Wednesday, September 30, 2009

The winner white bean chicken chilli

I am so excited because a couple of week ago Vangie posted a very wonderful blog candy (a lot of antique goodies but the rally fun part was the way to participate : she ask for 5 persons to share their most favorite recipe could be an appetizer, drink, main entree, or dessert then she prepare all 5 recipes on Sunday to feed her lovely husband and son and they decided which is the best recipe and guess what ???? My white chicken chilli won yayyyy!!!! , so many of you ask for the recipe , and I want to share it with you . Enjoy

White bean chicken chili
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 pound diced, cooked chicken
1 onion chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 can chicken broth
1 can tomatillos drained and chopped
1 can diced tomatoes
1 can green chilies (or fresh jalapenos)
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 can white beans
2 ears fresh corn
salt and ground black pepper to taste
1 lime

  1. heat oil and cook onion and garlic until soft
  2. stir in broth, tomatillos, tomatoes,chillies and spices. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 10 min
  3. add corn chicken and beans, simmer 5 min, season with SALT and pepper
  4. serve with a choice of these topping: lime, cilantro, cheese, avocado, sour cream, and purple tortilla chips

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

I am so excited and I just can't hide it !!!!!!!!!

Many of you encourage me to start selling my flowers and dragonfly I made for my mini so I decided to open my very own Etsy store , yayyy!!!! so happy so because of that I am going to give a little of what I am making for all of you , 2 winners each one is going to get a dragonfly, a flower and clear die cuts to embellish your creations , and some other surprises what you have to do is :

1.Follow me

2.Add a link to my blog in yours

3. Leave a comment

Your have until October 9th to do it , thanks for all your support and don't forget to visit my store

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Challenge # 12

The twelfth and final challenge is going to be a tough one! It is to create a layout using this recipe:

1 - doodle ( bug trail)

2 - shades of cardstock ( background and journaling tags mat)

3 - journaling spots

4 - patterns of paper {you can use more than one sheet of the same pattern, but only two patterns total} (Cosmo Cricket snorkel PP yellow and green)

5 - stickers {can be flat or 3-D}(word AIRE and letter A)

6 - flowers

7 - stamped images (word LIBRE and 2 bugs)

8 - pictures

9 - buttons

10 - brads

11 - pieces of ribbon (Leaves and letter L)

12 - bling pieces. (swirl )

This challenge almost kill me I am super tired is almos midnigth on saturday but finily I finish this lo , toke a lot of planning and thinking but here's what I can out with

Challenge # 11

The eleventh challenge is to create a layout incorporating some clear accents: ghost shapes and letters, fragments, acetate, etc., Love this one I used the cherry hill paper from October afternoon , embossed the edg es and for the clear part used the "beautiful" tittle, the butterflies and flower, hope you like it

Challenge # 9

The ninth challenge is to create a layout with no photos. Think of something you've always wanted to scrap but were held back by not having photos & scrap it tonight, I made this mini for my husband is "10 things I love about my Husband" I used some scraps I had ,very simple very sweet

Challenge # 5

The fifth challenge is to make a layout with a minimum of five photos featured on each page. Loving this challenge because I usualy scrap multiphoto LO's , for this one I used thePeriphery Collection by Basic grey , enjoy

Challenge # 8

The eighth challenge is to scrap a page about something you consider totally silly. Forget trying to capture something really momentous and just scrap something silly that makes you laugh & giggle. My husband is going to kill if he find out that I scraped this photos , but his face is priceless SOOOO funny

Challenge # 7

The seventh challenge is to make a layout that really sparkles and shines. Now that we've gotten our hands dirty and grungy, we're switching gears and thinking bling, stickles, glitter, embossing powder, etc., to make this layout really dazzling! , here my sparkly LO using MME paper and lot of stickles

Challenge # 6

The sixth challenge is to make a layout extremely grungy ~ rip it, ink it, sand it, distress it, back over it with your car ~ just make it really, REALLY grungy and dirty and distressed! here my LO

My mini album kit for the crop

I put together this mini album kit for the friday crop at the scrap beach , used the snorkel collection and lots of goodies hope the winner likes it , thanks

Friday, September 18, 2009

Challenge # 10

The tenth challenge is to create a layout using letter stickers as an embellishment NOT as a title or journaling! You can also use letter stickers for your title and journaling, but they must appear on the page in a way that has nothing to do with either of those things. I used the Infuse collection, and cut out the 5 with the graphically speaking cartridge , enjoy.

Challenge # 4

For this challenge we have to use more than 10 circles so i use the beach ball in the snorkel collection , distressed the edges add some stickles to the ball and use some foam dots to raise some of them , the sun , fish and basket are felt pieces , hope you like it

Challenge # 3

This challenge was to make a LO with a different shape , so i decided to make a wall decor for my nieces Shamsher and Euridice ,Cut the shapes with my cricut and the storybook cart then I used MME pp and brown embossing powder diecut from the friendly forest collection and some bling too , any Question just live me a comment, thanks

Challenge # 2 Done

This is a Lo of my niece Isabella I used The Urban Prairie by Basic Grey collection ,Autumn leaves swirls stamp , Inkadinkado bug stamp and the word stamp, I heat embossed in black and added some bling OHHHH and I love this prima bling flower center , I hope you like it

I am at the Crop!!!!!!

having fun at the Scarp beach crop , I am having a blastt , so I am in the mood so I am donating a mini album kit with the snorket collection by cosmo cricket , so is time to scrap like crazy all weekend long , thanks for coming to my blog and being my friend

Monday, September 14, 2009

Giveaway by Diana

I just found out about this place call Sketchy Thursdays and the founder name is Diana is a wonderful place to find sketches and if you have some you can participate in their challenges and this week they are having a giveaway here's the info :

Day one of the Sketchy Thursdays blog launch prize-a-thon! One winner selected will win both of these new lines from Cosmo Cricket. The Boyfriend and Earth Love are quickly becoming must-have sets for scrapbooking! Personally, I love these two lines!

Here are the rules:
• All followers are automatically entered into every drawing (yeah!! we love our followers).

• Every post you comment on, you have a second entry into that drawing for that day.

• Want us to really love you?! Leave another comment telling us you talked about Sketchy Thursdays' prize of the day on a forum, your blog, Facebook, Twitter, etc. and we'll count you again for that day.

• All winners for the prizes given away this week and next will be announced on 9/25.

Friday, September 11, 2009

"Trade Wing scrapper" swap mini for Eve

I am sooo happy , just finish the mini for Eve , she is my partner for this month swap at the scrapbeach and she told me she is getting married in may 2010 so I decided to make a Bride's theme mini so she can journal all her experience, this mine I made with the Once upon a time(DCWV)papers , did a lot of embossing and try new techniques like alcohol ink and heat emboss on acetate and them cut it on my cricut sooo fun , I made some of my special flowers and my signature dragonfly just for her well I need to stop writing and more showing , I hope she like it , made it with love


Sunday, September 6, 2009

My mini from Tiffany

Well is Sunday but yesterday I receive my first mini album swap Tiffany made an amazing work so I made a video opening this precious gift , thank a lot Tiffany this was an amazing experience and the best part was meeting you , so friend you are free to go and watch the video

Welcome everyone

I am happy to start my own blog I'd been inspire for many of the creative ladies at the scrap beach and decided it was time to have my own place to share my creations and a little knowledge with all you I hope you enjoy what I have for you and I appreciate any comment for my blog or my work , thanks for visiting my place