I just took this photo 2 shakes of a minute or so ago. There are even "puddles" !!
You can almost hear the plant life sucking up every drop coming its way .... a nice rain, not pelting and running off the hard ground, glorious rain we have been waiting so long for.
Yesterday at Vacation Bible School, Connor had made a Lobster, which he called a "monster". He could not wait until we got home so he could scare his Papa with it.
Just because the boys are here, does not mean everything else that I normally do on a daily basis has stopped, especially where the "Checkerboard Aussies" are concerned.
2 c. mashed bananas (4-5 med.)
3/4 c. white sugar
1/3 c. melted butter or margarine
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 c. all purpose flour
Mash bananas. Add sugar and slightly beaten egg; add the melted butter; add dry ingredients.
Fill greased muffin cups and Bake at 375* F for 20 minutes (or longer depending on Oven).
Recipe adapted from The Looneyspoons Collection, by http://
1 1/4 cups flour
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup butter or margarine
1/3 cup peanut butter
1/3 cup chocolate chips
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
In a mixer, combine the sugar, butter, peanut butter and egg, until smooth.
In another bowl mix together the flour, oats, baking soda and salt.
Then add the flour mix to the butter mix and combine.
Mix in the chocolate chips.
Roll the cookie dough into 1 1/2 inch balls, then place them on a cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Using a fork, gently flatten the cookies.
Bake for about 10 minutes. The cookies should be soft and chewy
The boys and I decided to hang outside for the rest of the afternoon.