Lemon Sugar Cookies

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As I write this I’m looking out my window at a beautiful sunny day.  Temperatures are in the 70′s and there’s a bit of a breeze.  I’m so excited!!!  This time of year thoughts turn to spending time outside and making fun, bright foods, like lemony treats.  I like to sip on real fresh lemonade every once in awhile and the kids get a kick making it with me.  That is exactly what came to mind when I took a bite of these delicious Lemon Sugar Cookies. [Read more...]

No-Bake Cool Mint Cookie Chews

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My goodness you guys!  This year is flying by!!!!  I can’t believe that Valentine’s Day has already come and gone.  My youngest son’s school is a co-op so the parents work at the school.  He just started at the school and yesterday on Valentine’s Day was my first time working in his class.  Not only was it Valentine’s Day but they were celebrating the 100th day of school, so they brought in their little homemade Valentine’s and their bags of 100 things.  My monkey brought in 100 pieces of pasta.  I love his school.  They have a kitchen right in the classroom so everyday a mom brings in and cooks lunch for [Read more...]

Chocolate Crinkle Peppermint Blossom

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More cookies!!!!  You can never have too many cookies at Christmas! These cookies are so fudgy and gooey that they became a favorite with my family last year.  I can’t get enough peppermint at Christmas and when you mix it with chocolate you win my heart!   These cookies really aren’t hard to make at all but you do have to allow it to chill for a few hours.  I like to make it up one day and bake off another kind of cookie [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Chai Cookies

Peanut Butter Chai Cookies_Real HousemomsI know that Fridays are usually our Happy Hour days but this Friday I”m making an exception to bring you the Christmas Cookie Recipe Swap.  This year Stacey and I got to co-host with Julie from White Lights on Wednesday and Rachel from I Heart My Disorganized Life.  It’s been so much fun.  Christmas is the best for so many, many reasons but one of them is baking!  I love to bake and try new recipes but if I baked as much as I’d like any other time of year my husband and friends would wonder if something were wrong.  You can really make the season fun with sweet baked treats.   My youngest son loves to bake with me.  I found the [Read more...]