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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Small Successes

Recognizing the small things we accomplish each week helps us realize that even when it doesn't seem like it, we are getting things done! To link up your Small Successes each Thursday, go to CatholicMom.com. Here's the link.

1) I made two batches of granola, experimenting w/ various amounts of honey & molasses. The recipe is for granola bars, but I like to cook it just a minute or two longer then break it into bite-sized pieces. I made a batch a few weeks ago that only had honey & it was way too strong for my taste.

2) I made three different batches of pancakes to freeze for those occasional busy mornings. Batch one was Four Grain, batch two was French Vanilla w/ Rum extract, & the last included freshly pureed pumpkin. YUM!

3) I balanced our checkbook AND it was correct the first time! I usually have to refigure at least once due to a missed transaction or two. YAY me!


Sherry said...

How do you freeze pancakes? I'm loving that idea.

Congrats on the checkbook. I feel grown up whenever I do it.

Thanks for being part of small success Thursday!

Maria said...

It's very easy. I let them cool, then stack them w/ sheets of wax paper in between to prevent sticking together. Put them in a freezer bag & toss in the freezer. When you want to eat them, just pop them in the toaster (I've found that halfway between 3 & 4 on our toaster settings works best on ours.)

JJ's Mom said...

What a great week. Sounds like your kitchen is screaming FALL IS HERE! I may need the recipe for French Vanilla pancakes.....for real!

Anyway, long time, no see. I'm back in the blogging world after a summer long hiatus. Pop on over if you have a chance. Your comments always lift my spirits!

JJ's Mom said...
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Maria said...

FYI: I wasn't avoiding one of JJ's Mom's comments. For some reason, hers published twice!