Thrifty Things Friday #67

Hi everyone!

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I hope you all are surviving this heat! I thought I would share a thrift find and a recipe this week with you!

IMG_3244Remember last week I showed you some fun things I bought last year and rediscovered this spring? Well, these cute vinyl placemats were in there as well. 

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At .69 cents each, the 90% off sale made them .06 cents each!

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And they are reversible. How fun and cute is that!

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On to the recipe. Let’s make a yummy summer dessert…Ambrosia!

Ingredients:

  • 1 container of whipped cream~softened
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 1 can of crushed pineapple~drain as much juice as you can
  • 1 can of mandarin oranges~drain the juice
  • 1 1/2 cups of shredded coconut
  • 1 jar of maraschino cherries~drain the juice
  • 1 cup of chopped nuts~optional

Dump all the ingredients into a big mixing bowl and stir well. Refrigerate for a couple of hours. That’s it!

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Yum! Enjoy!

Okay, let’s check out some fun features from last week!

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(Grab your button ladies!)

Did you see Kathy from Life on Lakeshore Drive cute thrifted table makeover?

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And over at Happy Mrs. C we learned how to make watermelon jelly!

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And check out this cutie in her “new” .99 cent dress at Woman in Real Life!

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Thank you ladies!

Now let’s get this party started!

19 comments :

  1. I love ambrosia and haven't made any this summer. Thanks for reminding me and Thanks for hosting the party!!!

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  2. That looks cool and refreshing! Thank you for hosting!
    Sherry

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  3. I love Ambrosia. Looks yum! Thanks for hosting this week!

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  4. That Ambrosia looks yummy! Such pretty dress for .99 dress on that cutie. Thanks for hosting.
    FABBY

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  5. Oh goodness, I love ambrosia too! Extra cherries, please. ;)

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  6. Those are just the type of placemats that I like - they're getting nearly impossible to find!

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  7. Oh that looks so cool and refreshing that looks! And what a steal for the cute placemats! Thanks for hosting!

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  8. Thanks for hosting another fun party! I can't wait to check out everyone's thrifty treasures.

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  9. Hello Diann: My first time participating at the party--thank you for hosting, and I'm a new follower! Your dessert looks fab--the perfect end of a summer meal. Take care--have a great weekend!

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  10. Wow I haven't had ambrosia for eons... I remember enjoying it as a kid; must try it again! Thanks for the recipe!

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  11. Your finds are wonderful and very cheerie.
    Your recipe does sound yummy so I will copy it down and try it,'
    Hugs

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  12. I love this recipe! Lil loves to eat mandarin oranges right out of the can.

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  13. Thanks for hosting Diann! My computer keeps freezing up, so real quick here....love Ambrosia, haven't had it in years, so I will make your recipe. Hope to visit before I freez up again. The watermelon jelly is calline me. :) Pam

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  14. Those placemats are really cute. Perfect for summer and with little one's!! Hugs, Linda

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  15. Thanks for hosting this party! So many lovely blogs to visit!

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  16. I think I'm your newest follower, lots of great reading, wonderful linky party, I love these,

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  17. Hi, You could take the juice drained from the fruits and put in a blender. Add some sherbert, blend and you will have a wonderful "shushy". Serve in a chilled glass it would be delicious. Yum Yum...Connie

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  18. Thanks for hosting and for sharing the recipe! Have a good weekend!

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Thank you for taking the time to comment! I love to hear your ideas. If you ask a question, I will answer it here in a comment back to you. Please check back! Thank you for visiting and have a wonderful day! Diann :)