I have bee playing with tea the last couple of months. My current favorite is the above!
One tea bag of each, seep in my favorite cup, add some milk. It was prefect this morning.
I found a great little recipe I want to share.
I used it to make S’more Cookies, but I have also used it with other bags
of yummy add – in from the baking isle like the Andres Mints bits and the Butterfinger Bites, Mini M & M’s.
Basic Cookie Mix (to add stuff to)
½ C soft butter
2/3 C white sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 C plus 2 TBS all-purpose flour
½ tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
1 Bag Hershey S’mores for Baking
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Tin foil cookie she with non-stick tinfoil.
In large bowl cream together butter and sugar. Beat in egg. Add vanilla and mix well.
Add baking soda, salt and flour. Mix until creamy. Add your yummy candy of choice and mix.
Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes. Allow to cool before removing from cookie sheet. Makes about 24 (2 dozen).
For over 20 years (5 children) at this time of the year I would be making lessons plans, gathering unit study supplies and making books lists in preparation for the new school year.
Not this year. This year I am under the shady tree with a cold drink and a stack of my favorite magazines.
I am stuck home today. The 2009 Kia Rondo had a breakdown. I had to leave it at the mechanic until next week.
The air conditioning compressor went out. On this car, it can not be by passed. I am not sure I would want to – the heat is on here in the central valley, California. 100+ days until October.
My husband had mandatory over time (and we can use the cash for the car repairs) and took the other car.
Here she is looking at me like I am the cause of the problem.
We went to the California State Fair last week. I found out Henrietta is a Blue Gold Duckwing Phoenix.
The fair was fun as always!
July is the birthday month for us. It used to be April, but as our little family has grown via weddings, July is it.
First birthday of the month is our son-in-law. He turned 25 this year. He did not want a fuss. Our daughter/his new wife decorated the chocolate cake I made.
Here is a photo of Juan (on the left), it is his birthday and Josh (AnaMarie -daughter number 3’s beau).
I am looking forward to the 4th of July. I am looking forward to yummy food, family and fireworks.
Our small town is putting on a fireworks show this year! And for the third year in a row our family will head to the street near our home and watch the Independence Day Parade.
Yes, it is going to be a good holiday.
I am about to have all this free time on my hands and I want to do something in still life photography. There seems to be a number of fantastic on-line go at your own pace photography workshops available.
I think they are reasonably priced, but they are pricy at the same time. Many offer free refreshers.