Baking In A Tornado
The Insomniac's Dream
Just a Little Nutty
Follow me home . . .
My Brain on Kids
Life on the SONny Side
Sanity Waiting to Happen
Big A and little a
Sorry kid, Your Mom Doesn't Play Well With Others
The Mommy Chronicles
It's a Dome Life
My prompt is: share a photo of your life for each day in a typical week. It was submitted by: My Brain on Kids. Here goes:
MondayYay, Monday! Survived the weekend. Maybe a little worse for the wear and tear but I’m going to be optimistic about this day. After all, the kids just drove off to school. How bad could it be?
I had to ask, didn’t I? The boys didn’t open the bathroom window. I better do it, they can literally peel the paper off the wall.
And while opening the window I made the mistake of looking out. Please tell me that’s not a possum digging up my back lawn.
I’m thinking my go-to fly swatter may not be enough firepower here.
OK, so I have access to all of the boys’ attendance, grades and missing assignments in their on-line grade books. I know better than to look, I know it.
Eggnog Toffee Squares
Baking. Relieves. Stress.
I’m three quarters of the way through a library book on my kindle and the book automatically returns itself tomorrow. Going to my bedroom to desperately try to finish it. Will I ever get to know the ending of a book or will something always come up that requires immediate attention?
Like so much dirty laundry it’s literally pushing the door of the laundry chute open:
and I’m kinda thinking that backpack sticking out of the locker there is something someone needed to take to school with him. Expecting the phone to ring in 3 . . .2 . . .1 . . .
“Mom, there’s nothing to eat”:
“Mom, there’s nothing to do”:
Aaaaah, fought the kids out the door and off to school and I’ve got dinner marinating. Before I jump in the shower and start my day I think I’ll just sit, have a nice cup of coffee, and contemplate a relaxing, uneventful weekend.
No, I'm not online. I'm almost never online. But maybe I'll just take a peek:
Voting ended a month ago buddy, give it up already.
Click here for My Mai Tai recipe
1 stick margarine, softened
1/2 stick butter, softened
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 egg yolk
1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 stick butter
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup eggnog
1 tsp vanilla
1 (10oz) package of semi sweet or dark chocolate chips
*Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9 X 13 glass dish with non-stick spray.
*Beat butter, margarine, brown sugar and egg yolk for one minute. Mix in the flour and salt and form into a ball with your hands.
*Press this mixture into the bottom and just a little up the sides of the dish.
*Bake until it starts to get a little brown, approx. 15 minutes. Take out of oven and set aside.
*Microwave corn syrup, butter, brown sugar, eggnog and vanilla for 1 1/2 minutes, stir and then microwave another 2 minutes.
*Spread over the crust and bake for 20 minutes.
*Remove from oven and sprinkle the chocolate chips over the top of the toffee layer. Put back in oven for another minute or until the chocolate chips have melted enough to be spreadable.
*Remove from oven and using a knife, gently spread the melted chocolate chips over the top of the toffee layer.
*Cool for 15 minutes, then continue cooling in the refrigerator. Once it’s cooled, cut into squares.