Monthly Archives: July 2012

At my friends garage sale

Standard

 

As you might know by now that I love candle’s and when I seen this I fell in love with it and had to buy it for $1.00. I think it’s just the cutest little thing.

 

 

Here is where it is for now I’m still working on my house so lets see where it will be the next time you see it.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read my blog it’s a short and sweet one 😉 God bless!

Love lady Beth

My new Vitamix

Standard

 

Here is my new Vitamix. It fits perfect in the corner along with the baskets of fruit and vegetables. Oh yes and the flowers on the left of it. I love this thing we were on a juice fast last week. Now we are still having juice once or twice a day. I’m so excited to have this awesome Kitchen Appliances added to MY Kitchen 😀

 

 

OK  its Juice time. I feel the bottom with spinach then I press it down I get about 2 or so cups in there.

 

 

Here I’m adding some frozen Strawberry’s. They are unsweetened so I do add some sweetener to it.

 

 

This is the fruit blend I added about 3 cups of this.

 

 

This just a side view so you can see how full it is.

 

 

When I was at Food Max I seen some Banana’s with spots on them so I bought the so I could freeze them. So I put 1 frozen Banana in there.

 

 

Then I added some ice cubes.

 

 

Then I added 2 cups of water. The first time I made it I did not use water and lets just say that was not a good thing!

 

 

The side view the everything in it.

 

 

Now it’s time for the led to be put on.

 

 

Now when you are putting the led on you have to make sure that both of the little tabs are snapped on.

 

 

Here are the controls on the right is the on and off button. In the middle is the speed 1 – 10. On the left if the button is down then you are using the speed button. But if it is up that is high-speed and if you use the 1 – 10 it will not effect it.

 

 

I’m sorry I’m not sure what this is called but after you start it and it’s at speed 10 turn it to high and then you can take the little clear led off so you can push all the stuff down to get blended while putting in this hole it well never touch the blade.

 

 

Here I’m pushing down all the fruit I put in 🙂

 

 

This is what it looks like when its done. Now you can add more water if you want it more runny or more like juice.

 

 

Wow look at this huge mess I made 🙂 And that was from pulling out the stick lol

 

 

Now I have my 4 mason jars to put the juice in 🙂

 

 

Here I’m pouring it in the mason jars.

 

 

It filled 3 and 1/2 that day. Now to-day when I made it I added 2 small granny smith apples and 1 medium orange and I got 5 mason jars out of that 🙂

 

 

So here I put one mason jar and the half jar in the Starbucks cup. And it was so so so good.

Thank you for taking the time to read my blog. And have an awesome up coming weekend!

God Bless

Love Lady Beth

The Shelf for my big Bakers Rack

Standard

Here is the Bakers Rack I blogged about awhile ago. I got it for $20.00 on Craig’s list. When I bought it they gave me a piece of glass to make a shelf. But the more I thought about it the glass just was not working for me. So for a long time I had nothing there.

 

Here it is again with the bottom shelf a little different. Well what I was really wanting was cutting board for the shelf. I was   looking around to see if I could find one that big. It is 15 inch. Wide and 18 Long. We had gone to Wal-Mart and found one it was about 1 inch thick and 15 by 22. But I did not like the little gutter it had. I was not going to use it for cutting juicy things 🙂 Then one day while my husband and I where checking out the clearance sale at Sur La Table. We found the most awesome cutting board. It’s a John Boos & Co. Maple cutting board for $45.95. Now I also blogged about a pot I got from Sur La Table and we paid $139.99 + tax. Then I was checking my email and I seen that same pot was on sale for $99.99. So my husband called and asked if we could get credit back because we had just bought it about a month ago and they said yes so we got back $43. and some change. Then I went to buy the cutting boards. Woo Hoo I am just so happy 🙂

 

And here they are just so beautiful 🙂

 

There is the brand name. And look how thick it is 🙂 Ooh I just love them!!

 

Now from the first 2 pictures again I have changed all of the shelf’s. This is just to show you what it looked like this morning.

 

Here we go 🙂 The rack is 30 by 18. and the cutting boards are 15 by 21. Here is the first one.

 

And the next one and they fit so perfect nice and snug. And let me tell you I am so so happy with it. It’s just what I wanted. I had to wait awhile but it was so worth it!! 😀

 

Just another look at my beautiful shelf.

 

This what it looks like up close. And I’m just fine with the round corners 🙂

 

There she is!! Oh how I love it 🙂

 

Here it is with the new changes.

 

The lower half. I love the thickness of the cutting boards.

 

The upper half. Wow it looks awesome right?

 

Beautiful 🙂

Thank you so much for reading my blog I hope you enjoyed it 🙂 Have an awesome weekend!!

Love Lady Beth

 

 

 

The Entryway with picture of my Children

Standard

I had the pictures of the kids when they were little up there already. And I had the pictures when they were older above the fire-place.  All 4 of the frames were different and they were just to big for that spot. So I bought 4 new frames and they match pretty good 🙂

 

See it’s just way over crowded. Oh and by the way I did not put them up there. One of my kids did so I left them up for a while. Til I just could not take it any more 😉 So I finally did something about it and my kids loved it.

 

This is Tiffany. It’s funny how she has not changed much. Still as beautiful as ever. That’s the Mamma in me;) The first one she was 8 or 9 the graduation picture she is about 17 or 18.

 

Here is Anthony. Still very good-looking 😉 here is Mamma again 😉 He is about 6 or 7 in the first one and at graduation 17 or 18.

 

Here is Brittany. Still as beautiful as ever! Hi I’m the Mamma 😉 I love this picture when she was 4 or 5. Our friend James was taking the picture. And I was watching and she would not look at James for the picture. She would look at me out of the corner of her eye and say Mommy I’m looking at you. So I had to leave the room. It was so adorable I will never forget that day. Every time I look at that picture I think of that day and that is the look she had on her face when she said it. You know! Maybe she might have loved me 😉 I think she still does!

 

Here is all 3 of them. I love my children so much. God has blessed me with the most awesome children anyone ( I ) could ask for! The picture of Anthony and Brittany is when they went on their first cruise with our good friend Mitch and Faith oh yes and their Mom Angie and Dad Rick.

 

Just one more from a different angle. I will be adding a couple more things I hope you all will like it.

Thank you for reading my blog. I hope to write another one soon. Have an awesome weekend.

Love Lady Beth

 

 

My Friend Robin’s Chili

Standard

Well because I cook this in the crock pot. The night before I cooked the hamburger. So I would not have to do it in the morning. Because I get up at 6:00 anyways for work. I love my sleep so I did it the night before 🙂

 

So after the meat is all fried or browned I put in some taco seasoning in the meat. Now you can use a Rotisserie Chicken instead of hamburger meat. Then I put it in the refrigerator for the night. Then the next morning I put it all together 🙂

 

Now here is everything that goes in it excepted the hamburger.

 

So the next morning I heated up the hamburger in the microwave then put it in the crock pot.

 

Then I put in one can of black beans.

 

And one can of pinto beans.

 

And 2 cans of white beans.

 

I chopped up 1 bunch of green onions and put them in.

 

Now for the cilantro I put one bunch. You can put 1/2 of a bunch or to your liking. We like cilantro so to our liking we put one whole bunch 🙂

 

Now put in a can of green enchilada sauce.

 

And 1/2 of a jar of salsa verde.

 

Then I stirred the chili.

 

Then I added 1/2 cup of chicken broth.

 

Now it’s time for the spices. Cumin, Chili powder, red pepper flakes, Salt and pepper. Put all to your liking!

 

Oh yes and we can not forget the Garlic lol I put about 3 spoon fulls of minced garlic. I could have put more to my liking. So put to your liking 🙂

 

 

 

Then stir it all together put a lid on it keep it on low. Everything is already cooked we just want to marry all the flavors for a yummy chili.

 

When it’s done like 6 to 8 hours later here it is.

 

Then add some grated cheese to it any kind. This one is Monterey jack Cheese.

 

You can have it with some chips like I did or some Mexican corn bread. I did not get home til after 8 or I would have made some Mexican corn bread 🙂

 

And here is the left overs. I filled to Mason Jars. I love me some Mason Jars. This weekend I went and bought more Mason Jars 🙂

Here is the recipe:

Hamburger or Rotisserie Chicken

1 can of black beans

1 can of pinto beans

2 cans of white beans

1 can of green enchilada sauce

1/2  Jar of salsa verde

1 Bunch of green onions

1 or 1/2 of cilantro

1/2 cup of chicken broth

Cumin to your liking

Chili powder to your liking

Red pepper flakes to your liking

Salt and pepper to your liking

Garlic to your liking

Cook in crock pot all day 🙂

To have with the Chili:

Cheese

Chips

or

Mexican corn bread

Enjoy!! 🙂

Thank you so much for reading my blog I hope you enjoyed it have an awesome week!

Love Lady Beth

July 3rd

Standard

July 3rd we went to the singing flag in Concord Ca. Every year Calvary Temple put on a 4th of July show. As you can see the huge Flag well where the strips are singers stand in the strips and sing lol. They have all kinds of things going on like dancers, kids, a lot of patriotic songs and acts. Its a lot of fun. I would have gotten more pictures but some people came and set right in front of me and I did not want to stand and get in the way of the people behind me. But we had a wonderful time. The show is every year July 2,3, and 4. And if you want a good set you would have to get there at 5:00am. A friend did it and there were a lot of people in line to put out there blanket for the evening show. The show starts at 7:30pm then at 9:30 are fireworks. It was fun!

Thank you so much for reading my blog. I hope you had an awesome 4th of July!

Love Lady Beth