Archive for January 16th, 2007

Sick Day X 2

January 16, 2007

We were up early this morning (before 4). My action figure is sick—horrible headache, cough and fever. If my crafty guy needs some entertainment today we will give these cootie catchers (in honor of our excess cooties) a try. Here are instructions with a printable template. If he feels like it we will get a head-start on his Valentines. He wanted to make these long pyramid boxes. Here is a printable template( Sorry it is no longer available). Mirkwood Designs has templates for cards and boxes if you are looking for more ideas.

I’m glad my husband was wanting something sweet last night and made some cookie dough. Our little boy boys will need a warm treat today. It is 3 degrees!

We think these are the best chocolate chip cookies!

Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 Cup Brown Sugar

¾ Cup Sugar

1 Cup Butter (softened)

1 tsp. Vanilla

2 Eggs

3 Cups Flour

1 tsp. Salt

1 tsp. Baking Soda

2 Cups Chocolate Chips

Cream the butter and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour, salt and baking soda. Add in chocolate chips. Bake at 350° for about 11-13 minutes. We like our cookies soft and chewy in the center and very lightly golden around the edges.

My oldest son just entered the room and announced that he has a headache and…….