Thursday, July 21, 2011


Some of our summer favorites......
Flashy new iPhone cover

Kiwi Lemonade from Charley's Grilled Subs
Just different enough to make it a special treat.....very refreshing!

New nail color-Stormy (dark gray) by Revlon
New glossy (even when dry) top coat-by CND

Chocolate chex snack mix-our new favorite snack
Recipe below

Where the Red Fern Grows
Our favorite family out loud read this summer
(Very hard to read without crying!)

Bubble Gum flavored shaved ice from Hoagie's (120th & Blondo-for those in the area)
Shaved ice is NOTHING like a snow cone
but we will debate that in an upcoming blog post!

New neighbors and friends
Just the right age for my kids to have a lot of fun with this summer!

and last but not least

New artwork to decorate my Stonehenge Greige (gray) walls
The artists worked, room and board only!

See you tomorrow for 5 Question Friday!

Recipe for Chocolate Chex Mix:

8 cups Chocolate Chex® cereal
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
6 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 tablespoons light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Into large microwavable bowl, measure cereal; set aside. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper.

In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave brown sugar, butter and corn syrup uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute, until melted and smooth. Stir in baking soda until dissolved. Pour over cereal, stirring until evenly coated. Microwave on High 3 minutes, stirring every minute. Spread on cookie sheet. Cool 10 minutes. Break into bite-size pieces.

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