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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Moms get homework too :-(

My eight year old son came home from school today to inform me that the teacher had given ME homework! Teachers usually use this phrase (about giving parents homework) to help the kids remember to tell them something important that they would like done. So of course, I assumed that I would have to fill out some kind of paperwork- no problem! I was quickly corrected, that I had a homework assignment. Not only did I have a homework assignment, but it was due the next day!

EXCUSE ME!!!!!!!

"O.k. ," I replied. "What is the assignment." He began to tell me that I had to bring a snack for the class. "Is that all?" I thought to myself, I will just go to Wal-mart or somewhere like that and pick something up from the bakery. My son broke my train of thought when he added, " it can't be bought. It has to be homemade."

EXCUSE ME!!!!!!!!

Does this teacher not know that I work a full-time job , own my own business, and have three other children besides the one she teaches? Does she not know that I already have a busy day of basketball practice, orders to fill, laundry to wash, meals to cook, and rooms to clean?

How does MOM get homework? I have enough homework- I'm always working when I'm home!!!!!

After I mentally blew a fuse, I began to try to figure out what to make. Since I am a Type A Personality Mom, I had to make it GOOD!!!

My son LOVES pumpkins and so I decided to make his favorite cookies! Pumpkin cookies!

It's a simple recipe, they always come out just right, and most importantly they are delicious!! Pumpkin Cookies it is!

If you want to the perfect cookie for Santa this Christmas, no matter what variation you decide to make (no raisins, frosting, no frosting, etc.) these cookies are soft and delicious! Now you can really say, " My dog ate my homework!"


Pumpkin Cookies

1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup pumpkin pie filling (half of can)
1 egg
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup raisins (you can use more or less or none at all)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.Mix shortening, sugar, pumpkin, and egg.
Blend well. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Put on ungreased
cookie sheet by the teaspoonful. Cook in a 375 degree oven for 12-15 minutes.

Frosting *optional*

3 Tablespoons Milk
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup powdered sugar
3/4 teaspoon vanilla

Melt brown sugar and milk in saucepan over medium heat.
When melted, take off of heat. Add powdered sugar and vanilla.
Mix well and spoon over cookies.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Featuring . . . Mommy Mogul!!!!!!

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