Saturday, April 19, 2014

Yogurt Fruit Dip



If you are looking for a yummy fruit dip to serve with your fruit on Easter, look no further!  This dip is delicious and not too sweet.  It pairs perfectly with any fruit.

Yogurt Fruit Dip
Recipe and Photos by Paula @ The REAL Housewives of Riverton

8 oz Cream Cheese, soften
7 oz Marshmallow Fluff
3/4 cup vanilla yogurt
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon lemon juice

Directions

In stand mixer, mix cream cheese and marshmallow fluff until well blended.  Be sure to scrape down sides a couple of times.  Next add in the vanilla yogurt, milk, and lemon juice, mix until well blended.  Keep refrigerated until ready to serve with your favorite fruits!  Enjoy!


Thursday, April 17, 2014

Breakfast Scramble Crescent Ring



This is a great breakfast that is sure to make everyone happy!  It's super easy to do and the best part is you can add in ANY extras that you want!  Mushrooms, ham, bacon, onions, spinach...the list goes on and on!

Breakfast Scramble Crescent Ring
Recipe and Photos by Paula @ The REAL Housewives of Riverton

9 eggs, scrambled
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup cheese, shredded
2 can crescent rolls

Directions
Preheat oven to the temperature directed on crescent roll package.  Arrange crescent rolls, wide sides in the middle, overlapping to create a "sun" shape.  Scramble eggs with chopped bell pepper.  Spoon onto the crescent rolls, sprinkle with cheese.  Fold narrow ends of crescent rolls over eggs and tuck under slightly.  Bake for approximately 15-17 minutes or until crescent rolls are golden brown and baked through.  Let cook slightly, cut and serve.  Enjoy!


Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Riverton Housewives Round Up # 108

So did you think we had skipped town?  Abandoned our blog completely?!  Nope!  We're still here!  Jenn and I went out of town to spend time with family and see a certain, HANDSOME cowboy on his farewell tour.  We had plans to make posts and update along the way...but we got SO caught up in our fun, we totally forgot!  Then I came home to a sick, goopy eyed family.  No fun at all!  Playing catch up is HARD!  But we are back and ready to go! :-)

Welcome to the Riverton Housewives Round Up # 108!
  We want to see it all!  Recipes, crafts, organization, refashioning...whatever you can come up with!
After linking up, please take some time to check out some of the other link and share the love! :-)

We only have a few rules to play at our party!

~You must be a follower of our blog.  (Feel free to follow us on Facebook too!)
~Please pick a couple of your favorites and link up.  Just make sure it's nothing you've linked up with us before!
~Make sure you link back to our blog somewhere in your post or on your blog.  (A text link will be fine, but we do have a great button over there on the right you can use too!)
~Please no giveaways or Etsy shops.
~And we'd love for you to check out a few other linkers to share the love!

If you have been featured, be sure to check out our Pinterest where we have pinned all your awesome creations!
Also as a reminder, if we can't save a photo or link to the URL we can't feature your awesome stuff.

So get to linking up!  We can't wait to see all the amazing stuff you all have to share!

Here is what we LOVED from last Round Up!


Here is a super easy and adorable Easter decoration from The Messy Roost!  This Egg-A-Rrific Chalkboard Picture is a great way to dress up your home for Easter!


Check out I Want Crazy's delicious Gooey Oatmeal Cranberry Bars!  I want to make a whole pan of these just for myself!


If you need a fun baby gift, take a look at Life's Tidbits Baby Welcome Basket!  I think any baby would feel loved getting this cute present!

And our MOST VIEWED...


Are these amazing Mini Samoa Bundt Cakes from Flavors By Four!  I'm DYING over these!  Definitely a MUST MAKE for a delicious dessert!

Thanks to all of our friends who linked up!  We LOVE getting to see what you share each week!


Monday, April 7, 2014

Sunrise Smoothie



We've been drinking a lot of smoothies around here lately!  We LOVE them! :-)  It's fun to try out lots of different recipes.  We came to the end of smoothie making ingredients and put together what we had left...this is what we came up with!  And it was DELICIOUS! :-)

Sunrise Smoothie

1 cup orange juice
3/4 cup vanilla yogurt
1 1/2 cups frozen peaches
1 banana
6-8 baby carrots, sliced in half

Blend until smooth.  If you don't use frozen peaches, you'll need to use 4-6 pieces of ice depending on how thick you want it.  Enjoy!

Friday, April 4, 2014

Looking for a fun Rainy Day Activity? Here's one for you!


The month of March was a pretty awful one for me.  It started off with a wonderful trip to Oregon although part of that trip was for a sad reason.  The next 3 weeks however were less than...  Less than wonderful.  Less than easy.  Less than ideal.

I came home from Oregon feeling a bit sick, I thought I had caught a stomach bug.  After a week of being on and off sick it got worse and after talking to some people, 2 visits with the dr., and 1 visit with the surgeon it was determined I needed to have my gallbladder removed.  Let me just tell you...NOT FUN!  I told people I didn't know what I was expecting but it sure as heck wasn't the recovery that followed.  Paula is pretty sure this all just proves that I am, in fact, a wimp!

One of the days that we had some lovely rainy weather I was feeling like the world's worst mother, whatever was going on was making it impossible for me to eat without being sick so I was just not eating.  That of course made for not a whole lot of energy.  I felt like we were doing nothing at all fun and we were doing way to much snuggling while watching TV.

So this particular day (the 12th...apparently I was out of it enough that I couldn't get the date right on Morgan's poster) I decided we were going to do something fun so I broke out the paints and the roll of Ikea's Mala Drawing Paper (link here) and rolled it across the table (using the awesome Pick Your Plum washi tape (here - if they don't have it today keep watching because they have it often) to secure it) and let them have at it.

They loved it, it was such an easy activity that brought them a full hour of fun!  Mr. Morgan and I used some of that time to practice his sight words (I don't even think he knew he was doing homework!)

Miss Lila and I had fun naming colors and making some shapes.

I had to giggle at the end how different their plates looked.  Missy had all her colors mixed and all over the place and Mister had his pretty separate and orderly.

When they were all done and their art had time to dry I hung them on wall so they could show off what they had done to Nate and their older siblings.

If you're looking for a fun way to spend an hour break out the paper and the paints and have at it!

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