Ella and I had a very busy weekend baking lots of cookies for our annual cookie sale at Church. We made peanut butter cookies, chocolate chip cookies, and of course my favorite, sugar cookies. The recipes are available on the blog. Check under cookies.
I was so busy that I did not take any pictures this time around, but have plenty of pictures of previous times when we made them!
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I am so happy to report that I returned to work last week and am feeling very good. In fact, this is the best that I have felt for the past two months! I am keeping my fingers crossed that I will continue to stay healthy. Thanks for all of your positive thoughts and prayers. They certainly do make a difference.
Since Valentines’ Day is right around the corner, I thought I would share with you some of the vintage valentines that belonged to my husband Murray’s grandmother.
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So a little bit about the basket shown in this picture. I took a plain basket and added burlap roses around the brim. How simple is that! Burlap roses are super easy to make and so inexpensive.Read More »
There is nothing more perfect for a sweet Valentine treat than sugar cookies!! This recipe has been a favorite of my husband’s family for several generations. Some of the ingredients have changed since my husband’s great-grandmother made these delicious cookies. Lard has been replaced by butter and vegetable oil.Read More »
I have always loved stand alone kitchen cabinets and hutches – especially the Hoosier cabinet. Although my cabinet is not a Hoosier cabinet, it is truly a unique piece of furniture. I discovered it at a wonderful shop, Main Street Mercantile. Check them out at mainstreetmerc.com.Read More »
Wow – welcome 2013. You know the old saying – How time flies when you’re having fun. Well friends, Pat and I are looking forward to a fun-filled 2013 doing what we love best – spending time together and sharing our love of decorating with you.
Now that our Christmas decorations have been put away for another year, the house seems rather empty and bare. To me February is a time to stay inside where it is warm, bake some sweet treats, and spend time with the ones you love. So in the spirit of Cupid we are going to do some Valentines decorating.
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