Archive for November, 2010

Theme Calendar Help

I’ve decided I need to create a calendar for my mommy blog. I have done such a great job with the WAHM-Articles blog that I think I’m going to give it a try for the month of December. I’m planning on participating in a 30 day blog challenge in January, so why not prepare ahead of time and start now?

I’m not sure what the topics will be, but I’m sure it’s bound to increase my traffic and that’s what I want to see. When I started blogging during the 30 day blog challenge four months ago I tripled my traffic and increased my business. I’d love to see that happen with my mommy blog too. :)

I’ve thought about taking a day to talk about the sports my boys are involved in at the time, I thought about another day where I talk about a new recipe we tried and maybe another day where I share a frugal tip. I really like theme days, but I also like the idea of having two themes for each day so I don’t get bored with one.

When I get my calendar created, I’ll share it with you so you can see what my thoughts are and how I plan on making posts on this blog. If you have a thought for a theme or post, please share it in the comments. I’d love your help.

Appetizer Roll-Ups Recipe

We took a wonderful appetizer to my mother-in-laws for Thanksgiving. It was a huge hit and we’ve been asked to take them to my grandma’s for her New Year’s Eve party. WooHoo! So here’s the recipe.


* 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
* 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
* 2 to 3 tablespoons minced banana peppers
* 1 garlic clove, minced
* 1/2 pound thinly sliced cooked roast beef

* 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
* 1/2 cup shredded carrot
* 1/2 cup shredded zucchini
* 4 teaspoons dill weed
* 1/2 pound thinly sliced fully cooked ham
* 1/2 pound thinly sliced cooked turkey


* In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, cilantro, peppers and garlic. Spread about 2 tablespoons on each slice of beef. Roll up tightly and wrap in plastic wrap.
* For ham and turkey rolls, in another bowl, combine the cream cheese, carrot, zucchini and dill. Spread about 2 tablespoons on each slice of ham and turkey. Roll up tightly; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight.
* Slice the roll-ups into 1-1/2-in. pieces. Yield: 6-7 dozen.

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Dorito Casserole Recipe

This recipe is a family favorite. We have had with with both hamburger and chicken, both of which are wonderful. You can also use cream of celery soup instead of the cream of chicken. Black olives are good as well.

1 bag of Nacho Cheese Dorito’s
1 pound of hamburger or chicken
2 cans of cream of chicken soup
1 can of water
1 small can of chilies
1 8 oz back of shredded cheese

Brown the hamburger and drain or cook the chicken.
Cover the bottom of a 9×12 in pan with Dorito’s.
Pour the hamburger or chicken over the Dorito’s.
Combine the soup, water, and chilies in a bowl. Mix well.
Pour over the hamburger or chicken and make sure all the Dorito’s are covered.
Cover the top with cheese.
Cook at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

About Corrie


My name is Corrie and I'm from Wyoming. I've been married to Kevin since 1993 and we have two wonderful boys.

I'm a Virtual Assistant and a Ghostwriter. I love what I do and I enjoy spending time with my family.

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