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Shopping Around the World

This month we are focusing on desserts/cookies or other yummy treats that you create or love to eat this time of the year.  This holiday season has been a little challenged here at the Hotel Thompson – with mom’s surgery, recuperation and other trying things that showed their ugly head.  Usually mom fixes this dessert, boxes them up in little Chinese containers that are decorated with pictures of us anipals and hands them out.  This year, she just didn’t get a chance to play around and have fun.  BUT she wanted to share this recipe because it’s fun and the treats are delicious!

So here is mom –


What you will need:  bag of shelled pecan halves ($7.00); bag of Rolo candies ($4.00); and a bag of square pretzels ($3.00) = total cost $14.00

The most time consuming part of this recipe is unwrapping all of the Rolo’s.  Usually I will sit in front of the television with a two bowls – one for wrappers and one for the unwrapped Rolo’s.  Watch some television and start unwrapping.  It makes it go faster.  Trust me, this is the annoying part.

After you are done, get out a cookie sheet and wrap it with aluminum wrap.  Put your square pretzels on it and put one Rolo on top of all of the pretzels.  Your oven needs to be set at like 200 degrees.  Place the pan in the oven for about 2-3 minutes, until you see the Rolo’s getting soft.  Take them out and immediately push a pecan half on top of the pretzel.  We call these Reindeer noses.  Cute huh?

Now make a mental note.  Don’t put so many pretzels on the tray with Rolo’s that when you take them out of the oven they soften before you can put the pecan half on them.  I can usually do about three trays with the ingredients above.  Happy eats!

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Posted by on 12/29/2017 in Shopping Around the World

 

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Wags and Waves for Forrest Day

Welcome my friends to Wags and Waves for Forrest Day!  This day was put together by our Auntie Sharon of Gentle Stitches.  It’s a day created to help our friends Fozzie and her family at All Fur One and One Fur All  in the loss of their anipal Forrest (06/06/2003 – 04/27/2016) who is now an angel watching over all of us here.

Today, we are wagging and waving our tails as a tribute to a great guy in support of his family who is going through a rough time – as you can imagine.

Please my friends – I hope that you support the cause and do a posting on your blog today for this cause.  And if you get a chance, go visit Fozzie at  All Fur One and One Fur All  and let them know you are thinking of them.  You can also use this awesome badge that Sammy from One Spoiled Cat created.

 


And here we are my friends – our participation to Wags and Waves for Forest Day.  We know pal that you are watching over our Mouse Girl. ❤

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Posted by on 05/10/2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Wonderful Team Member Readership Award

SQUEAL!! This little oinker was privileged to receive this Wonderful Team Member Readership Award from my sweet friend  Shrimp .  Shrimp is an awesome purr thing.  You *have* to go check his blog out and tell him Bacon sent you.  I LOVE awards.  You can’t see me but I’m doing the happy oinker dance right now in my room in between typing on my keyboard.  I’m so excited!!  Thank you pal so very much!!

The rules of this award is to link back and nominate 14 bloggers.  It’s very hard to do this because personally I think everyone deserves this award!  In fact, if you don’t have this award please accept it my friends.  Share and share alike!

My nominees:

Will and Eko

Mop, Billy, Dusty, Cupcake and Pigsqueak

Fozzie

Cocco and Katie

Cousin Sammy

Brother Easy

Reilly and Denny

Noah, Nacho, Buddy and Basil

My great inspiration Pink Ninjabi

Mumsy

Marty the Manx

Nikita

My sweet Girlfriend Nylablue

Lori and my Duck Friends

 

Thank you again sweet Shrimp.  I really appreciate the award!!  And if any of my nominees don’t do the awards – that’s fine.  Just know that all of my friends are LOVED by this little oinker!!

 
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Posted by on 05/21/2014 in Bacon

 

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