Monday, December 20, 2010

Give Me a Break

It's finally Holiday Break. My first official Monday without work and all I'm doing is lounging around making lists. We had our besties over all weekend. Maybe it's because I'm bummed they left already (even though they'll be back soon) or maybe I'm just lazy, either way I'm having a tough time getting motivated. I really don't have time to be unmotivated! Making a post will at least allow me to mark one thing off my To Do List.

A few weeks ago, The Momma and I got together for our First Annual Baking and Beer Day. I love to cook, but baking isn't really my thing. See, my sissy-in-law is the family baker, so I never ever even consider baking. The Momma takes pride in the fact that she's taught me how to cook well, but truthfully I think she's a little embarrassed that I truly stink at baking. Thus she created a Baking Day (I think the beer portion of the day was just to ensure I'd actually show up). I learned alot. Here are the highlights of the day.

  The Momma

The student

The typical Michigan mitten map and a dot so you know where I'm at.

The Earth cookie. Easily the most exciting creation of the day. In my humble opinion anyway ;-)

We had an audience. This is J.D.

and baby Emma

All in all, the day went great. We made fudge, brittle (holy good lord it was amazing), sugar cookies and o-ke-doke carmel corn.

Our new tradition should have me baking on my own in no time!

I hope you're setting time aside for the special people in your life this time of year.

<3 dani


  1. Cute dogs! I used to live in Michigan, Farmington Hills :)


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