The Children’s HopeChest store is officially closed!! Thank you for supporting the 2012 Mission Trip Giveaway … supporting Haiti & Moldova projects!!!
I need your help bloggers! Will you blog about the Simply Love Haiti and Man Up Moldova project Children HopeChest and help me spread the word to your readers! You can take a peek at the past two weeks of mission posts and use any content and photos to help you share the Mission Trip Giveaway! I want to make this as simple as possible for you to share. Read More
HopeChest T-shirts are back! Buy your exclusive, limited edition t-shirt from Children’s HopeChest today in our online store. We don’t do this very often, so if you want a shirt: don’t wait. Giveaway ends on March 18th on My Crazy Adoption blog. Your t-shirt purchase helps orphans in Haiti, supports sex trafficking survivors in Moldova, and enters you to win a free mission trip with HopeChest! Read More
The Story of a Child Slave. When I stayed at Haiti Home of Hope (HHH) there was one little boy that captured my heart the second I met him. His name is Wiskindly and he was a former child slave. Both his parents died and he was sent to live with his uncle and aunt, but worked as their slave in Pignon. He was abused and broken … somehow finding his way to the clinic at HHH with his slave
owners. Jennifer told me when she saw Wiskindly’s eyes filled with fear, it brought her to tears.
In 24 hours, you will have the chance to join the craziness to WIN a Children’s HopeChest mission trip + support two special projects simply with the purchase of a tee shirt. We are SO EXCITED to kick off on March 5th the Simply Love – Man Up projects partnering with Tom Davis and his amazing ministry. Read More
I’m sooooo excited to announce our 2nd collaboration with Tom Davis and Children’s HopeChest ministry starting March 5th right here on My Crazy Adoption! This will be the craziest, biggest, heart pounding 2 week project we’ve ever done together! We have two projects we are raising funds for in Haiti and Moldova, as well as GIVING AWAY a special mission trip (value: $3,000) to one mission-hearted blogger! 1 tee = 1 entry to win! (Zoie’s excited for you to win!)
Winners: 1. Kate Gosling 6/15 2. Suzane 6/16, 3. Linda Faulkner 6/17, 4. Eunice b 6/17, 5. Donna C 6/16, 6. Patty 6/16, 7. Leigh Littlefield 6/15, 8. Kimberly 6/16, 9. Joni Sweet 6/17, 10. Carmen Drunckeniller 6/15… email me and leave me your mailing address. Way to go!!
I read Priceless in 24 hours! I’m thrilled to help launch the Priceless Blog Tour and spread the word to my readers about this incredible fictional account of an orphaned girl trapped in the sex trade. Tom Davis rocks!! I want to hear your book reviews on Priceless… what did you think about the book? Lets start a book club chat today:))
Welcome to My Crazy Adoption blog! I’m a big follower (like you) of Tom Davis and Children’s HopeChest Ministries. I was so honored to host their 1st Valentine’s Day Project and “you” helped raise a TON of funds for new shoes for orphans in Ethiopia. This week, I’m so excited to be a part of a new special project for HopeChest and Destiny Foods Direct. They are partnering and working together to feed orphans all over the world. I was thrilled to be asked to cook and blog about their project, as well as share a meal with you!
Zoie and I went crazy when this big box was delivered at our door. I love how they make a bold statement with the packaging … right off you know you are making a difference in the lives of orphans. Is this cool or what? I have prepared two delicious recipes for you and even have a fun ‘Flip’ video of my awesome hubby grill’n the meat and showing off his skills.
A word from Destiny Foods Direct:
“Everyone need and buys food, but how you biy your food can change the world. We get our juicy, prime and choice cut meats from the heartland of America served safely, direct to your door, which is readically more efficient and easier on your pocket book. We take the savings to feed a care for ORPHANS around the world with accredited care givers. We are changing the world through food.
All you do is take a few minutes to place your order online and withing 1-2 weeks your food arrives. Together, we can change the way America shops for food. Your food feeds twice!“ EVERY box results in a minimum of $50 donation back to HopeChest.
My Crazy Easy Chicken Recipe:
Step by Step Cooking Video- Part 1 & 2
What You Need!
- 4 small boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1 lb.)
- 2 Tbsp. flour
- 1 Tbsp. oil
- 3/4 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
- 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
COAT - chicken with flour. Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook 5 to 6 min. on each side or until cooked through (165°F). Remove chicken from skillet, reserving drippings in skillet. Cover chicken to keep warm.
ADD – broth to skillet; stir to scrape up browned bits from bottom of skillet. Add cream
cheese; cook 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is melted and sauce starts to thicken, stirring constantly with wire whisk.
RETURN – chicken to skillet; turn over to coat both sides of chicken with sauce. Cook 2 min. or until chicken is heated through. Sprinkle with parsley.
My Crazy Easy Beef recipe:
Step by Step Video with grill master, Roger-
Notice a few things here…
1. This steak is trimmed of excess fat. There’s a nice marbled look to it–but the unnecessary fat is gone–a major plus since fat = weight and you buy steak by the pound.
2. Harder to tell from the photos–but each of these steaks was individually vacuum packed and quick frozen. They thaw super-quick, and a fresh and ready to go.
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 dash hot pepper sauce
- 3/4 pound (3/4 inch thick) boneless beef sirloin steak
In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the soy sauce, sesame seeds, garlic, oil, brown sugar, pepper and hot pepper sauce. Pierce steak on both sides with a fork; place in the bag. Seal and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
- Drain and discard marinade. Grill the steak, covered, over medium heat for 7-9 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145 degrees F; medium, 160 degrees F; well-done, 170 degrees F).
Original Recipe Yield 2 servings.
Simply Love Moldova. You can purchase this brand new Simply Love Country at Brittany’s blog.
Destiny Foods Direct ‘food facts’
Destiny Foods Direct will FedEx a 45-day supply of beef, pork, and poultry right to your door. Each piece of meat is individually quick frozen, and packed in a hard foam box with dry ice.
Why buy meat this way?
First, it’s cheaper. Destiny Foods Direct.adds no water or flavoring solutions to their products. These solutions add unnecessary weight and cost you more at the grocery story–10-20 percent more.
Second, it’s better. Look at those photos…the fat is trimmed for you. Who likes unnecessary fat on their steak. Yuck. Fat adds extra cost at the grocery store. Destiny Foods Direct. trims the fat for you, and only uses USDA “prime” and “choice” meat–a higher quality of beef than you are likely to find in the grocery store.
Third, it feeds twice. Every package of Destiny Foods Direct.products you buy will also provide food for orphans overseas. You feed your family with great food, and orphans are fed through a $50 per purchase donation that goes directly to Children’s HopeChest.
Thank you Destiny Foods for allowing my family to participate in this amazing project!!
Please leave your comments and let me know what you think about this amazing project.