Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Memorial Day Weekend

It was a busy weekend. 
Filled with work.  blech.
Fun. Food and Family.
I decided to focus my energy on the Fun Food and Family part. 
I made my cookie version of the flag.  

I can't help but notice the lone white sprinkle on the top red cookie.  
Funny how once you notice something you see it every time you look at a photo.

Cookie Flags are fun.
It is even more fun to share your cookies with coworkers 
and a sweet little girl in the hospital who needs something sweet to eat. 

We had a family cookout yesterday.  
I made my corn salad.  
If you want to try it- check out my recipe here
I finally got to use my corn zipper....
Remember seeing it in this post?
It was amazing.  Just Amazing.

The best part of family cookouts.
Fire pits.
Drinks by the fire.
and..... SMORES!

How do you like your marshmallows? 
Toasted or burnt??
Me- I love them plain, toasted and burnt.

You could jazz up the traditional Smores with a Reese Peanut Butter Cup.   
It might be tasty.  Very Tasty.
But, I think I like the traditional way best.

I hope all of you had a wonderful weekend as well. 


Saturday, May 18, 2013

Brown Butter Cookie Dough Chocolate Pretzel Yums!!

Betty Crocker does what... She bakes...
So- I decided to be more like Betty Crocker...
And a little less Suzy Social Worker..
So I made you some Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pretzel Yums!
This fabulous recipe is compliments of Willow Bird Baking!
Check out her original recipe here
Then go forth and make these yums! 
They are amazing.
And almost make you forget your Suzy Social Worker moments.

Hope everyone has a fabulous weekend!!
I am spending mine with two cuties named Cake Butt and Pie!!
And some Doodles fun may be joining us!


Sunday, May 12, 2013

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day!!
To all the Mother's out there.
The Mothers to be
The Mothers of multiples
The Mothers of Special Needs kids
The Step Mothers
The Mothers of fur babies
The Mothers who are not yet a Mother.  
The Mothers who miss their Mother.  

Love to all of you!

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Happy Pictures

It's been a rough couple of weeks in my Suzy Social Worker role.  
I thought that I would think Happy Spring Thoughts.
Beautiful flowers always make me happy.

 Beautiful Blooming Trees make me smile.

And signs of green growing gives me hope.

And it is the small things- calls from friend when you share that you had a frustrating day. 
Support from coworkers, supervisors and management. 
(Something I didn't feel I had in my old position and ever so grateful for now!)
It makes the job easier.
And deep down in my heart.  
I know I made the right decision.

Sending hugs to everyone who needs a hug or smile!