Saturday, January 16, 2010

Banana Muffins

I love this reciepe it was easy, good, and it made tons which around here is always a plus .


Makes 24 muffins


10 tablespoons butter

1 1⁄4 cups sugar

4 eggs

4 ripe bananas

1 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla

1 3⁄4 cups gluten-free flour blend, recipe follows

1⁄4 cup sweet rice flour (also called glutinous rice flour)

1 tablespoon baking powder

1⁄4 teaspoon xantham gum

Putting it together

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two 12-cup muffin pans with muffin liners or spray pans with non-stick spray. Cream butter and sugar; mix in eggs; add bananas and vanilla. Stir in flours, baking powder and xantham gum. Mix well.

Fill muffin cups 2⁄3 to 3⁄4 full.

Bake approximately 25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

Let cool and enjoy.



3⁄4 cup brown rice flour

1⁄3 cup tapioca flour

1⁄3 cup coconut flour

1⁄3 cup sorghum flour

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Friday, January 15, 2010

Father like Daughter

People always remind me my kids are nothing like me, they dont look like me and they have so many of my dear sweet husbands characteristics. Here are some pictures to show you what I mean .

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Clean clean clean

If you know me this wont surprise you but I am not so clean. I prefer daily to play with my kids, drink my coffee or coke and just hang out . Enjoying the moments each day before they are to big to want to enjoy them with me is a daily goal . Well because I am so concerned about missing them I forget about my house. Dishes go uncleaned, my laundry is always in piles around the house and besides getting vaccumed everyday that is all I am good for .

Do you clean everyday ? How do you find the time ?

But my IN-LAWS are coming and am I scared for them to see my mess! So what do you ask I do ? Do I clean myself ? no I cant there is way to much to do and I am just not that good in the first place. So what then ? I hire help . This sweet girl comes and loves my kids and cleans my house ! She can do both! I wish I could.

I know that when my in-laws come my house will be clean and my kids will be happy.Beat that !

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Wordless Wednesday

Been awhile and I dont think this picture needs a caption so I am stopping my words right about

Tuesday, January 12, 2010


Preschool starts April 12! I am scared. I am nervous. I dont know how I am gonna take it . But Riaan, he's ready. He will do amazing . He needs this .So now he just has to teach me how to be so brave.Dont you love this picture, they are all sitting in the playroom ( it was 11pm by the way)

How was your christmas ?

I know I am super late on this post but we are still recovering from the holidays around here . Our Christmas was easy going we woke up and my mom "nana" and my brother Cris " dude" were here . Riaans face looked like this when he was some presents that didn't need to be opened.

Even Lyla was excited to see her new toy that daddy already put together for her.

Everyone else though was exhausted from my birthday party the night before. After opening presents daddy and Riaan put together his new tool bench.

Thankfully after the ham was in the oven we were all ready to take a nap. Look at these sweet sleeping babies.

I am so Thankfully we decided to do Christmas. It was just the way I imagined it. We had an easy going day playing with toys, eating Chinese food left overs, watching funny movies and spending time together which in my opinion made the best Christmas.

Next year we will be traveling to Virgina for Christmas and I hope next year will be just as great.