cookies

#BringHappyHome with Jessie Steele and a Recipe

I absolutely love to bake, but it seems I never get to do it as much as I want because I don’t have the time. Holiday baking is my favorite because I love taking some of our favorite treats to all our family gatherings. This weekend I hosted the high school Madrigal singers after one…
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Recipe: Christmas Crack

We have our first Christmas this weekend.  My mom and her four sisters still get together to celebrate with all their children and grandchildren and even great-grandchildren.  I am so lucky to have a large, loving family.  Even though not everyone can always make it (my husband and boys can’t this year) those of us…
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Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

I made these and they were delicious.  I feel like I am always trying to find that perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe and these are pretty darn close.  I found the recipe in my March 2012 Food Network Magazine.  These were part of the Chocolate Chip Cookie feature under the Chewy category.  You should definitely…
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Some Delicious Recipes – Banana Bread and Cookies

I spent my Friday baking for our annual church fall bazaar.  I did some internet surfing and found some recipes that I wanted give a shot.  I am always searching for the perfect banana bread recipe.  I have plenty of ok ones in my stash, but I am always looking for THE ONE.  I found…
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10 Day Give Day 6

Today I was able to spend my entire day (while the kids were in school) at home.  So, I took that opportunity to CLEAN OUR HOUSE. It was way beyond the “NEED” stage and was at the “CATASTROPHIC” stage.  I scrubbed floors, vacuumed in corners, and dusted every single item on shelves.  I feel so much…
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Review: Robin Takes 5 by Robin Miller

ROBIN TAKES 5: 500 Recipes, 5 Ingredients or Less, 500 Calories or Less, for 5 Nights/Week at 5:00 PM By:  Robin Miller To Be Published November 1, 2011 Cookbook Description: It’s 5:00 PM. Everyone’s hungry. It’s takeout or fakeout, meaning nuking a processed meal from the freezer. But there’s a third option that doesn’t include…
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A Quick and Easy Halloween Treat

I saw these cookies in a magazine ad and thought they cute and easy to make. They definately were! These are from the Bettycrocker.com website. Chocolate Mummy Cookies (or skeleton hand cookies) 1 pouch Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix 2 Tbs unsweetened baking cocoa 1/3 butter or margarine, softened 1 egg 1 container Betty Crocker…
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Project Complete and Two Recipes

This winter I chose a few projects that I wanted to complete, one being organizing our photos. I was almost a year behind, so needed to order the prints I wanted and get them all put in their albums for the kids. On Monday, I finished that project! Then today, I tackled AND finished another…
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Recipe: Triple Chocolate Cookies

I treated myself to a Page-A-Day calendar called The Cookie Calendar. Each day there is a new cookie recipe to try. Since I love to bake, I thought this would be fun! The first one that I tried from the calendar are the Triple Chocolate Cookies and they are taken from the book 500 Cookies.…
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It’s a Snow Day = Cookies

Today was our first No School Snow Day of this school year. Our kids didn’t have school on Monday for a prescheduled teacher work day…so this is day 2 of them being home! I decided we needed to be a little more structured today or we might all go crazy! So, this morning Bennett and…
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