Sunday, August 14, 2016

It's so FUN to make cards and swap them with other card makers! via Free Vintage Digi Stamps


It's so FUN to make cards and swap them with other card makers!
How do you sign-up? Just mail your cards or drop them off at The Paper Collage store if you are local to the Phoenix, AZ area. There is no cost to participate.
The theme this month is: Victorian
What is your interpretation of Victorian? Classic, romantic, frilly, lots of lace, vintage, etc.
Create SIX themed cards {the same or all different} and drop them off by the deadline {Wednesday, August 31st}. You will receive FIVE cards back {swapped & mailed out on Tuesday, Sept. 6th} - one of your cards will be donated to a non-profit charity/organization who will LOVE and cherish your card forever! ♥
Size doesn't can make an A2 or A6, ANY size! Be sure to include an envelope with each card too!
Your cards can be stamped, embossed, colored, layered, artsy, cute, whimsy, mixed media-style, or apply any technique you can think of! Be sure to include at least TWO layers {including the card base} and at least ONE embellishment.
Place them in a clear baggie with your name written on the baggie and drop them off or mail them to The Paper Collage {address below}. You can pick-up your swap anytime after Tuesday, Sept. 6th.
If you are out of the area, you can still participate! You can mail in your cards and include a self-addressed stamped mailer with the same amount of postage. It's FUN to receive HAPPY MAIL!
IF you are mailing them: 
The Paper Collage Victorian Card Swap
13576 W. Camino Del Sol, #4 
Sun City West, AZ 85375
We can't wait to see your FABULOUS creations!

Gluten Free A-Z : Tomatillo Guacamole for a fabulous Party Dip

Gluten Free A-Z : Tomatillo Guacamole for a fabulous Party Dip: Do you like guacamole? You will love  this tomatillo guacamole just as much.

Check out these pictures & recipe  than visit Gluten Free with Judee


2-3 medium tomatillos ( tomatillos are on the small side) 
2 medium Hass type avocados, peeled and quartered
juice of 1/2 fresh lemon ( about 1/4 cup of juice) 
3 large sprigs of parsley
2 scallions stems , chopped
Salt and cracked pepper to taste ( I used a little Himalayan pink salt)  
optional: 1 teaspoon of cumin ( I used it and thought it needed it -but if you don't like cumin omit it) 

Place all of the ingredients in the food processor . Turn on 2-3 burts ( on off, on off, on off) until slightly blended. Serve with gluten free crackers, celery sticks, or slices of tomatillo

Sunday, August 7, 2016


via Resers

Ok, just had lunch here at AceSelf Storage -Rancho . I decided to warm up a frozen  Hatch Green  Chile  Macaroni  & Cheese. Its part of their Sensational Sides and ready in just 4 minutes! It's basically a meal for me. It was absolutely delicious! I even had to post about it on my Face Book Page!

Wanted to research the company and found great things. Here's  and Insert from the website.

Reser’s is proud to be part of the extended American family. More than sixty years after “Grandma Reser” perfected her world-famous potato salad in a rural farmhouse kitchen, we now make a variety of sides, salads, ‘slaws, desserts and comfort food classics.
The company’s leading brands include Reser's American Classics™ deli salads, Reser's Sensational Sides™ side dishes, Baja Café® and Don Pancho Mexican Foods, Main St. Bistro baked sides and dinners, and Stonemill Kitchens® gourmet dips.  And to keep things fresh and exciting, we’ve expanded our culinary line-up and now offer a variety fresh-cut fruits and veggies.
As a third-generation family company, Reser’s employs more than 3,000 people at nearly 20 facilities in the United States and Mexico.  We recently added a tortilla plant in Halifax, North Carolina and a distribution center in Topeka, Kansas.  Be sure to visit our news room for our latest updates.
We work as one big family in order to create easy, delicious snacks and meals that will bring your family together around the table.  So, whether you’re looking for a quick weeknight meal, an elegant party appetizer, or hearty sides for your next picnic or backyard BBQ, let us help you serve up something delicious.

Here is their Resers Face Book Page

Let me know if you have a favorite Resers Product!


Goals for August 2016 - A Fresh Start on a Budget

via Goals for August 2016 - A Fresh Start on a Budget

Meet Karissa She has an amazingly motivating blog. Visit her at "A Fresh Start on a Budget"

You will definitely get pumped for August. We are a week in ,its not too late.

What are your goals for August?