Friday, December 26, 2008

Christmas Videos 2008!

Sadie loved carrying presents to everyone this year!
Matt & Carl played toss with Sadie. She loves and demands lots of attention. 
Visiting Bill & Betty's home Christmas Day. Ian was enjoying the opportunity to build a ginger bread house. Great grandpa Swafford was bragging about his great grandchildren.
Jodie, Sadie, & I have had a wonderful Christmas Day. Thanks to all our family and friends. 

Christmas 2008!

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Old Days!

Wow! Days-gone-by are being revived, Youree (Kim) Mattison is digging out old pictures and they're popping all over. 
Spandex was and is atrocious. Nineties attire

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Catching Up!

Posts! There has been little time to post however Christmas break has started. Catchup on the Swafford's doings:

Good time with the Nudd Family: MobileMe Gallery - Garrett & Joy's Christmas Party

Indian Food At the Swafford's Home: MobileMe Gallery - Friends Sabbath Lunch Indian Food

Thanksgiving At Great Grandpa Swafford's Home:  MobileMe Gallery - Thanksgiving 2008

Jodie & Sadie's Trip to Auz: MobileMe Gallery - Fall Trip To Austalia 2008

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Chocolate Éclairs

Jodie's Eclairs Recipes


1/2 cup butter
1 cup water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup all-purpose flour
4 eggs

2 cups Foster Clark's Custard Power Vanilla 
2 1/2 cups full cream
1 tablespoon vanilla 
1/4 cup powder sugar

1. Place butter and water in a saucepan. Bring to the boil, add flour in parts. Remove from heat if needed. Beat until smooth then place in a mixing bowl. Let cool.
2. Fold one eggs at-a-time into mixture until all eggs have been added. 
3. Place small amounts of mixture on a wax paper covered cookie trey. Cook at 425 degrees F for 25 minutes. Cool on a cake wire. 
4. Make custard as directed, let cool in fridge. Whip full cream, vanilla, and sugar until mixture will stand on its own. Fold whipping cream mixture into custard. Pipe into cool puffs.
5. Melt chocolate of your liking and drizzle over puffs. 

Eclairs can be made in about an hour.