Breakfast has a tendency to be my nemesis. I don’t enjoy getting up at 6 am, and I like even less using the stove or oven at 6 am. I’m pretty sure it’s against my religion. However, being the dutiful mother that I am (or, more accurately, knowing that my skinny, scrawny little kids, all three of whom are experiencing pubescent growth, will choose to starve rather than feed themselves a bowl of cereal) I make breakfast every school day.
For the most part, I have kept this blog about cookies, and nothing else. Today, however, I thought I would share a recipe or two that I have made for the holiday season. I started making these homemade lime sodas a few months ago, and just love them. For Christmas gifts, I decided to add some fresh cranberry to the lime and see how it tasted. It turned out pretty delicious, and well… just pretty too.
I love playing Bonko. It’s such a good excuse to get out of the house and hang out with my girlfriends one night a month. I have been in this particular group for over 11 years now, if that tells you anything.
This year, I volunteered to host in December, the one month a year that we have a pot luck dinner with our dice game. I made a glazed ham, some really yummy stuffed mushrooms*, and a few of my favorite cookies. The dinner and the evening were both wonderful, and I even came away with a prize.