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Thursday, December 24, 2020

Melt in Your Mouth Crockpot Peanut Clusters


  • 16 oz jar of unsalted peanuts
  • 16 oz jar of salted peanuts
  • 12 oz bag of semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 12 oz bag of milk chocolate chips
  • 2 – 12 oz bags of peanut butter chips
  • 2 – 1 lb packages of white almond bark broken into pieces
  • Layer ingredients, in the order listed, into a 4 qt or larger crockpot / slow cooker
  • Turn the pot on low, cover it with a lid, and walk away for two hours
  • After two hours, remove the lid, and stir to combine
  • Replace the lid and walk away for another 30 minutes
  • After 30 minutes check to see if the almond bark is melted, if it is – stir one last time and then spoon dollops of the mixture onto wax paper
  • If the almond bark isn't melted, continue to let sit on warm and stir occasionally until melted
  • Decorate the candies if you wish, while the chocolate is still warm after you spoon dollops onto the wax paper
  • Allow to harden at least 1 hour before packaging
    This is such an easy recipe! I got the recipe years ago from pleasanthome
    And we make it every year! Soooo yummy and easy.

Sunday, December 20, 2020

Crockpot Chicken Crack sandwich


  • 3 lbs boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 (8 oz) blocks cream cheese
  • 2 (1 oz) packets dry Ranch seasoning
  • 8 oz bacon, cooked crisply and crumbled
  • Green onions chopped
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese (shredded) I do use more.
  • Directions
    1. In a slow cooker combine place chicken, cream cheese, and Ranch seasoning.
    2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4 hours, until chicken shreds easily.
    3. Once chicken shreds stir with a large fork or spoon, so the chicken shreds and all the ingredients combine.
    4. Add in crumbled bacon and stir to incorporate.
    5. Add cheese to top put lid back on and heat until cheese melts.
    6. Add green onions before serving 
    7. Serve warm on rolls or over rice. This also makes the best dip.


    Store airtight in the refrigerator for up to 3 days but it won’t last that long!

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

New Patterns!


                                                   New ABC Christmas Stocking pattern at

 Busyascanbe Etsy Shop.

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Saturday, September 12, 2020

What does SAL mean to You?


I don’t know about you but being home durning this pandemic I have become very interested in Youtube.
I have watched more tutorials, all the contestants on all the singing shows and several different floss tubers. It’s amazing how many hours I can waste in a very short time.
And weather it floss tube or the quilting shows they all have SAL.
Flosstube - SAL = Stitch A Long
Quilting - SAL = Sew A Long
Well as I have become an Expert arm chair connoisseur of You Tube I have my own definition of SAL. As I watch YouTube in my chair with an IPad , a cell phone and cool drink close at had I am more motivated to buy rather than joining in. Now don’t get me wrong I see tons of thing I would like to cross stitch or quilt, but that might interfere with my addiction to Youtube. On the other hand I would have never known about half these patterns without Floss Tube or the Quilting channels. 
so for now you can join me for our own SAL = Shop A Long.
The main rule is to have either you laptop close as you watch.
So you goggle the pattern name And buy away.
Doing this you will be adding to your
JOYS= Joy Of Youtube Stash
I think I have started a great movement! And look at all the Youtubers we are supporting!

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Fresh New Stitched Dish Towels

I love new stitched dish towels. I have been designing for years and I do all of my patterns of dish towels.

Best Retreat Snack

These are the yummiest crackers and you won't be able to stop at one.