Saturday, March 31, 2012

Easy Pineapple Upside-Down Cake.

This classic favorite has made a comeback, and it's easier than ever to make when using a cake mix.
Prep Time
15 Minutes
Total Time
1:50 Hr:Mins
12 servings
cup butter or margarine
cup packed brown sugar
can (20 oz) pineapple slices in juice, drained, juice reserved
jar (6 oz) maraschino cherries without stems, drained
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). In 13x9-inch pan, melt butter in oven. Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over butter. Arrange pineapple slices on brown sugar. Place cherry in center of each pineapple slice, and arrange remaining cherries around slices; press gently into brown sugar.
  • 2 Add enough water to reserved pineapple juice to measure 1 cup. Make cake batter as directed on box, substituting pineapple juice mixture for the water. Pour batter over pineapple and cherries.

  • 3 Bake 42 to 48 minutes (44 to 53 minutes for dark or nonstick pan) or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately run knife around side of pan to loosen cake. Place heatproof serving plate upside down onto pan; turn plate and pan over. Leave pan over cake 5 minutes so brown sugar topping can drizzle over cake; remove pan. Cool 30 minutes. Serve warm or cool. Store covered in refrigerator.

  • SuperMoist® butter recipe yellow or white cake mix can also be used to make this popular cake. Make batter as directed on box, using 1/2 cup reserved pineapple juice and 1/2 cup water instead of water called for on box. For white cake, bake dark or nonstick pan 42 to 48 minutes.

    Serve with sweetened whipped cream or an 8-oz container of frozen (thawed) whipped topping (3 cups) if desired. For 3 cups of sweetened whipped cream, in chilled medium bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups whipping cream and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form.

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    Walmart – Free 5×7 Photo with the Easter Bunny!

    Walmart Supercenters are offering a Free 5×7 photo with the Easter Bunny on Saturday and Sunday (3/31 and 4/1) from 10am – 2pm. Events will be only at Walmart Supercenters that have a 1 hour photo center. Some stores are also having special Easter events!

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    Ernie and Bert Fruit Snack!

    1 clementine, 1 banana, raisins, 2 mini marshmallows, and 1 red fruit roll up.

    This is what we used to make 2 of these. Peel the clementine and save the peel. Separate it in half and put them on each plate. Peel the banana and cut in half. Place those on the plates.

    For Ernie....cut a slit towards the bottom for his mouth. Roll up a fruit roll up tightly and then cut part of that for the nose. Cut a small piece for his tongue. Cut a mini marshmallow in half for his eyes. Cut a small raisin for the pupil on the eyes. Cut more of the raisins in half for his hair. Cut the reserved clementine peel for his ears.

    For Bert...cut the reserved clementine peel for his nose. Cut the banana peel for his ears. Cut a mini marshmallow for his eyes. Cut a small raisin for the pupil on the eyes. Cut a slit for his mouth. Cut a small piece of fruit roll up for his tongue. Use 2 or 3 raisins for his eye brows. Cut raisins in half for his hair.

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    April Fools food ideas!

    Awesome April Fools food

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    Love these Mashed Potato and Veggie Cupcakes from Our Best Bites...

    Family Fun always has awesome April Fools ideas and we love this Grilled Cheese Sandwich!

    Here is our KFC Chicken and Sides Dinner (Dessert) that we made a few weeks ago...

    Check out these fun April Fools Day Cookies from Munchkin Munchies!

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    Love these Pizza Slice Cookies from Sugar Belle!

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    Friday, March 30, 2012

    Dollar General Printable Coupon: $10 Off Diapers!

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    Head over to Dollar General and print this coupon for

    $10 off purchase $25 or more on Apparel, Shoes, Accessories and Baby Diapers!

    Coupon is valid Saturday, 3/31/12 ONLY

    Since this is a store coupon, you can stack some manufacturer’s coupons with it to save even more. Here are a few diaper coupons to stack with it:

    $3/1 Huggies Diapers, exp. 1/15/13 (Discover the Value of a Great Buy Booklet)
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    Today ONLY! Friends & Family Discount @ Walgreens

    by Christie on March 30, 2012
    Fabulous news! Walgreens was hinting at a special in-store deal on their Facebook page and I was hoping this was it! Today, Friday March 30th is Friends & Family Day. You can print your coupons HERE to get 15% most purchases and 20% off of Walgreens brand merchandise! I’m super excited as so many already good deals just became great!
    I’ve included a list of deals for you. The prices listed are the original pre-discount price but the final price is taking into consideration the 15 or 20% off. If there’s a Walgreens coupon involved, based on past experience then they will give you 15% off but not before the Walgreens coupon. Also be careful with any deals where you have to buy a certain dollar amount because your totals will be lower. Here are some of the awesome deals I see! SO EXCITED! :)

    $3 Cottonelle 12pks at Walgreens Beginning 4/3!

    There is a new advertisement for a Cottonelle Register Reward printing at Walgreens!
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    Walgreens Deal
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    National Weekend Events

    Michael’s Events - 3/31, 4/1, 4/7
    • Saturday, 3/31, 1-3pm – Terra Cotta Spring Butterly Clay Pot Make-It Take-It - Explore your creativity with a fun clay pot butterfly. Make-It Take-It with purchase of clay pot. (While supplies last / Ages 3 and up.)
    • Sunday, 4/1, 1-3pm - Easter Pail Make-It Take-It - Personalize a festive basket for Easter. Make-It Take-It with purchase of pail. (While Supplies Last / Ages 3 and up.)
    • Saturday, 4/7, 1-3pm - Mini Egg Free Make-It Take-It - Celebrate the hoppiest of holidays with this fun, customizable egg. (While Supplies Last / Ages 3 and up.)
    • Enjoy preschool storytime every Tuesday and Thursday at Barnes and Noble stores nationwide. Times and dates may vary. Please verify with your local store before visiting. In Omaha, Storytime is at 11am at the Oakview store.
    • Storytimes are held every Tuesday from 11-11:30am. Time and Date may vary by store. Please call your local store to confirm.
    • Home Depot offers FREE kid’s workshops on the first Saturday of each month, from 9am-12pm. They are designed for children ages 5-12. Saturday, April 7th – Build a Window Bird Feeder.
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    Scrambled Egg Nests

    Scrambled Egg Nests

    Scrambled Egg Nests
    In these easy and charming bites, shredded potatoes are baked in a muffin tin to form crunchy cups, which are then filled with scrambled eggs to make a festive and kid-friendly finger food.
    • 1 (3 1/2-cup) bag frozen shredded potatoes, defrosted (we used Simply Potatoes)
    • 1/3 cup vegetable oil or butter
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    • 6 eggs
    • 2/3 cup milk
    • 1/2 cup finely diced onions
    • 1/3 cup finely diced bell peppers
    • 3/4 cup diced cooked breakfast sausage Shredded Cheddar
    • Chopped parsley for garnish (optional)
    1. Heat the oven to 400°. In a large bowl, toss together the potatoes, 1/4 cup of the oil or butter, salt, and pepper. Spoon about 1/3 cup of the potato mixture into each cup of a 12-serving muffin tin. Press the mixture into the bottom and up the sides of each cup, then bake until golden brown, about 30 to 35 minutes. Remove the nests from the oven and allow them to cool.
    2. Meanwhile, whisk together the eggs and milk. Heat a large nonstick saute pan over medium-high heat. Add the remaining oil or butter to the pan and heat. Add the onions and peppers to the pan and saute until both are soft and the onions are slightly golden, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add the sausage and cook until heated through. Add the egg mixture and stir until the eggs have set and small curds have formed. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    3. Remove the potato nests from the muffin tin and place them on an ovenproof platter or cookie sheet. Fill each cup with some of the egg mixture, top with a sprinkling of the cheese, and place the nests in a 375° oven until the cheese is melted, about 2 to 3 minutes. If you like, garnish each nest with a little parsley. Serve warm.
    THANKS Family Fun Magazine for picture & recipe

    Edible Easter Basket Cupcakes

    Edible Easter Basket Cupcakes
    This Easter, decorate this cute little cupcake basket with jelly beans.
    • 1 dozen cupcakes
    • 1 bag jelly beans
    • 2 cups white icing
    • Sweetened coconut, colored with green food coloring
    1. First, frost the cupcakes with white icing. Bend a pipe cleaner or a piece of red licorice into an arch and push the ends into the sides of each cupcake.
    2. Shake the shredded coconut in a stainless steel bowl. Sprinkle on food coloring bit by bit, mixing vigorously to distribute the color
    3. Place a pinch of shredded coconut on each iced cupcake. Now place three jelly beans on the "nest" of coconut.
    4. Tie a small ribbon bow on the pipe cleaner or licorice handle at a jaunty angle.
    5. Put one cupcake basket by each place setting at Easter brunch or give them as gifts.

    Thursday, March 29, 2012

    New Coupons – Smuckers, Ocean Spray and more

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    Available today (3/29) only!

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