December 22, 2010

taco soup.

I love taco soup. I've created my own twist on it. My family went crazy and loved it. so, I thought i'd share it :] Enjoy. 


McCall’s Super Swell Taco Soup! 

Ingredients: 
2 lbs lean ground beef or ground turkey 
4-5 ounces tomato sauce 
1 cup of water 
2 cans cream of chicken 
2 cans pinto beans 
1 can white kidney beans 
1 pack frozen corn 
4 yellow squash 
2 tomatoes 
2 limes 
2 avocados 
1 packet mild taco seasoning 
¼ cup of garlic powder 
¼ cup of Ranch 
Grated cheese 
Sour cream 
Tortilla chips 



1-In a Dutch oven sized pot, brown ground beef (or turkey) with garlic powder and lime juice. 
2- Once browned, add cans of cream of chicken, cup of water, ranch, and tomato sauce. 
3-Dice tomatoes and squash and add to soup. Stir for 5 min, then let sit for 5 min. 
4-Add full pack of taco seasoning and stir well. 
5- Drain and add cans of pinto beans. 
6- Pour whole can of white kidney beans including juice. 
7-add frozen corn. 
8-let sit on stove covered for 10 min or till steamy hot. Serve. Top with tortilla chips, sour cream, grated cheese and avocado. 
Serves up to 10 people. Enjoy. 

December 13, 2010

FINALly.

It's finally finals week. Joy to the whole wide world of college students! I am stoked. I just had to do 4 major project,
I turn them in and.... Christmas break here I come!!
Things I'm lookin forward to for next semester....
*will be almost down to the 6th month missionary mark ;)
*I'm taking classes I'm actually interested in.
*I'm going to loose weight :)
*I get to start dancing and swimming again!
*no more silly art classes. (found out you really don't need an art degree to become a successful photographer.)
*I'm learning guitar :)
So there are a few things to look forward to.but most of all I'm excited for the break and chillin with the fam and friends.
Merry Christmas break!.... FINALly.

Random:
Check out this awesome picture of my dad as megamind. Lol


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December 9, 2010

I miss a certain boy.

so recently I've become super jealous of my those of my Elder friends who'll be coming home soon. I just miss my Brevin so much. 8 more months. I made this video to cheer me up =) Enjoy.
  video

December 8, 2010

dear finals...you suck + good luck elder hansen.

It's not even finals week till next week...
I am sooo overwhelmed.
I don't sleep well [hence me writing this at midnight]
I eat garbage. (well not literally, just that stuff that makes thunder thighs occur[which aren't needed, cuz they're already here])
I survive off Caffeine... Coke to be specific [as in the soda, not the drug. lol]
I want to pull my hair out
I want to severely damage something
I want to go ninja on my art board and break it in half as well as all other art things that i bought that are just going to go to waste.
I want to shred every piece of fabric in my room and glue it to the walls with the $10 glue gun i had to buy just for my art final, that also gave me a 2nd degree burn.
I want to paint the walls with the water colors i bought.... the teacher never got around to that assignment
I want to plant a money tree and hopefully it will grow from the college back to my pocket
I want to cry cuz institute ends tomorrow
I want to turn back time and take different classes cuz im not good enough to be an artist. Excuse me if you don't consider pushing a button that takes a picture an art.
next week have to stay till thursday to simply go to class and hand in an assignment... that i'm already done with. 
grrrrrrrr.
I just wanna go home! 



ON A HAPPIER NOTE! 
One of my best friends, Nate Hansen, entered the MTC today!
He'll be serving in Argentina. Cool eh? 
He really has been my best friend for the past year, and I really have no idea what the heck i'm going to do with myself when i go home on weekends. lol
                                                      I think he's pretty awesome
                                                     He's my husband number 4. lol
                              Good luck my dear buddy!