{recipe} oatmeal banana coconut cookies

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  I made healthy cookies. They are made without added sugar, the sweetness comes from banana and shredded coconut.  I made these to enjoy with my afternoon tea at work and also to bring during my recent trip to Portland. I’m planning to make another batch to stock up my freezer stash :) The first […]

december daily {3/4} & oatmeal cranberry cookies

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We put the lights up on our tree the night after we brought our tree home. If I really want to, I can finish the tree decorating in one night, but I’ve really enjoyed taking my time and having Hawke be a part of it. I know he won’t remember any of these, but I […]

{Recipe} – Snickerdoodle Cookies

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Passing the time…..   I’ve started my maternity leave this week and the house is cleaner than ever. Chris and I have been working non-stop to clean everything and get things ready for when the baby comes. It sometimes feels like it is Christmas Eve. I will have the biggest gift and blessing right around […]

Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies

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One of my favorite treats that I made this holiday season was a half cookie and half peppermint bark. I know Christmas is over but I’m not over eating peppermint yet. I’ve made these three times in a span of two weeks. I’m a little obsessed, just a little. I think I will be making […]

Blogger Cookie Swap – Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Tis’ the season for baking and giving :) I’ve started my holiday baking early this year. I actually started baking a week before Thanksgiving. We’ve been doing a local bake sale with friends and family to help raise money for Team For Life and reach our fundraising goals. Not only am I baking for the […]

The Holidays Are Here

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The mood is jolly around here. Chris and I are starting our Thanksgiving celebration & preparation today. I’m baking and getting ready for tomorrow while Chris just called and reserved his two pies :) We have three Thanksgiving party to go to, same as last year. One for lunch and two around dinner time. It’s going […]

Oatmeal, Walnut and Cranberry Cookies

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Thank you for your sweet comments on the blog’s new design. I remember when I was little, and I would get excited when I have a fresh new notebook to write on. I would draw colorful and bright flowers on it and would wear out my colored pens. I feel the same way with the new […]

Pizookie Pizookie

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Our weekend has been a little busy. There are a lot of errands and housework to be done before we leave for our honeymoon. I’m scrubbing and wiping every thing in our kitchen. I want to come home to a clean kitchen when we return. Chris and I both spend a lot of time in the kitchen […]

Baking is my therapy

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My youngest sister Hazel, who is a senior in high school, is enjoying her Spring Break this week. I invited her to have an early workout date with me this morning. She joined me on her first ever Zumba class (and first ever gym trip). The class was different because there was sub today and […]

Magical Coconut Cookie Bars

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On Monday night, the fiance and I planned a simple dinner for Valentine’s Day since we celebrated ahead during our fun weekend in San Diego for Valentine’s weekend. We had a simple salad, whole roasted chicken and dessert on the menu. We both worked on Monday, came home late and started eating around 8pm. I […]