Tag: baking

Summer Home Ec Lesson – Cookies

Summer Home Ec Lesson – Cookies

For our first kitchen lesson of the summer, the girls each made a batch of cookies. They were supervised, but with no assistance. I put all the ingredients on the kitchen table, along with measure cups, spoons, a wooden spoon, a whisk, a spatula, my […]

Summer Home Ec

Summer Home Ec

It’s so funny to me how often homeschoolers will pick a whole other curriculum for summer and their kids are so excited! Mine worked hard all year and finished two weeks ago. Now, they are already asking me about the summer school ideas they had. […]

Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookies

Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookies

We have declared 2016 the Year of the Cookie. I have attempted projects like this before we varying degrees of success. This year promises to be an achievement because I have three kids that love cookies and love to encourage me (& help) in the […]

Rappers Delight Cookies

Rappers Delight Cookies

Our charter started back up again last Monday, so we have officially been back to daily schoolwork for a week. It’s a lot heavier than before the break because my younger kids tested out of their grades so they are on an accelerated pacing schedule […]

Chocolate Russian Cake

Chocolate Russian Cake

My first chocolate confection of 2015 was Sandra Lee’s Chocolate Russian from her Bake Sale Cookbook. A week ago, I had no idea what I was going to choose as the theme for weekly treats around here for 2015. I was thinking cookies, even toying […]

Peanut Butter Pinwheels

Peanut Butter Pinwheels

I hope your day 9 was good times! Ours was pretty relaxed. The kids were all hyped to dig into the box of crafty goodies that came yesterday, but first – their advent countdowns needed to be addressed haha.   I hate to admit that […]

Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies

Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies

Ok, here we are at the end of day 7 and man has this adventing been a blast so far. It’s totally exhausting as well, but the kids all love it and when I’ve got a situation going where my 5, 9 and 14 year […]

Garlic Knots

Garlic Knots

Mmmm carbs! Buttery carbs are second only to sugary carbs.

Orange Creamsicle Cake

Orange Creamsicle Cake

The second cake of the year! It was actually a happy birthday cake for my friend Brigid! Happy Birthday, Brigid! It’s wonderfully simple and could not possibly be easier to pull together. No really. It has three ingredients – 4 if you include the orange […]

Christmas 2013 Rewind

Christmas 2013 Rewind

Oh my goodness, this Christmas season really seemed to fly by faster than others have! I think it’s that this year we are involved in more activities than ever before. Several years ago, when we lived in the middle of nowhere, I felt like I […]