Saturday, March 14, 2009

Carnival Day

we munched on animal crackers - Yummy




everyone wore Party Hat's - (I made this for a past swap)





King Gizmo attended the carnival with me, but got a wee sleepy






Wee tiny clowns I have several & will find some way of using them or else Etsy







Image from the book: The Circus Baby - we just loved the elephants




Yes, it's finally here the best carnival in all of blogland!


Are you in the mood for fun? Do you love majic? Do you love carnivals? Do you have an imagination?


Well get yourself over to Lisa Kettells Carnival Soiree http://faerieenchantment.blogspot.com/ if you didn't make it yet be sure to go. You won't be sorry you stopped by.

Lisa is the Queen of Carnival she welcomes you right in & promises fun & inspiration.


I was hoping to create some "Carnival Art" in honor of the day, but alas time got away from me please enjoy my photos, & try some of this super easy melt in your mouth Recipe for Caramel Corn.

Hulless Caramel Corn Puffs

1 bag hulless / puff corn
1 stick butter
1/4 white Karo syrup
1/2 tsp salt

Microwave above ing. on high for 2 min. Take out & stir. Microwave again on high for 2 min. Take out add 1 teaspoon vanilla, & 1 teaspoon baking soda. Mix well. Pour 1/2 of mixture over puff corn in large brown grocery bag. Shake well. Microwave on high for 90 seconds. Remove & shake well. Add remaining mixture, shake well. Microwave 90 seconds, remove shake well. Micowave another 90 seconds. Remove, shake well, Spread on wax paper to cool.

Let me know if you try this :0)

Jill






8 comments:

Tumbleweed Trails said...

The carnival sure tuckered King Gizmo out. Love his little party hat. MMmm, yummy animal crackers.

Lydia said...

King Gizmo is so Handsome! Is he still at the soiree? I'd love to meet him:)

By the way, have you seen my friend, Mr. Auguste Unica, the clown???

faerie enchantment said...

I am having so much fun at your carnival, loving the hats and all the carnival eye candy. This recipe for Hulless Caramel Corn Puffs, looks so good, I can't wait to try it!

P.S. Make sure you come by and leave a comment on post no. 7 for the giveaways!

Magic and Carnival Joy!
Lisa!

Deborah said...

LOVE Gizmo in the hat! It really IS his look. I have a black little chihuahua named Gizmo!

Her Art Nest said...

I loved the photo of King Gizmo....the hat is just too sweet! Thanks for sharing the great photos. Take care, Nan

Christine said...

I agree with everyone else..I think Gizmo is the hit of the Soiree/Party! Anything involving caramel corn is worth trying:) Thanks for sharing and nice to meet you!
~Christine :)

Whim & Fancy Designs said...

ohh , tahnks for the recipe!!
xoxxo, Ann-Denise

Amy Flowe said...

Thanks for visiting me Jill, I don't think I'll make ZNE conv. this year- I just had baby twins and I have my hands a little full! I love your circus theme- I love the little clowns- too cool! King Gizmo is the best!