Tuesday, April 27, 2010

{ living room decor }


One of my goals/wishes for 2010 is to make over our living room. We've had the same furniture basically since we got married, including this tv stand, which was one of our first furniture purchases. I can't decide if I should just paint this or shop around for tv stands. What would you do?! It might look nice painted in a dark chocolate brown. I'll keep you posted with our room decor progress... be patient, it could take months. lol

Meanwhile, I will be back soon with a review of CSNStores.com! There are over 200 stores including Cookware.com and they have the green le Creuset that I've been drooling over for so long! Yum.

Talk to you soon!


Friday, April 02, 2010

Baking :: Birds' Nest Cheesecake Cupcakes for Easter

These were so easy to make and so cute!! Not to mention delicious. Make some - today!

Have a Happy Easter!


{ banana bundt cake with toasted pecan cream cheese icing }

Heat oven to 350°

Cream together:
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter

Beat in:
 2 eggs
1 cup sliced bananas
3/4 cup sour milk combined with 1 tablespoon baking soda

Sift together and add to wet ingredients:
2 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder

Pour into bundt pan. Bake 45 minutes.

Toasted Pecan Cream Cheese Icing

3/4 cup whole pecans - toast them by heating them in a dry frying pan until you can smell them. Cool.

1 8 oz pkg cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups icing sugar

Beat cream cheese, butter, vanilla, until fluffy. Gradually add sugar. Beat until smooth.

Happy Easter!