We’re Filling In and Shopping Today!
First – let’s do some sentence filling in with McGuffy’s Reader
This is a super duper blog hop hosted by Ellen of 15andMeowing AND Annie of McGuffy’s Reader. The FUN part is when everyone fills in the blanks and shares their responses – why is that fun? Because we learn all kinds of interesting stuff about each other – that’s why! When you’ve filled in your sentences, just pop over to McGuffy’s at the link on the badge above and fill in the LINKY tool to join in the fun.
This week I thought we’d share – I will do the FIRST two (BLUE), and my Mom will do the LAST two (RED). Here are this week’s gems from Ellen and Annie:
1. I would like to interview Santa Claus – just wondering if he has any pets at home and if he likes his work!.
2. I would like to be interviewed by someone who is interested in writing about the joys of being adopted from a shelter – does everyone know how great it is to find a happy home?.
3. Halloween night I will be in my traditional Halloween sweatshirt answering the doorbell with a big basket of trick or treat goodies to hand out while my husband sleeps in the recliner (his version of being HELPFUL!).
4. Once Halloween is over, we usually EAT all the leftover treats – not all at once of course – but over time – that’s why when I shop for Halloween treats I get stuff WE like!.
OK Mom – we did it! We filled in together! I hope you all will fill in the sentences and join in the Hop – it really is fun. Thanks Miss Annie and Miss Ellen for hosting this fun Friday Hop!
Now for part two of this “two-fer” Friday post. It’s the SHOPPING AROUND THE WORLD day hosted by Bacon of PIGLOVE, but this month is being co-hosted by Da Phenny! The badge above will magically transport you to Bacon’s blog and if you play along, remember to link to his blog.
If you decide to join in on this Hop, you just need to blog about this month’s project which is “ANYTHING USING PUMPKINS OR OTHER SQUASH”. Since it’s Halloween time, we’re making a pumpkin recipe. SURPRISE SURPRISE! You need to tell the recipe for your project, listing all the ingredients and most importantly the PRICE you paid for the ingredients – see, the fun part is seeing what everybody pays for food items in their local grocery stores all around the world. Neato huh?
Here’s what Mom made – it was very yummy (so she says because I wasn’t interested in trying it out – I let her and Dad eat it for breakfast!)!
EASY PUMPKIN APPLE ROLL-UP
- 1 can Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust (Cost: $3.29)
- 3oz cream cheese, softened (Cost: 8 oz. $2.39 – I divided it in half)
- 3/4 cup canned pumpkin pie filling (Cost: $2.49 for 15 oz. – I saved what I didn’t use to put in my biscotti!)
- 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar (I had this on hand)
- 1 cup canned apple pie filling (Cost: $1.69 for 15 oz. – I saved what I didn’t use to add to my fresh apples to make a pie)
- 3/4cup powdered sugar (you need this only if you want to make a little “drizzle” topping on it!)
- 1. Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
- 2. Unroll 1 can Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust on cookie sheet; press dough into 14×9-inch rectangle. Bake 8 minutes; set aside.
- 3. In medium bowl, beat 3 oz softened cream cheese until smooth and creamy. Add 3/4 cup canned pumpkin, 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar and; continue mixing until combined.
- 4. Spread 1 cup canned apple pie filling along one short edge of crust in straight line. Spread pumpkin-cream cheese mixture evenly over remaining part of crust.
- 5. Working from the edge with the apple pie filling, carefully roll up crust, being cautious not to squeeze too much, so filling does not come out the sides. Place roll-up in ungreased 9×5-inch loaf pan, seam side down. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until outside is light golden brown. Cool in pan 1 hour.
- 6. In small bowl, mix 3/4 cup powdered sugar and 1 to 2 tablespoons water until smooth, adding more water for thinner consistency if desired. Drizzle over roll-up. Slice and serve!
I didn’t EAT any of this but it sure smelled good!!!!!
That’s it for our “two-fer” post this Friday.