Mars Rover : Watch Party and Crafts

Mars  Rover : Watch Party and Crafts

This Saturday the kids and I are celebrating the Mars rover and baking and decorating some Sugar cookies. Come join the fun.... Lisa Mission Name: Mars 2020Rover Name: PerseveranceMain Job: Seek signs of ancient life and collect samples of rock and regolith (broken rock and soil) for possible return to Earth.Launch: July 30, 2020Landing: Feb. 18, 2021, Jezero Crater, MarsTech [...]

Family Memories and Cookies

Family Memories and Cookies

Welcome to Saturday crafts and baking post. Today I am sharing family memories with scrapbooking and my son favorite cookies recipe. Enjot the fun. This week we had snow and ice in Louisiana and it brought back great memories from living in Michigan where this was a typical winter site. As a kid my son [...]

Gingerbread Cookies

Today in my virtual Cookies Recipe Swap it's Gingerbread cookie time. Have a favorite family recipe you want to share ? 15-3/4 oz. (3-1/2 cups) unbleached all-purpose flour; more as needed2-1/2 tsp. ground ginger1 tsp. baking soda1 tsp. ground cinnamon1/2 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg1/4 tsp. ground cloves1/4 tsp. table salt4 oz. (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, [...]

Food Blog : Pecan Sandies ( Mexican Wedding ) cookies

Welcome to Wednesday food blog ! Today I am posting one of my favorite cookies that has many names but i just call them Yummy! Let's make a batch for National Nut Day !!! Why are they called Pecan Sandies? Pecan sandies are basically pecan shortbread. They are an American staple and are called Sandies because of their “sandy”, crumby, shortbread-like texture. [...]

Oatmeal Raisin cookies

Oatmeal Raisin cookies

Today is National Oatmeal Cookie Day and National Raisin Day -combine these too too make a tasty treats. Now for some Cookie Math with the kids : 1/2 Cup(s) (1 stick) plus 6 tablespoons butter, softened 3/4 Cup(s) firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 Cup(s) granulated sugar 2 Eggs 1 Teaspoon(s) vanilla 1-1/2 Cup(s) all-purpose flour [...]

Lacy Oatmeal Cookies

Lacy Oatmeal Cookies

In My Kitchen : Cookie time We all love cookies -so get the kids together and try this recipe. It's time to learn while having fun. Learning fractions in a cool way. ½ teaspoon salt1 ½ teaspoons baking powder1 cup quick cooking oats ¼ cup all-purpose flour1 cup white sugar½ cup butter, softened1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla [...]

National Girl Scott Day

National Girl Scott Day

Feeling better today. So I am sharing this great days celebration: March 12th As part of Girl Scout Week, National Girl Scout Day is observed annually on March 12th. Girl Scouting in the United States of America began on this day, March 12, 1912, when Juliette Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout troop meeting. At this first troop [...]