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CBD: Cookie Baking Disorder

December 14, 2017
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This humor piece is from guest writer Anne Bardsley who answered our invitation for holiday-themed posts!  Thirty-two years ago, I developed a serious Cookie Baking Disorder. It has plagued me every holiday season. The CBD…

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Hermit Cookies And Stuff

August 25, 2017
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American Dessert HERMIT COOKIES INGREDIENTS ¾ cup butter (1 more tablespoon later) 1¼ cups sugar 2 eggs 2 tablespoons milk 3 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon clove ¼ teaspoon…

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Grandma Anna’s Spritz Cookies

June 15, 2017
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Swedish Dessert GRANDMA ANNA’S SPRITZ COOKIES INGREDIENTS 1 cup (2 sticks) butter* ⅔ cup sugar 3 egg yolks 2½ cups flour 1 tsp almond extract (optional) SPECIAL UTENSILS electric beater** cookie gun, aka cookie press…

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Holidays Meet Humor-Secret Santa Millennials….

December 15, 2016
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There’s a post going around Facebook that basically says when my grown kids ask me what I want for Christmas, let them know I just want TIME with them. This is the mantra of all…

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A F’Rigging Ponderable

November 3, 2016
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As an existentialist, I ponder, if a certain-candidate-who-shall-remain-nameless wins the election, is the election still rigged? And do we contest it because it’s rigged? And, does this mean the other candidate’s classified emails were just…

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I Want a Cookie!

April 30, 2015
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I Want a Cookie!

You read that right. I want a cookie, and not just any old packaged store cookie. I want a homemade one: sweet, chewy, lightly burned on one side. You know, the kind that makes the…

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Peanut Butter Chip Cookies – Tap it’s Amazing Power

December 22, 2014
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Peanut Butter Chip Cookies – Tap it’s Amazing Power

American Dessert PEANUT BUTTER CHIP COOKIES INGREDIENTS 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup butter 1 cup sugar ½ cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 10…

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Eating for Fun

December 6, 2014
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Now that the holiday season is here, it is a good time to think about food, especially the sizes it comes in. Some advertising person somewhere thought up the term “fun size” for those little…

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Unicorn Bites #565

December 2, 2014
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Me: *hugs 4-year-old* I wouldn’t trade you for anything in the world. 4-year-old: I’d trade you for pizza. — Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) November 19, 2014 Me: What’s wrong? 4-year-old: I wish everything was made out…

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Unicorn Bites #529

October 22, 2014
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Me: *unloads the groceries* 4-year-old: You forgot to buy cookies. Me: I didn’t want to buy cookies. 4: Now she knows monsters are real. — Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) October 14, 2014 Me: Every single one…

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