Thursday, September 8, 2011

To Die For Blueberry Muffins


I am not a morning person at all. When my daughter screams Mommy in the morning all I want to do is hide under the covers for a few more minutes. So usually I am not in the mood to make a huge breakfast either. I like something that is good and quick.

Lately Virginia has been on a blueberry kick. She loves her some blueberry waffles. When I was at the grocery store I grabbed her some fresh blueberries. Well don't you know my silly goose turned up her nose at the blueberries. I don't like wasting food so I decided to make blueberry muffins. I usually always use the store brought muffin packs. But I ran across this To Die For Blueberry Muffin recipe on AllRecipes and decided to give it a shot.


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease muffin cups or line with muffin liners. I always like to have one muffin spot that has two liners. Like my mother I tell my family that the one that gets the double liner is going to have a lucky day. Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, 3/4 cup sugar, salt and baking powder.


Place vegetable oil into a 1 cup measuring cup; add the egg and enough milk to fill the cup. Mix this with flour mixture.


Fold in blueberries. Fill muffin cups right to the top, and sprinkle with crumb topping mixture.


To Make Crumb Topping: Mix together 1/2 cup sugar, 1/3 cup flour, 1/4 cup butter, and 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon. Mix with fork, and sprinkle over muffins before baking.


Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until done.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Everyone Deserves a Second Chance!

The Mommies Network would like to thank everyone who participated in the National Auction! Twenty-five percent of the proceeds from the auction will go to support Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep. The remaining 75 percent of funds raised will be used to further The Mommies Network mission to provide a safe, secure, FREE place for mothers to find support and encouragement from other mothers and to empower them to be better women, parents, and community leaders.
 
The Mommies Network National Auction received a number of last-minute donations! These new items, along with some previously listed, will go up for sale in a limited-time Second Chance Auction! Get your shop on Sept. 5–11 on the National Forum!
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Monday, September 5, 2011

Your Week Just Got Busy!


We have a great week ahead of us filled with fun events!  Check out the calendar on CentralPiedmontMommies to RSVP to any of these events. 

Monday: Labor Day Bubbles, Play, and Lunch
  Tuesday: Boo Hoo Breakfast
New Member Chat
Wednesday: Baker's Creek Walk
Thursday: Play Date
Friday: Baker's Creek Walk
Saturday: Language Party

If you aren't a member of CentralPiedmontMommies yet and would like to join us at one of these events this week, take a few minutes to register.  It is FREE and easy! 
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