I haven't been very good at blogging. I have had a few things I wanted to blog about so this is the posting of a few things that I wanted to start the year off with.
Usually the time between Christmas and New Years I try and put together a jig saw puzzle. This habit started when I was a little girl. I would set up my little table in our bedroom and spend the break putting together a puzzle. The puzzle this year took a little longer but it eventually got done.
Thursdays At Eight. This years word is; per·se·vere /ˌpɜrsəˈvɪər/ Show Spelled
1. to persist in anything undertaken; maintain a purpose in spite of difficulty, obstacles, or discouragement; continue steadfastly.
I like to think that I can maintain a purpose in spite of difficulty, steadfast and immovable. We will see what this year brings.
Greg Olsen. It is entitled, "O Jerusalem". Wish me luck!
Daffycat's TLSAL. As I post my progress I will be eligible for some fantastic prizes. Who doesn't like that for an insentive to stitch.
Saturday, January 15, 2011
If you like coconut you need to try this recipe. It is my all time favorite and I had a craving for these sense I have been fighting a cold.
Coconut Crisp Cookies1 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups rolled oats
2 cups flour
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. nutmeg
¾ tsp. salt
2 cups coconut
Cream butter with sugars. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat until light and fluffy. Add flour, baking powder, soda, salt and nutmeg. Stir in oats and coconut. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degree oven until golden (12-15 minutes).