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Friday, September 17, 2010

Lotsa pink around here.....

It seems, right here at summer's end,
a LOT of PINKNESS has been showing up around Sweet Nothings cottage...
and it all seems to have something to do with....
First of all...
I found these TWO
at the DOLLAR GENERAL STORE close to my house for half price...
$1.00 each...just precious and just PERFECT to serve GRANDS a
delicious treat...
MIZZ DEEDS, my most youngest grandgirl,
was spending the weekend with me and
these pink banana boats
were TALKING to us..
"banana splits....we need banana splits"
OF COURSE we started gathering the luscious ingredients of a
just the way SHE wanted it..
(O, yes...$2.00 for the two banana split boats and $1,000.00 for ingredients....
but......that's what grandmothers do, you know !! ;>))
Fresh strawberries.....fresh, ripe bananas....
Our eyes were dancing by this make SOME girls happy..
...fresh fruits going in to make a BANANA SPLIT makes US happy....uh hu !!!
May I just say that THIS was a WORK OF ART....
A delicious bed of fresh BANANAS....
#1.....Vanilla Bean Ice Cream..
#2.....Fresh Strawberries...
#3.....HOT Fudge...
#4.....Paula Deen's WONDERFUL Ice Cream Topping PECANS...
#5.....Creamy Whipped Cream...
#6.....with CHERRIES ON TOP !!...
TOTAL $1000.00 (well, nearly !) :>)
The pinkness girl didn't waste a minutes time on chowing down on this beauty..!
Believe me when I say you NEVAH get too old for HOT FUDGE...
My pretty girl was getting after that delicious
I mean, she was gettin' down to business with it...
I'm not even sure she TASTED those pink cookies...
her mouth was too full of ICE CREAM.....:))

said they were "GOOD TO THE LAST DROP" ! :-))
Linking with:

Thanks so much to all the hosts of these fun memes every week.

of the
Kathleen Grace said...
At Sweet Nothings there once lived a wonderfully floral pig.
So pink and sweet, I shed some tears,
The piggy even had blue ears.
A curly tail and painted toes,
a precious little piggy nose.
Another one of BJ's finds, it danced on the table,
among the pork rinds.
I'd gladly bring it home with me,
and listen to it squeal Wheeee!
You are so cute, Kathy Grace..
Please send me your mailing address..(I have it somewhere...but, where?) and I will put this
little piggy in a box, ship her right off to you so that she can cry
WEE WEE WEE all the way home !!
My thanks to everyone.....


xinex said...

I like the dotted ice cream dishes, BJ, but I like the ice cream the most, Mmmmm....Yummy!...Christine

Anonymous said...

Hi BJness! Oh, what cute pinkness of bowls for that banana split! It looks fantastic! Your little grand is a doll and I can see she's going to town on that yummy substance!
Shoot! I didn't win! But congrats to your winner.
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Yum, yum, BJ! I so love banana splits and especially the hot fudge! What fun to enjoy a split with your sweet granddaughter. Happy Pink Saturday and have a wonderful weekend.


nannykim said...

wow, I can't remember the last time I had a banana split.....!

Debby said...

Okay, now my mouth is watering for the yummy ice cream. Love the bowls. Hot fudge is my favorite. So much fun with your cuties.

Lynn said...

Hey BJ! Cute banana boats, great looking ice cream goodies, beautiful granddaughter-have fun!

Kathleen Grace said...

Don't tell me that little girl was able to eat that WHOLE banana split!? It was a true work of art and I am sure it was worth every penny:>) I bought a banana split boat at Salvation Army tonight so I can show you my version soon. I think you'll like it!
I'm so excited about Hattie coming to live with me, thank you BJ!

Blondie's Journal said...

As have me craving sweets!! How do you always manage to do that to me, BJ??!!!

Love the new pink bowls and I think I might just head out for some special ingredients!! ;-D


Sarah said...

Now that's one delicious looking banana split. This post is full of pinkoliciousness!

Congratulations to Kathleen Grace. Her little poem was really cute! ~ Sarah

Nana's Fun Stuff said...

Oh they are just cute!! You can adopt me as one of your older grandgirls :) lol

Jacalyn @ said...

The dishes are so adorable, as is your granddaughter! And, I must say your are correct. You are never too old for hot fudge, yum!

Happy PS,

GardenOfDaisies said...

Have you ever seen such sweet pinkness? Now I have to ask....Did she sleep that night? LOL! I am really looking forward to the day when I can have fun times with grandchildren. (Not yet... gotta get my kids though college first.)

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Happy Pink Saturday BJ Sweetie...
What a beautiful share today. Love the little grand daughter, isn't she just a bundle of love? Love the little banana boats that you found, just perfect. I haven't heard of Paula Deans ice cream topping pecans, I am going to have to check that out.

Oh if it wasn't so late I would be headed out to the grocery store for a few special ingredients myself. Yummy BJ, you always make me hungry. You are the best cook, and make the best treats. I need to pop by for a visit. No wonder the grands love to stop by.

Thanks for sharing sweetie. Hope you have a beautiful weekend. Many hugs and so much love, Sherry

Sue said...

You make Blondie and me really hungry when you show us all your goodies!! How fun to create these masterpieces and share with a precious grand-girl. yummers....
~ Sue (who is now craving a banana split)

Annesphamily said...

What a fun grandma you are! I love the look of those banana splits! I also love the way you post. You have such a wonderful writing ability. I am so glad I know you. Hugs Anne

Seams to Sew and Quilt said...

BJ what a cute little grand daughter.. now you have me wanting a banana split at 10 at night... oh no to close to bed time but I really really want one. Glad you two had fun with it.

Tara said...

I BET it was tasty! It looks mighty yummy for certain. I hope you had one too! Happy Pink Saturday and have a wonderful weekend!

Lisa ~Suburban Retreat~ said...

Happy Pink Saturday BJ. Your granddaughter is precious and the banana split looks divine. Have a great weekend.

dana said...

Happy Pink Saturday!! YUM! Your banana splits looked mighty fine....and that adorable grandgirl is tooooo cute!! It appears she is a lover of that terrific dessert! LOVE your dishes! I'm certain even our beloved Paula Deene would flip over your concoction!

Your photos are wonderful, too! Hope you have a splendid weekend. I'm getting ready to hit the farmer's market for PUMPKINS!! :)
L, Dana

Maggie said...

Hi BJ,
Just too scrumptious for words. I haven't eaten a dessert like that since my last visit to the States, it must be time to go back for another!
Have a delicious weekend.

Carolyn said...

BJ, that was one of the yummiest banana splits I have seen in a long time! Lucky little girl....she is beautiful BTW! :)
Hugs, Carolyn ~ Cottage Sunshine

Anonymous said...

What an adorable post! LOVE IT! I love being a grama, too - and doing anything with my granddaughter is always good. Thanks for sharing a really cute post!

Happy Pink Saturday!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Congrats Kathy Grace! What a cute poem! And as far as the dessert...I have to walk away! heehee! I better start running! I'm sure I will gain just looking at that! But when I was a kid...I could eat anything! lol ♥

Denise Marie said...

I saw that whole line at my Walgreens/CVS pharmacy. I got a big mug to make a candy bouquet...won't that be cute. I had to hold back not to buy the whole lot of those pretty pieces.

Gail said...

Wonderful post BJ. Love those dishes, how cut and they can only make a delicious banana split taste even better. Your grand girl is a cutie. Happy PS.

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Yummy!!! Your granddaughter really was enjoying that ice cream! Happy Pink Saturday! Blessings~~~ Daphne

LV said...

Since I already have a little piggy like yours, it is okay for someone else to win. I wish I could have shared the day with your grandchildren. Love banana splits.

Unknown said...

G'day BJ ~ Another calorie counting scrumptious delight! & my favorite cookies in the hole world! Darling is so cute tearing into that delight!

Have a beautiful weekend ~
TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

Stephanie Suzanne Designs said...

Happy PiNk, BJ,

That banana split looks divine!! And I love the pink that you found.

Now....paleez! Since Blogger has added this new SPAM folder I can't find anywhere how to turn off my word verification. There used to be a "comments" section where you could type in what you want your comment window to say, to set {or NOT} word verification, turn on or off post moderation.

It's GONE!! Vanished...hee hee I looked at it over a week ago thinking I need to turn that thingie off but found that I had gone to The Twilight Zone. :0)

So if you don't mind go into your blog panel and find it for me and come tell me. If all these options are still there then something has disappeared in my settings. That's the best I can tell....or else I'm having a senior brain dead moment..which is very likely these days..LOL

Hugs to you,

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

Happy Pink Saturday, BJ!
Your post just made me hungry!!!! Love the banana split dishes because of their sweet colors....I am on the lookout for some corn dishes....wish I could come across some in these colors!

Your granddaughter is cute as can be!!!!

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

Yum! I haven't thought of those pink cookies for ages! They look good too!

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Wow! Those look great BJ! The fresh fruit puts it right over the top!

DeclutterLady said...

Wow that sundae looks amazing!

Marina Capano said...

what cute pinkness of bowls for that banana split! It looks fantastic!

Happy Pink Saturday and have a wonderful weekend.


The Tablescaper said...

Oh so much fun and so much PINK!

- The Tablescaper

Sue said...

Such cute dishes, even cuter grandgirl. My little grands are coming in just a little while. Hubby loves it because I buy Poptarts! It is the only time I buy them. Now, he could have Poptarts if he wanted them anytime, but no...only with those little boys:)

Kathleen said...

You are the best gma! And that little one ate the whole thing? Maybe Gpa helped??
Congrats to to Kathy, she is a great gal!

Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

I KNEW when I saw that picture in your link up that I didn't need to come over and look at this so late at night. YUM doesn't even beginn to describe how that looks to me, and I REALLY don't need to eat anything at this hour of the night, but I think I'm going to HAVE to get a bowl of ice cream! I know I'm not going to look as cute eating as Deeds looks! Thank you for linking this cutie with her delicious looking ban. split to Favorite Things Sat. Tell Deeds I said thanks a lot for all of the extra callories she's causing me to consume! laurie

Julie Harward said...

Oh my heck...that banana split is sending me straight to my freezer...looks so good! What a fun thing to do with a little grand daughter! ;D

Theresa said...

OMG what a cutie eating that banana split and precious bowls! It looks so tasty and the bowls are just too cute!

Enjoy your Sunday my friend! HUGS!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for stopping by the new Back Porch.

The old page just up and vanished last Tuesday. I am thinking a hacker liked my custom domain...because it showed up elsewhere. Not to was a freebie or I would have had a bigger conniption fit! I can tell you, I channeled my strong Texas Woman grandmother a time or two last week!;-)

The dishes are cute and I love the looks of the banana split and your g'kiddo enjoying it! She is a cutie pie.

FarmHouse Style said...

Oooohhh, I haven't had a banana split in years... sounds like the perfect desert for Sunday dinner. I love the the photos of your Grand enjoying it to the last drop!

Congrats to Kathy on the darling little pig:-)


The Tablescaper said...


Thanks so much for being a part of SEASONAL SUNDAYS!

- The Tablescaper

Mary Bergfeld said...

This was such a cute post! I really loved it. I hope you had a wonderful Pink Saturday. Blessings...Mary

Anonymous said...

Good grief BJ...I am drooling right now. I wanna banana split right now!!!! :) Happy Pink belated Saturday. xoxo Lynn

Your adorable wine/shot bags are in the mailbox waiting for the postlady to pick them up tomorrow. You will love them!! Thank you and hugs :)

Stephanie Suzanne Designs said...

Hi BJ,

Thanks so much...I was looking within the NEW Comment tab for the word verification instead of going into the Settings. Big, DUH! Blogger does this just to baffle and confuse some of us..LOL

I've turned it off so it won't take long to see if anything undesirable makes it's way through.

Have a great day,
Stephanie ♥

Debbiedoos said...

I will be over in a minute....WOW that looked so good BJ!!~ Cute cute dishes too...very charming post.

D. Jean Quarles said...

Yum!!!!! Happy belated Pink. Just getting around. I seem to always be behind. Hope you had a great day.

CHERI said...

Oh, Sugar...that banana split looks absolutely delicious!!! Haven't had one of those since I was a kid as I can remember. Nothing like spending special time with the grands!!!

Stephanie Suzanne Designs said...

Hi BJ,

Yes, I know about all this stuff and have my comments window personalized and I also have my comment moderation set for any comments on posts over 14 days old require my approval. It was another way to stop the bad spammers from posting automatically since they love leaving it in old posts.

I just went "brain dead" over this new COMMENT tab that was added and failed to look in the Settings tab to find the comments tab that I needed..

Thanks for reminding me where it was! I think I'm back on track again. I haven't blogged a whole lot this summer and have missed the introduction of these new Blogger things.

I'm so glad you are keeping up with all of this new stuff!

Hugs to you,
Stephanie ♥

JEANNE said...

Hi bj, I am late commenting on your wonderful, awesome, delicious, delightful, stupendous,(possibly not a word) and most mouth watering banana split. Watching Deeds eating it, is adorable. Great pics as always. Who needs a pink cookie anyway? Smile.

I have been gone 4 days with my sister on another buying trip to Ohio, KY and every antique mall in between. I arrived home late Sunday night. I found a couple of treasures. She found a LOT!!! We had so much fun. That is why I have not been by.

Love you bunches and congrats to the piggy winner. Her poem was so cute.
Jeanne xoxoxo

Life on the Edge said...

Those are darling! I am going to have to check out one of our local Dollar Stores. I pass one every day on my way home from work. But as darling as the dishes are, nothing compares with your little Deeds!

What a fun precious day to have shared!

Life on the Edge