Friday, March 30, 2012

Fun For Friday - Mega Fun

Happy Friday!

This week I changed my snowman quilt in the hall for this fun free pieced house quilt I made in 2005.


I bought Mega ball lottery tickets on Tuesday - that was fun.  I didn't win.

I made Ba-Hanna bread to send to my daughter at college.  Hanna loves banana bread, so I've renamed it in her honor at our house.

We've tried a lot of recipes but this one is our new favorite.  It's from All Recipes.com (which has a wonderful iPad app) click here for recipe.  I decided to make 2 loaves.  I use 2 bowls to keep things straight.


I think the secret is the fact that the bananas are sliced, not mashed and it also has sour cream - delicious!


Since I was making 2 loaves, I decided to try one with Splenda baking blend for me.  It is a blend of sugar and sweetener.  The batter looks the same.


But wait; it didn't bake the same.


After a few minutes of cooling, I had a big sink hole in my loaf.


I carved around it and I have to say that it tastes great.  I lost quite a bit of loaf in the middle, but the rest was good.


It was fun to buy flowers for a vase that I won at the White Elephant exchange at the retreat.  It was my friend Margarets, which makes even more special to me.


For mega fun, I bought another set of mega lottery tickets for tonights drawing.  You have to play to win, right?


Have a fun weekend everyone!

14 comments:

  1. Thanks for the recipe link Barb -- I'm always looking for a good banana bread recipe -- I LOVE banana bread too and I'm thinking it may have a new name in our house, now that you mention it.
    ;-D
    I'm so excited about your lottery ticket -- now we'll be able to stand together in the winners circle LOL!

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  2. Nice post! Love your pretty vase--very special.

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  3. Cheerful House quilt, and the flower vase is so pretty. Fresh and spring-y at your home!

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  4. I'm just here to burst your bubble. I bought lottery tickets too and I know I'm going to win the 540,000,000! : )

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  5. If your the winner it definetly will be a happy Friday! Your vase just made me smile. How fun is that.

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  6. Love your house quilt! The dice in the garden seem to go with your lottery fun. Good luck!

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  7. XXXXXXXX! Those are my fingers crossed for you to win the
    lottery! Just think how much fabric you could buy...LOL

    :) Carolyn

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  8. the bread looks delicious~!
    good luck on the lottery drawing.

    :-)
    libbyQ

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  9. You gotta be in it to win it - absolutely!
    You could open a retreat for quilters...

    Love the post - ba-hanna bread, flowers - such fun.

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  11. "Fun" is a great way to describe your wonderful quilt!
    Thanks for the tip on the IPad app - I love the internet for recipes.
    Good luck with the lottery.

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  12. Those are just my kind of colors in your house quilt! Did you get a new header? Really like it too. Fun times at your house!

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  13. BaHanna Bread, What a fabulous name!! Buying lotto tickets is buying dreaming time. Sometimes I wont get a ticket checked so I can dream a little longer about what i'd like. My dream's pretty simple, enough money so I have less work and more playing in my sewing room. Oh and I'd fly over to the US for a sewing day with my favourite bloggers. That vase is so fabulously quirky!!

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