Sugar Cookies & Jam Star Cookies

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  Star Linzer Cookies 3/4 lb butter, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup raspberry jam Icing Sugar for dusting Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cream butter and sugar until they are just combined. Add the vanilla. Sift together the flour and salt, […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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{Christmas Eve Prep} Somehow I seem to miss posting on Christmas or through the holidays and find myself playing a little catch up. I suppose I could write and schedule a post in advance but I like to write and share in the same day. Some pre-Christmas highlights: Our Jesse Tree.  This year we switched […]

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Attending The Nutcracker Ballet with Children

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  Someone once said, “the days are long but the years are short”. I’m not sure if the original intent was in relation to motherhood however that was the context in which is was quoted to me. There have been season where I felt that it was applicable and accurate though lately, I feel that […]

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Oh, Deer! {a cookie recipe}

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These Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies were super easy to make and absolutely adorable. The recipe came from BakerGirl. I had been planning to make them with my children but realized that the nose, eyes and antlers needed to be put on directly after they are removed from the oven otherwise the cookies set too much […]

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December 2013 in Photos (in February)

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Yes, I know it is February but I just needed to close off 2013. Bear with me! Chloe got glasses for the first time ever. She just needs to wear them for reading. She wasn’t delighted but her doll got a pair too and that seemed to help the situation a little bit.  John got […]

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Why Are Family Traditions Important?

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Your Family Has Traditions Whether or not you set out to create them, your family has traditions. Some you have intentionally continued on, having had them passed down to you, some you may have purposely started with your family and others you have cultivated by your unintentional actions or inaction. Why Traditions? Traditions, of course, […]

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