Wednesday, May 1, 2013

May For Me


May Day on May 1 is an ancient Spring Festival and it is also a traditional spring holiday in many cultures.  Traditional May Day rites and celebrations include dancing, crowning a May Queen and celebrations involving a maypole.

Well I didn't dance around any May Poles, but we had another lovely day so there was some ME time to just take a walk outdoors and enjoy the weather. Oh, and Stewarts is having their Ice Cream Sale Week, so my SIL and I HAD to go stock up on ice cream - will be great for some other ME moments (wink).

TUTORIAL


My tutorial offering are these greatl May Day Basket patterns HERE - I thought they would make great Mother's Day craft gifts, too!

RECIPE

Did you know that May is also National Strawberry Month?  So I have a 5-minute ME strawberry desert.


Desert Nachos

  • Packaged plain Nachos - I like the cinnamon/sugar nacho strips (or make your own by taking 3-4 soft tortillas, sprinkle with cinnamon/sugar, warm in oven then cut into pieces) 
  • 1 1/5 cups strawberries hulled and chopped coursely (or frozen, thawed); sprinkle with 1 1/5 Tsp of sugar and toss to coat
  • 8 oz. Vanilla Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup shred coconut 

line bowl with Nachos, serving of yogurt , add some strawberries and top with coconut 
Option - frozen yogurt or ice cream and shaved chocolate

I hope you enjoy your May,
Sewingly Yours,
Sharon

11 comments:

  1. I would never think of using corn chips (that's what we call them in Australia) for a dessert. Sounds very interesting.

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  2. Anything with strawberries sounds good to me. Happy May Day.

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  3. That's a first for me as well, but I think I'll try that. Happy May Day!

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  4. Love the May Basket Idea!
    That would be a neat treat with Nachos! I need to try that!
    Happy May for Me!

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  5. Your recipe sounds lovely. Here it's way to early for fresh strawberries yet, so I'll have to wait to try it.

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  6. Love the picture. Nice tutorial. Yummy desert <3
    Happy May For Me!

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  7. Seeing those strawberries makes me think I should check on our rhubarb! Thanks for the fun post!

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  8. Cute May baskets. I will have to try the strawberry nachos.

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  9. YUM!!! Looks absolutely delicious! And those May baskets are simply darling :*)

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  10. Happy May! I hope you are enjoying the lovely weather we've been having. Yeah to something yummy with strawberries.

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