Wednesday, July 16, 2008

wednesday's news.....

I got a few things to post today.
First, I received my swap goodies from Heidi at
I am so loving everything!!
Heidi, I was overwhelmed! I know you don't know me but I cry when I am happy and yes, I cried over your wonderful gifts to me! Thank you so much!!
Here is what I received...............
A wonderful smelling vanilla candle from Yankee Candle, a gorgeous quilted table runner that is reversible and a stoneware pitcher filled with sea shells!! What a treat!! I even love the card and envelope!!

Thanks to Peggy at
for hosting the "simple summer swap"!!
Today is also whatcha working on wednesday on leslie's blog
I am working on............
swap projects

I can't post any pics because I know at least one of my partners reads my blog. hehe, what fun would that be if she seen her goodies beforehand?? So you all will have to wait too!!
I made some lemonade cake and want to share the recipe with you. Its great on these hot days and soo easy!!

1 box lemon or yellow cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1 can (6 oz) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 container fluffy white or fluffy lemon frosting
Yellow colored sugar, if desired
1.Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Make cake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool 15 minutes.
2.Mix lemonade concentrate and powdered sugar. Pierce top of warm cake every 1/2 inch with long-tined fork, wiping fork occasionally to reduce sticking. Drizzle lemonade mixture evenly over top of cake. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled.
3.Spread frosting over top of cake. Sprinkle with sugar. Store covered in refrigerator.
You will love it!!!
Check back tomorrow for show and tell!! I found a crock buried in a friend's yard. Woohoo!! Its pretty cool!! and I have received 2 awards. I will post them tomorow....
Till then, goodbye.


  1. What a great swap! I would be so happy to get that in the mail too! I need to get into a swap sometime. It seems like alot of fun!

    And yum! That lemanade cake sounds like a great summer treat! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

    Boy, did you score on those primitive bargains! I love the blue star. I'm partial to the traditional primitive colors but it's nice to have an "alternate" color every now and then. :)

    Have a great evening!

  2. Hi Kim, How exciting to sit down to my computer & find out you have already received your box! I am SO HAPPY you like it all!!!...and what a great photo on your blog!!!...I tried to pick out things you would like & now I can relax, knowing you're enjoying it!...This has been a incredibly fun experience!...Have put your blog down among my favorites!....You are such a sweet person!....Enjoy your evening!...we will chat again soon!....Heidi XO

  3. What wonderful prim swapping! Love them especially the runner!
    The lemonade cake sounds wonderful too.


  4. Great swap! Thanks for posting that lemonade cake recipe it sounds refreshing!

    Take care,
    your always absent bloggy friend :)


  5. What a great package to receive in the mail. I really like the pitcher.
    The recipe for the lemonade cake sounds yummy and perfect for summer.

  6. Such special and thoughtful gifts put together for you from a special and thoughtful lady. I am loving seeing what everyone received in the Summer Swap.
    Mama Bear

  7. What lovely thinhgs you received. So well thought out and coordinated! This swa has been such a huge success! I loved doing it myself!

  8. What a wonderful gift! I can't wait for mine to arrive!

  9. I love you package- the blue & cream is one of my favorite combos