Thursday, October 07, 2010

Afloat Necklace, Kimchi Fried Rice! + GOODIE BAG w/purchase

I made a new necklace today! It's a little different from things we're all used to seeing.

Say hi to Alfloat! I don't do green a lot, and I thought this would be a good time to use it =)

What do you think?
I made this with a double-drilled SWAROVSKI bead I've never used before, and I'm loving it! Expect to see more colors & variations of this.

Also, I finished my homework a little earlier than expected today and made a quick & delicious Kimchi Fried Rice!

All I used (all ingredients eyeballed, volume to my liking):
- Jasmine Rice
- Kimchi (store bought, I'm too lazy to make my own :\)
- BACON nom nom (4 slices, chopped into bits)
- yellow onion (I used half, I fricken love onions)
- garlic (omg, I love garlic too, I used 4 cloves, lol)
^ Speaking of garlic & onion-- EAT THEM UP! They're filled with things that are good for you. They help in prevention of cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, colds, sore throats and more! Eating garlic and onions regularly also lowers cholesterol, reduces chances of blot clots, fend off bacteria. Oh man, so many benefits, and they're a delicious, low-cal way to liven up the flavor of your food. Garlic is most potent when eaten raw... but it can be a little spicey!
** Yes, I am fully aware that the garlic makes you sweat out not the most pleasant odor from your pores, but that's what body sprays and deodorants are for. Besides, who cares if you smell weird temporarily if you're preventing disease in the long run?
- green onion

Cooking Directions:
Sautee bacon and onions over medium heat, until onions are tender, and bacon is cooked (perhaps even little crispy). The bacon's fat is probably all cooked out, KEEP IT-- use it to cook your rice to give it extra flavor, and you will NOT need any additional oil for your fried rice! Add garlic, sautee for like 5 seconds to mix it. Then, add everything else except for Kimchi and green onions. Break up all the rice, then lastly, add your Kimchi, then sprinkle w/ green onions if you'd like. This time, I made enough to feed 2-3 people, depending on how much you need. Definitely made enough for 3 of me =)

OH yea!!! SWAROVSKI released some new elements that I'm dying to share with you. Waiting for mail to come is no fun, haha. ...
Here's a quick look at what's going to be new.

Credits to Google Images!
I've already ordered CLOVERS, PEARS, WILD HEARTS. I'm eying the Helios next :). Everything else is pretty much the same, except with a larger hole through it.
Are there any shapes you'd like to see make available (from the above selection?)


... in other news, the price of silver has gone up again :\

I also wanted to offer a deluxe goodie bag with purchase over $50 from Oct. 7 - Oct. 12, 2010.
Just put GOODIES! in the comments section during checkout, and you'll get a surprise grab-bag full of yummies and beauty products with your order!

See you all soon. I'll be doing my FB giveaway within the next week =)

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Lisa
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9 comments:

xoladiihoneyxo said...

love the clover and pear! Speaking of green onions, did you know it makes your armpit stink? haha.

stochastic888 said...

Kimchi fried rice is so good! It's quick to make and super delicious!

MeiBelle said...

I saw a no reservations where Anthony Bourdain went to S. Korea and they were fermenting the Kimchi, it was some hard work! But your fried rice looks amazing! My fiance loves garlic and onions too haha

I love the Xilion mini and wild heart pendants, they're different and beautiful!

CATHLEEN said...

wow. loving the new necklace *two thumbs up*

InsideOut Elle said...

ooo these are so pretty! i can't wait to see what you do with the Wild Heart and pear. A Helios mixed with stars I think would be pretty ^^ Reminds me of the moon and stars :D

ehehhe kimchi fried rice..the ultimate comfort food :D

The Little Dust Princess said...

Wow, the Afloat is so pretty! Great idea.

xx The Little Dust Princess

injen said...

Those jewelry designs are beautiful! I'm scared to look around too much because I'm trying so hard to save money. But it's so tempting!

Clover said...

wow the new necklace is so beautiful!

I'm obsessed with clovers!^^ And you ordered colver beads! awsome!
Can't wait for them.

your food looks delicious!
I will try it out!

grace said...

You're making me hungry!! The Kimchi looks so good. You're tempting me again with your goodie bag! Your jewelry is so awesome, pretty, and unique... must resist...