Monday, December 13, 2010

Pumpkin Twinkamisu

Just found this at Real Food for Real People.  NUM!

Pumpkin Twinkamisu
1 package (15 ounces) Hostess Twinkies (10 Twinkies) 
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 
1 cup confectioners' sugar 
1 container (8 ounces) frozen nondairy whipped topping, thawed, divided 
2 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant vanilla pudding 
1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin 
1 ½ teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 
1 cup milk 
Additional pumpkin pie spice 

Slice Twinkies in half lengthwise and place cream-side up, in single layer in 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Using a mixer, blend together cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and ½ of whipped topping until smooth. Spread evenly over Twinkies. Combine pudding mix, pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice and milk. Whisk until well blended and layer over cream cheese mixture. Carefully spread remaining whipped topping over pumpkin. Lightly sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice. Refrigerate several hours or until set. Makes 9 to 12 servings.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Random Thoughts

Random Thoughts Tag...
Tagged by Stephanie

I am:  listening to Jordan sleep
I think:  that I want to go back to school.
I know:  that it's hard being a mom to a newborn and 4 others
I want:   fruit and chocolate
I have:   to go to sleep soon
I dislike:   scary movies
I miss:   my family in Vegas
I fear:   spiders and snakes
I feel:   tired
I hear:   my neighbors running up the stairs
I smell:   hand soap and Method Grapefruit Cleaner
I crave:   fruit and sweets
I cry:   every day, I am so hormonal
I usually:   nap everyday
I search:   blogs about crafting, saving money, and recipes
I wonder:   when Sienna will start sleeping through the night
I regret:   not knowing my Grandpa on my Dad's side.  It's his choice.
I wish:   that I didn't have insomnia
I love:   my husband and my children.
I care:   about my family and friends
I always:   try to sleep at night.  It's not working too well.
I worry:   about my kids.
I am not:   a kid anymore
I remember:   rollerskating and swimming all day as a kid
I believe:   in Jehovah God
I sing:   rarely.  I suck!
I don't always:   have patience
I argue:   sometimes
I write:   quotes, lists, and recipes in journals
I win:   not much
I lose:  my glucose meter all the time
I listen:   to the ocean waves on the sound machine so I can sleep every night
I don't understand:   politics
I can usually be found:   wearing pajama pants and teeshirts or tanks
I need:  to take down the bassinet and put up the crib soon
I forget:   where my keys and meter are
I am happy:   when I am well rested and fed, spending time with friends and family

Some recent favorites

 Here are some recent food finds that I think look fantastic.  I am definitely trying the cherry filled truffles.
Oreo Truffles
 Cherry Filled Truffles
 Rotel Chicken Spaghetti