Author: Marie Anne

Christmas Mantel!

So remember these things I found at the flea market? I paid $12 for them. They were for my christmas mantel!!   We took the fabric off (and when I say we, I mean Adrian). I got a small wreath and all these little things from Walmart. I wanted to keep it simple and have a wintery feel and I found everything I wanted right there so I went with it. And then we had this:   We used the other frame to make the N for Noel (and again, when I say we, I mean him again…). We...

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Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parm! This is kid friendly and doesn’t take too long to make, which is perfect for working moms. Ingredients: – Chicken breasts – Panko breadcrumbs – Flour – 2 or 3 eggs – Spaghetti – Tomato sauce – Mozzarella – Parmesan – Salt and Pepper Instructions: – Pre-heat oven at 400F. – Pound your chicken until it’s thin. – Salt and Pepper to taste. – Dredge in flour, shake excess off. – Dip in the egg. – Coat in panko crumbs (I added pepper to the panko). – Brown in the skillet until the crumbs are browned  4-5min...

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Yarn wrapped bottles

I started with 3 empty bottles and 3 different colors of yarn. I had seen a picture on Pinterest using colored twine but I couldn’t find that anywhere that had colors I wanted or reasonably priced so I opted for yarn instead. I meant to do this months ago so I had picked spring colors back then ; )   I did not use the coke bottle in the end simply because of time. When the bottle changes width, it becomes a little time consuming so I opted to switch it out for another. (Hello Hell’s Kitchen in the...

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Mini Chicken Pot Pies

  Ingredients: 2 or 3 chicken breasts 22oz can of cream of chicken soup 1 cup of chicken broth 1 potato 3 celery stalks 3 carrots Salt and Pepper 2 cans of biscuits 1. Preheat oven at 375F. 2. Cook the chicken almost all the way through and chop it up in small pieces. 3. Chop the potato, carrots, and celery up small (next time I am using carrots and peas). Cook the veggies until tender. 4. Mix the cream of chicken and the chicken broth together. Salt and pepper to taste. 5. Add the chicken and veggies to...

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More Chickens!

The chickens are growing so much. They are about 3 months old now and are sooo big! This is Cap, one of our 2 roosters. He was very curious today about my phone. Peep is pretty as ever but has a snooty attitude and she is not amused! Janey is..different. Her feathers have a blue/purple tint to them and when I get my camera fixed, maybe I will get a good pic.   Blooper!!! Layla and Morley live a hard life and are begrudgingly enjoying a warm blanket from the...

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