, I said a couple. I plan on taking them on Sunday to my in-laws for Christmas. My husband could probably eat one alone, so since there are 6 adults and 4 children, I think two should do the trick.

All of these items will be done before we head out to dinner with some friends. A friend of mine is turning 30 and invited us out for dinner. Of course we couldn't say no, and Grandma and Grandpa agreed to watch the kids OVER NIGHT!!! I'm excited to say the least!

Don't get me wrong, I'll miss my children but anyone with children knows that you need some time apart every once in a while. Besides they have a BLAST with Grandma and Grandpa.


  1. Sounds like a busy day. I have a spin off idea on the fruity pebble know that almond bark we use for cake balls. I bet you could dip them in that and it would be FANTASTIC!

  2. That is a fabulous idea. I was thinking of melting chocolate and drizzling it on them at some point. That way the chocolate is there but not too much.