Category Archives: Food & Drink

7 Quick Takes Friday Vol. 26

  Happy 2011!  Here’s a glimpse into my week. 1.  Monday, we were back on our home school schedule.  I don’t think my five-year old was ready to crack the books just yet…would do you think?

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Pantry Challenge Week 1

Yesterday, I reviewed our family’s budget and realized I needed to get back on track with my grocery spending.  My jeans are also telling me I need to cut out the Christmas cookies and find some more healthy snacks.  

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Wordless Wednesday: Christmas Cookie Tray

A sampling of our cookie tray: Top: Scotch Shortbreads Middle: Thumbprint Cookies Bottom: Chocolate Spritz (cut into circles instead) Side: Toffee-Nut Bars What’s your favorite Christmas cookie recipe? For more Wordless Wednesdays, click here.

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Cookies of Christmas: Toffee-Nut Bars

This is our last week in the series, the 12 Cookies of Christmas, as we baked our way through my Mom’s Betty Crocker Picture Cookbook she received as a wedding present in 1959. Some of these recipes were holiday favorites in … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies: Nurnberger

Here we are in week eleven of the 12 Cookies of Christmas, and I decided to try a cookie that reminded me of the days I was stationed Germany with the Army. If you have never been to the Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt, it is … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies: Peanut Butter

Week Ten in our 12 Cookies of Christmas series, this week we chose one of Daddy’s favorite, peanut butter cookies. At his request, we added about 1/3 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips into the batter before baking.  As always, this recipe … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Spritz

This is week nine in our 12 Cookies of Christmas series, and Bumblebee is showing off our new cookie press courtesy of Aunt Lizzie.

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