Monday, October 01, 2007

Pie and a give-away!

Joe is totally burned out. Work is tough on him, he gets phone calls at all hours of the night and he's not been sleeping all that great. I stopped at the grocery store on the way home from work and bought some berries and some frozen pie crusts. (I tried making my own crust ONCE. It was such a disaster I swore I'd never ever do it again).

Anyways, I came home from work and made this:



Honestly? That doesn't really appeal to me, even though I'll eat my fair share of it. I'm more of a chocolate cake kinda gal. He will go bananas for it though. I'll be his hero for an hour or so tonight :)

I've also decided that it's time for another give-away. Simply leave a comment on this post in the next few days and I'll randomly pick a name (or two) and send the winners some of my new Gocco cards.



And lastly, I want to just let it be known that I try really hard to reply to all commenters, but sometimes I'm not able to find an e-mail address to reply to. If you've left a comment and I haven't replied it might be because I can't find your address, not because I don't want to!

31 comments:

Jada2929 said...

I don't do pie crusts either. No matter how hard I try, the store ones always taste better!

Karin said...

I think it looks delicious and the cards are adorable :)

miguette said...

I'm having a bit of Gocco envy. I'm hoping my hubby will catch onto the hints I've been giving him and I'll have a Gocco under my Christmas tree this year.

I always love a good giveaway. I want to have one too, but I don't think I get enough hits to my site yet. Soon, hopefully.

I'm not much of a pie eater, but that one looks pretty damn good to me!

Tsoniki said...

I've been lucky to have kind of mastered my Grandma and Mom's pie crust - not that I could tell you how off the top of my head! I usually have to have one of them on the phone with me while I make it.

I think I'm going to make banana bread - I don't have chocolate chips otherwise I'd just make cookies. :)

Bonnie D. said...

I love pie better than most any dessert and yours looks wonderful!

Those cards are adorable. I have no idea what a a Gocco is but it sure does make cute cards. LOL!

lera said...

Hmm. So you'll be his hero for an hour or so. What *exactly* does that mean? lol

rohanknitter said...

Drooling over that pie!
I'd love to win a card, they are so cute!

amandajean said...

I hope that work gets better for Joe soon. that is such a hard situation when work is overtaxing.

that pie looks great!

feli said...

I love your Gocco cards. I am still trying to experiment with mine. Yours are brilliant

Felicia said...

Yeah, I'm all about some chocolate cake myself. But what a beautiful pie, I'm sure he'll love it.

Janice said...

I buy the Robin Hood pie crust mix and they come out just like home made. I used to get my mom to make pastry for me but her arthritis is too bad these days. Your pie looks very yummy. I love the cards by the way.

randi---i have to say said...

You are very sweet to your joe! The pie looks yummy!

Christy said...

First the tag punch, now the Gocco machine. Feeling a little jealous here! Love those cards.

I'm a chocolate cake girl too, but I sure would like some of that pie. :)

Chara Michele said...

I totally leave any complicated cooking or baking to Ben. I tried baking cookies once (um yeah, should be simple right) and totally had to throw the whole batch out (I think I even cried about it:).

I still love those cards:) Crossing my fingers!

Chelsea said...

I've been hearing about Goccos quite a bit lately. Hmm...maybe one will be coming to my house soon?

DiddleDaddleDesigns said...

Just found your blog through Pink Purl. I don't do pie crusts either. The pie looks yummy even with premade pie crusts.

I am not familiar with Gocco but the cards are adorable.

Teresa

Funky Finds said...

yummy! i want pie!

Diane said...

Yummo! That pie is making me hungry. And the cards are making me envious!

kirsten said...

if i win, can i have some pie, too? :)

Regina said...

I prefer chocolate cake as well, which does not mean that I would refuse a piece of pie.

You cards are so nice. Very clever design.

Mary Sarah said...

The pie looks fantastic! I'm with you though ... chocolate cake is great! Love your cards too!

Crafty B said...

Hi Karyn,
Now that I'm back and caught up to date with everything I want to know more about this Gocco machine! How does it work? Never heard of them in the UK but I want one!!

Ivy Arts said...

The cards look great. Gocco looks like such fun.

The secret to pie crust is to make it in your food processor. It comes together really easily. I made chocolate chip cookies for my son (and me) yesterday but my husband would prefer your pie.

Artsy Momma said...

I am a card collecting addict. Free cards are my biggest addiction *smile*

twirlypinkribbons said...

I love your Christmas cards! You're inspiring me to make some of my own this Christmas too. Thanks!

Tracy said...

I love pie...yours looks great. But I like cake, too..Got sugar--I'll take it! LOL! Aren't you a good wifey...I'm sure Joe was thrilled with the pie. Your cards are wonderful! Lately I've had to stop replying to comments--I loved doing it, but have had to make some pc-less time thesedays as more and more my life is spent in from to the computer. Don't worry about comments...We love just coming here ((HUGS))

atet said...

Nope, no pie crusts here -- pre-made or frozen baby! Though I must say -- that pie, heated up, with a bit of ice cream on top-- sounds like a winner to me! Love those cards!

Pieces said...

My husband and I are the same way. He loves pie. I love chocolate. Which is good--I'm not tempted by his pie.

Love the cards!

Katie Jean said...

gosh I hope I'm not too late! I sure do love those cards!

Carolyn said...

Love the cards, you do great work.

Your pendants are beautiful also.

Could you lay a ruler or coin next to the pendants when taking the photo, for size reference?

Thanks

Sharon said...

Beautiful cards - guess I'm showing by ignorance here because I don't know what a Gocco is...maybe I better read more of your posts.
BTW, that pie looks really yummy! I'm not letting my hubby see the photo or he'll be wanting me to bake one for him.