Creative Living: Humor, stress featured on shows

Information on humor and stress, using specialty stamps to create a quilt, and ways to enjoy turkey year ‘round will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday.

Motivational speaker Sue Hansen will talk about humor and stress. Stress is inevitable in today’s environment, and some people weather the strain better than others. Many accomplish this through humor. Her business is Sue Hansen Speaks and she lives in Montrose, Colorado.

Sheryl Borden

Sheryl Borden

Designer and crafter Ann Butler will show how to use specialty stamps to stamp out a real quilt. The stamps are created without a lip so you can easily place them next to each other to create awesome art, mixed media pieces, backgrounds and more. Ann’s company is Ann Butler Designs in Villard, Minnesota.

Marty Van Ness is a spokesperson and home economist for Butterball in Chicago. She’s going to tell how to enjoy turkey throughout the year — not just during the holidays. She will demonstrate traditional turkey recipe ideas with a more contemporary twist — especially good for the Millennials.
Information on making beauty products at home and putting in lapped zippers will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Sandy Grettenberger of LorAnn Oils in Lansing, Michigan, will show how to make luscious lip balms and outrageous bath fizzies — which are two fun projects for the kid in all of us.

Sheri McKillop is the Executive Vice President with Unique Solutions in Nova Scotia, Canada, and she’s going to demonstrate the easiest and quickest way to put in lapped zippers. New products and new techniques make this age-old process a breeze to do.

Turkey and Roasted Pepper Quesadillas
• 1 package (5 ounces) Butterball® Thin Sliced Honey Roasted Turkey Breast
• 8 slices Swiss cheese
• 1/4 cup chopped roasted red peppers
• 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• 4 (10 inch) flour tortillas
Place equal amounts of turkey, cheese, roasted peppers, and parsley on each of 2 tortillas. Top each with another tortilla. Place a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add olive oil. Tilt skillet to coat bottom. Carefully add the tortillas. Cook 3 minutes on each side, pressing down on top with a spatula, or until the cheese is melted and the tortillas are golden. Remove from pan and cut into wedges. Serves 4.

“Creative Living” is produced and hosted by Sheryl Borden. The show is carried by more than 118 PBS stations in the United States, Canada, Guam and Puerto Rico and is distributed by Westlink of Albuquerque.