Valentine’s Day Cookies

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017 in cooking/recipes, Family, Friends, Parenting, Uncategorized | 4 comments

Why should sugar cookies only be made at Christmas? Sure, these melt-in-your mouth delights are associated with the holiday season, probably in part due to their colorful sprinkles or icing. But when I was a kid, we had sugar cookies for all sorts of seasons and holidays. Shamrocks on St. Patrick’s Day, leaves in the fall, bunnies at Easter, not to mention the host of fun cookie cutter shapes that weren’t holiday related that my mom would use...

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Holiday Traditions

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in cooking/recipes, Parenting | 0 comments

Last week I had the opportunity to visit Bethabara Park with Carter’s class on a field trip. I am ashamed to say that it was my first time there. It is a wonderful place, full of local history, and I am sure we will be back. The first graders went to Bethabara learn about the history and culture of the first settlers of our area. They got a first-hand look at what lives of children in the late 1700s were like, from writing on a slate during...

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Welcome Back, Crock-Pot, My Old Friend

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in cooking/recipes, work-at-home | 1 comment

This fall, both Caroline and Carter are playing soccer. Which means this:   is now a permanent fixture on my countertop. And I’m okay with that. The crock pot did get a break this summer. Summer schedules aren’t quite as crazy, and the grill gets a work out this time of year. The crock-pot was sent to its bottom cabinet space behind the waffle maker and the back-up toaster. But now it’s out again, and probably will stay out through the...

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