Tuesday, March 6, 2018

National Oreo Day- Oreo Poke Cake

Today is National Oreo Day, what better way to celebrate that to make this easy and super yummy Oreo Poke Cake. This recipe takes a few minutes (minus the cake baking time) and is guaranteed to put a smile on people's faces. 

1 box Chocolate (milk, devils food, ect) cake mix + Ingredients to make the cake
8 oz Cool whip
1/2 pack Oreo cookies
2 cups Milk
1 large box Oreo pudding, instant

1. Preheat the oven to 350.

2.Crush up the Oreos into large pieces.

3. Prepare the chocolate cake by following the box directions.

4. Coat sides and bottom of a 9x13 dish with shortening.

5. Pour batter into the prepared dish.

6. Bake this for 30 minutes or until a toothpick can be inserted in the middle and can come out clean.

7. Whisk together milk and pudding mix until it is smooth.

8. Poke holes all around the top of the cake.

9. Pour the pudding evenly over the cake to allow it to soak into all of the holes.

10. Sprinkle the top with about half of the chopped Oreos.

11. Allow this to cool completely.

12. Top with the whipped topping and sprinkle with the remaining chopped cookies.

13. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Jingle Bells: Michelle

Today's JINGLE BELLS, MY FRIEND SELLS is ...........

Who: Michelle

What: Pampered Chef
Where: Do shopping online here

How: You know what, I am not 100% sure I remember how I met Michelle! (Maybe she can remind me..I was thinking she set up at a conference I coordinated?!) Anyway, she was so nice and not a "pushy" salesperson so I decided to have her over to my house to host a Pampered Chef party. The rest is history.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Jingle Bells: Jade

Today's JINGLE BELLS, MY FRIEND SELLS is ...........

Who:  Jade

What: Macaroons.
 Not only are these tasty but they are so DARN cute. Jade can make a variety of flavors and designs ( I mean come on, look at these unicorns!!!!!)

Did I mention Jade is a Photographer too? Yes that is why these pictures are so perfect. (These are NOT stock photos-she took them!! )

Her kitchen looks like it came straight out of a home decor magazine.

       Where: She doesn't have an individual page for her business, but I hope some day her business is so booming that she does. Right now you can contact her through her personal Facebook page.

How: We both share a love for FFA! I first met her at the Kansas state FFA convention where we were both helping with different portions of the event. She has such a giving personality, bubbly, outgoing and super talented!

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Jingle Bells: Alicia

Today's JINGLE BELLS, MY FRIEND SELLS is ...........

Who:  Alicia

What: Origami Owl
           For those of you unfamiliar with this company, its like a charm bracelet & a locket got together and had a baby :)
Where: Shop online here
             Like her page on Facebook

How:  We go back to high school where Alicia was the upper classman stud on basketball court, I looked up to her as a little freshman.  Then I found out she wasn't as intimidating in the hallways as she was on the court. Now she is back at the same school as a teacher. Alicia is personable and creative, check out her business!

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Jingle Bells: Abigail

Today's JINGLE BELLS, MY FRIEND SELLS is ...........

Who: Abigail

What: Mary Kay
Where: Join her Facebook group here
How: We both love agriculture, cows, and photography (she is great, contact her for pictures too)  We first met when she was in grade school, and I was a high schooler in  FFA where her mom was catering one of our events. Then when she was in FFA I helped her as an alumni member, and the rest is history. Her family has become family to ours. 

She is offering a great deal= 15% of orders :)

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Jingle Bells: Deidre

Today's JINGLE BELLS, MY FRIEND SELLS is ...........

Who:  Deidre

What: Twin Lakes Tees- Custom screen printing. Good news... they now have a storefront :)

Where: Twin Lakes Tees, shop here
             Or check them out on Facebook

How: I think we first officially met when she came to a Barn Quilt Class I was teaching. She has supported the many programs and events I have hosted. It turned out to be a small world, he brother actually had my mom as a teacher. Again, the connections continue.
Deidre is an advocate for shopping local , very involved in her small community, and a real go-getter.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Jingle Bells: Janel

Today's JINGLE BELLS, MY FRIEND SELLS is ...........

Who: Janel

What: Stampin Up
Where: Stampin with Janel, shop here

How:We were "neighbors" growing up and went to the same school. Growing up it seemed like she was the only one of my friends with similar interests (cooking and crafts)  who also lived on a farm. These connections were what truly built our friendship!