Archive for December, 2017

Girl At Work

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

“Frost.  Sprinkle.  Frost.  Sprinkle.” These soft molasses drop cookies – complete with vanilla frosting (with a dash of ginger) and sprinkles – went to our local police and fire stations on cookie plates from our church.  Ane certainly did her part, frosting 7 dozen of these!

Still Not Buying The Teeth Cleaning Thing

Monday, December 18th, 2017

It doesn’t matter how much I try and spin it to Thumper, he still doesn’t believe me that the trip to the dentist is a necessary thing. Fortunately, he was the only one I had to wrestle with, as Rerun has improved his behavior in the dentist’s chair significantly, and all of the kids have […]

Flashback Friday

Friday, December 15th, 2017

There was once a baby named Rerun who loved taking ornaments off the Christmas tree. Specifically, this little quilted tree ornament. He would take it off the tree and *chomp chomp chomp.* That tree (and its twin) are now part of Rerun’s collection of ornaments, and he gets to hang them up every year. He […]

Christmas Baking

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

If this post makes you drool, I apologize.  Please don’t drool on your screen or keyboard. Most of the Christmas cookies are now baked.  This does not include the fudge I have made several batches of already. The kids can vouch for the quality of these cookies.  Some of them might be slightly too sophisticated […]