Phew…the past few days have been CRAZY! I headed down to Boise for the Mrs. Idaho America pageant to be with my fellow Mrs. Idaho sister queens and to welcome in a NEW Mrs. Idaho!!! You can imagine it was a weekend full of glitz, glam, laughing, crying staying up til 3 AM . . . you know, all that
GIRLS are made of 🙂
With the holidays soon approaching, I’ve been putting aside home stuff and focusing on how I’m going to decorate for Christmas.
I am SUPER excited to get started.
My goal is to have my tree up by next week! YAY!!
Before all the holiday excitement starts, I do have a short pit stop this coming Wednesday. I’m headed to Vegas
for an exciting convention launch about an AMAZING skin care line I just discovered!
I can’t wait to tell you all about it when I get home!!! Let’s just say for the past year I have been on the search for something different for my skin. I feel as I am approaching my mid-thirties YES….Mid-thirties..Sigh…I am needing something for my skin that doesn’t just maintain it, but REALLY makes a difference in the look, glow and texture. And guess what…I HAVE FOUND IT!!! I am SUPER excited to introduce it to you all. I PROMISE I will post soon!
If you can’t wait and you are also on the search…email me!
OK…on to the NEXT exciting business of of the day!
In celebration of the upcoming Holidays, I wanted to share with you my ALL TIME party recipe. This recipe was shared with me from a dear friend. It has been a holiday tradition for my family since then.
The ingredients might sound strange at first, but after you have had your first bite of this, you will crave it all year long!!!!!
3 c. fresh cranberries, rinsed and drained (pick out any that are bruised or mushy)
1/4 cup green onions
2 small jalapeño peppers, seeds and ribs removed
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 c. fresh cilantro leaves
1 T. finely grated fresh ginger
the juice of 1/2 a lemon
8 oz cream cheese
Place all ingredients except the lemon juice into a food processor and mix until well blended. Stir the lemon juice into the salsa. Refrigerate for a few hours before serving. Serve by placing the softened cream cheese on a serving bowl then pour 1/2 the salsa over the top. Have plenty of Ritz crackers on hand for dipping!
I’m telling you it is divine and everyone who tries it just loves it! It’s the perfect blend of sweet and spicy and serving it with cream cheese really balances the flavors.
When you all have tried it, PLEASE write and tell me how much you LOVE it (wink)