2014 week #39

09.22.14
cline reenacting how his buddy lance got took out by the kickball at the father son campout

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09.23.14
“a-mark, a-set, go!”

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09.24.14
riding in the garage

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09.25.14
cline is quite the “creative” reader.  while capable of sounding words out, it’s often easier for him to make up his own random (very random) word

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09.26.14
pumpkin cookies – anything that involves icing is sure to elicit many volunteers for kitchen help

Gingerbread Cookies (I usually double this; if so, it takes a little more than one jar of molasses)
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
cream together thoroughly
1 cup molasses
Heat to almost boiling.  Pour over butter mixture
1 Tablespoon vinegar
Mix in well. Cool to Lukewarm
1 egg
Add
4 3/4 cups flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ginger
Whisk dry ingredients together and add.  Chill dough several hours or overnight

Roll dough to about 1/4 inch thick and cut into desired shapes.  Bake at 350 for 8-12 minutes.

Icing
3 sticks butter
1/2 cup milnot or cream
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt
1 bag powdered sugar
1 Tbs. karo
1-2 Tbs. hot water

mix until fluffy

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09.27.14
homeschool camping – our first family (minus wren) camping trip was a happy success

camping trip 1
camping trip 2

 

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