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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Just Call Me Martha


Helllllllo beautiful people in my life! I have been one busy bunny around these parts. I started baking right after lunch and didn’t get done until 7:30pm. Needless to say I felt like a true baker, I don’t know how Angela does it.

I multi tasked….no make up today :)

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Tried hard not to taste too much… ya that was HARD!

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I would love to say I have some great healthy recipes for you all, but I went with a few classics from an old Nestle Cook Book I have on hand ( in no way are these healthy). 

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These are some of the best cookies I have ever made!

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I made these simple Peanut Butter Cookies with a kiss on top, basic but cute. 

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Bosco was my taste tester, he love everything! 

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Chop Chop

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The work station 

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Sugar Cookies 

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Peppermint Bark 

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I received some Amish Friendship Bread from a friend at the gym and today was the day that I was able to make it!!!  It couldn’t have come at a more perfect time.

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I made two loafs, one for the Hubby and I and the other I will be giving to a friend;) 

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Here are most of the goodies that are in each package(I still have one more bar to add). 

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Peppermint Bark 

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All wrapped up! I am giving these to neighbors, friends and all of my family. I hope they love them.

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Because I didn’t get done baking till late Hubby was so sweet to get us Chinese take-out!!!!! I would have loved to make a fine and creative dinner, but I had no more energy.

I enjoyed my meal with a glass of White Wine that we got from my Grandparents last year from Fresno. 

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I ordered the Garlic Shrimp with added tofu on top of my own brown sticky rice. I had this portion times two! I also had a piece of the Amish Bread, holy amazing!

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While enjoying dinner Hubby and I watched the finale of “Sing Off” it was ok. I am not a fan of Nick Lachay who was the host, he was annoying!!! But I love Ben Folds he is one talented musician!

Overall it was a great day, I only have a few more things to get crossed off my to-do list and then I can just sit back and relax for the rest of the week!!! Tomorrow morning I am going for an easy 3 mile run with Mr. Rick and Fast Jill this will be my first time running with them since my marathon!!!! Can’t wait to catch up.

Good night loves!


Tasha - The Clean Eating Mama said...

OMG you were a baking woman tonight!!!

Lauren said...

I don't think there is such a thing as a healthy Christmas cookie. It's just not sensible and why would you ever even want to attempt such a thing? :)

OMG Bobbi, your baked goods look fantastic. I am so envious of your ability to bake. You really are a super woman! :)

Have a fun day dear.

Shannon said...

hehe, so much fun! and exhausting ;) i'm sure everyone will love those packages!!

Anonymous said...

that is sooo much baking! but i'm positive everyone will love them :)

Whit said...

So cute! I adore baking at the holidays and putting together fun gifts. Yours are awesome!

Niki said...

What great gifts!! I love baking and then GIVING AWAY everything so I don't eat it all! Ha!

just me said...

whoohooo!!! dang you made one awesome spread! everyone is going to love your cookies!

Danielle (Coffee Run) said...

I def. read this on an empty stomach and now I want cookies :)

Jen said...

That is such a great idea and so thoughtful! they look great too, I made the peanut butter ones as well!

Katie said...

Wow everything looks so amazing! Those pumpkin spiced and iced cookies look like heaven on a plate. I bet your friends and family will LOVE receiving your gifts.

Anonymous said...

All of your treats look fantastic! I think it's wonderful that you put so much effort into meaningful treats for your friends and family, very Christmas spirited of you :)

Anonymous said...

Those cookies look delicious! and they definitely made me hungry!!

jenna said...

omg you baked so much delish eats!! send some my way?! hah.

mgaltier said...

Holy cow, those cookies look absolutely amazing! I wish I was your neighbor!

Food Makes Fun Fuel said...

Haha, wow! When I was seeing you update on twitter, I was wondering "how many cookies could she actually be making?" The proof is in the pictures!