Friday, June 5, 2009

Fun Friday!

There is gonna be a wild and crazy Paintin Day at the old Creager Studio today!!! I am having some Artist Friends and My Sis over for Art/Craft Day ...we do this every so often when we feel the Need to release artistic tension .... and it's gonna get messy...OOOOOOOOoooOoooo just how I like it. I think we are going to make purses today ...all I know is there will be lots of paint involved, sewing, beading, embellishing and who knows what else...all bets off. I have drop cloths spread on the patio floor, plastic sheeting on my work tables...tubes of paint,boxes of beads, stacks of fabric and who knows what else spread out every which away. Should be fun...these are some very talented ladies and fun gals to be with....and dare I say...just a wee bit crazy!
I will try to 'sneak' a few photos and post later...that is if they don't catch me doing that...and paint me into a corner...if that is the case...I will have them pop a pic of 'that'.

Everybody needs a 'Release' day... from the routine of life and work... Oh, and I am serving my famous 'Aunt Dodi's Chinese Chicken Salad' for lunch...YUM!!!

Get back to you later...Happy Friday Everyone



Designs By CK said...

TGIF & enjoy the art & crafts day!

...sounds SO FUN and wished I lived closer so I could play too! ~ LOL '-P)

Have a great weekend!

TGIF Hugs,
mE ((-:

Caseymini said...

Jodi, do we get the recipe for the Chicken Salad or is it a family secret? Your day sounds like a lot of fun!

Creager Studios said...

Hi Casey... Not a secret at dear Aunt Dodi gave it to me years ago and it always became a 'regular' asked for lunch at our classes...reaching fame by hitting the Internet after a class...LOL!
I will post if you like or send to you is yummy!


Creager Studios said...

Hi too...would be GREAT if you lived around the corner...but then, we would never get a single thing play play is my motto!!!

TGIF to you too..


Tallulah~Belle said...

Ohhh what a great idea...have loads of fun and get real messy :-)

Hope you manage to post some piccies.

MiniKat said...

Sounds like a blast! I'd like the recipe too, if you wouldn't mind posting it. :-)

Hope you all have fun!

rosanna said...

Semel in anno licet insanire. I wish I were a bit nearer to you and come and watch the going ons. It must be great fun. Have a fantastic Friday!

Whittaker's Miniatures said...

Cool, go WILD Jodi, have loads a fun, Kate and John xxx

julie campbell said...

Sounds like loads of fun Jodi, hope you post pics, and the recipe sounds fab too
Hope you had a brilliant day
julie xx

William Bezek said...

yummmm, Chinese chicken salad embellished and beaded.

The Ice Queen said...

What great fun! I find getting together like this with other artsy friend is great stimulation for the imgination as well as a wicked good time....that's why musicians have jam sessions, I'm told. And the food sounds good too!
Enjoy! And take pics...
Tabitha (aka susan)

nikkinikkinikki72 said...

I'm a bit late as usual. Hope you all had a lovely time. Sounds like fun!
Nikki x

The Carolina Quilter said...

Sounds like a lot of fun! Are you a member of Fiber Arts Mixed Media? Susan Sorrells started it and lots of big name artists around the world are members (I am but I'm certainly no big name--haha!). You'll have to post pix of your endeavors!
Glad I'm not the only one who wears many hats. Only you seem to accomplish quite a bit more . . .hmmmm . . . what am I not doing right? Maybe I can blame it on three kids and a part-time gig and a full-time house and farm???!

Mini Leaps and Bounds

Marie S said...

How is it going?

Creager Studios said...


OK...for those that wanted the recipe for the Chinese Chicken Salad here it is.. trust is GOOOOOOD...

Aunt Dodi’s Chinese Chicken Salad

4 skinless boneless chicken breasts
1 or 2 heads of lettuce
½ pkg Mufan Brand rice stick (follow directions on package for frying)
6 green onions chopped
1 small package sliced almonds (toasted in oven)
¼ cup sesame seeds (toasted in oven)
½ lb fresh snow peas (steamed in Micro Wave oven or stove)

2 tbles sugar
3 tbles. Rice vinegar
½ tsp. Black pepper
1 tsp. Sesame oil
1 tsp. Salt
½ cup oil
Mix in jar and set aside (can be made day earlier)

Teriyaki Sauce (Marinade)
½ cup soy sauce
¼ cup sherry
½ cup white Karo Syrup
½ cup sugar
chopped fresh garlic and ginger (any amount you desire)

Mix Marinade...Pour oven chicken in a baking dish, bake in 325 degree oven for 1 hour. Cool and cut into bite size pieces. Put the chicken in a zip lock bag with the marinade that you cooked in and let marinate again oven night...(or for a few hours, depending how well you like it marinated). I drain it in the morning....(or after a few hours) Cook Rice Sticks. Oven toast almonds and sesame seeds...(or pan roast) Lightly steam Peas till just soft but still crunchy. Tear lettuce and put in large bowl and mix in all other ingredients...adding the Rice Sticks last....toss well....serve. ENJOY!!!