Baking


Baking Day!

Posted on December 18th, by Amy in Baking. 9 comments

Oh my! We’ve spent the day baking and I am wiped! Each year I gather ingredients, and make a list of cookies to bake. And work a full day getting all the goodies made!

Here’s a list of what we made today:

Chocolate CrinklesPeanut Butter Blossom CookiesToffee Butter CrunchCran-Crazy CookiesGinger CookiesMeringe KissesEasy Fudge

I linked up to those that I could find online :) The girls love helping pour the measured ingredients into a bowl, or roll cookies in sugar as needed. And of course they love sampling the fruits of their labor! We will be parceling up cookies for the neighbors and mailman tomorrow and get them deliver right away. I don’t want to eat too many of the sweet treats :)

Owen cooperated and took a 4 hour nap this afternoon. The last couple … Read More »


"It smells so goooood in here!"

Posted on November 19th, by Amy in Baking, My kids. 11 comments

Words from Ella as she came inside from playing at 4:45pm. Yes, the sun has already set here by then. While they were outside I whipped up a batch of these yummy pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. Well technically my mixer did the grunt work, but someone has to operate it – right? And I let each one have a small cookie before dinner – I wasn’t able to wait myself either. Yummy :) And here’s their smiling faces to prove it!Ella – always ready with a pose and smile.

Emmalie – I had to ask her to open her eyes – her smile is that big!

Sophia – she likes to roll her eyes at the camera – or is it me? Pretty sure it’s the camera!

And Owen! Who happens to … Read More »


Summer Sweets

Posted on August 23rd, by Amy in Baking, Jenna. 8 comments

I realize that I’m usually posting about my quilting adventures . . . this week seems to have taken a turn toward family life. All I have to say is that it’s me and what has been on my mind. :) I did get to piece a back and quickly quilt this top. So I just need to trim and add a binding – really it should be that simple but coming up with the time to myself has been a challenge. Day by day – right!? We are all feeling much better, thanks for all the caring words :)As you have probably gathered, I also love to bake! This is my favorite summer dessert, oddly enough today was the first time I have made it this summer. It could have something … Read More »





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