Sunday, January 26, 2014

Crafty Saturday at Home

I spent yesterday creating things...including a big mess. :) 

Since J does all the cooking during the week, I try to take over that task on the weekends that I am home.  I make extra for the freezer, so he always has something he can heat up quickly if he does not feel like cooking. 

I made something new last night-- Buffalo Wing Chicken Meatballs.  They were stuffed with a piece of Feta cheese.
I used 2 lbs. of ground chicken breast mixed with an egg, diced red pepper, diced red onion, 4 cloves of garlic, and whatever spices you like--I used poultry seasoning, basil, salt and pepper.  Bake at 400 degrees for 20 - 25 minutes (depends on how big you make them). Don't over cook or they will be too dry.
While baking melt 1/2 cup butter and about 1/2 cup of Frank's Hot Sauce.  Lightly toss the chicken meatballs in this sauce just prior to serving.
I also added some spring colors to a denim wreath I made last fall:
and I turned these little paper pieces into that heart quilt block:
All in all I had a most enjoyable frigid winter Saturday staying home in my p.j.'s the wholel day!  I am planning to do pretty much the same thing today!


  1. At least you are being creative on these cold winter days. I don't seem to get much done.

  2. Those meat balls look really good! I LOVE your heart pillow, Zoey. Wonderful fun!!!!! I am so sick and tired of all this cold weather. One of these days I am gonna stay home in my pjs, too! xo Diana

  3. Good way to spend the day. Making something new and something good to eat and then relaxing to enjoy it all.
    Cher Sunray Gardens

  4. Those meatballs look good! Even at 10:30 at night on a full stomach.

    CrAzY weather at your house? We are frozen here. Of course we had 60 on Sunday and today the high was 16!. Check my blog soon I will be a charmed jewelry seller!

  5. I never had chicken meatballs before! I think yours looked yummy, especially with the add spicy ingredients. Your wreath and pillow are sweet!

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  7. Your hand made things are beautiful. You have good creativity. Meatballs looks great!!

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  9. Hello, I signed on to follow your blog. The meatballs look delicious. We are snowed in today and I am staying in my pj's!


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