Junk in the Trunk
Me and Robie
Originally, I had purchased the cute little green dinosaur with the blue polka dots for Ryder to wear for Halloween. I happened to be at Babies R Us over a month ago and picked it up without looking for anything else. Then, as the weeks went on and everyone asked what Ryder was going to be and I told them a dinosaur, each persons response was, "Oh, the cute green one with blue polka dots from Babies R Us?" I decided I would look for something else, for I didn't want my little dino to look like all the rest! So, I happened to be out running an errand for work out by Dogwood yesterday, and made a quick trip into The Children's Place just to see if they had anything left. Wouldn't you know I found the cutest little robot costume, complete with tight blue leggings. The best part? It was on clearance being so close to Halloween. $7 baby! So I kindly returned my $29 dinosaur and off we went.
This week's dinner special was an easy but favorite:
Brown meat and mix with taco seasoning
Must-Have Toppings: Lettuce, cheese, sour cream, taco sauce, chilli cheese fritos, bananas, pineapple. No, that wasn't a typo. Try bananas and pineapple on your taco salad. It's delish. And remember, I am super picky. Promise you'll like.
We are headed to Starkville tomorrow for the weekend with Ryder in tow. He's already showing signs of a cold so I hope he doesn't get sick while we are there, especially with the weather change. I'm looking forward to him playing at the tailgate. I'm making a fun "fall-themed" tailgate dessert.
PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE DIP
1 8oz tub ready-made cheesecake filling
1 15oz can pumkin pie mix (I only use half the can so it's not too pumpkin-y)
1 3oz package vanilla instant pudding mix
And I couldn't resist making these tonight...
REDNECK TRUFFELS - HALLOWEEN STYLE
1 package oreos, crushed (I used my food processor)
1 8oz cream cheese, softened
Mix both ingredients well
Roll into bite sized balls and place on a baking sheet lined with wax paper, refrigerate for an hour
Melt 1 package of chocolate or vanilla almond bark
Dip balls with a toothpick into melted chocolate
Place on wax paper to dry
If you want to top with sprinkles, do it immediately because the chocolate dries quickly.
Aren't they puuurty?