Friday, January 14, 2011

Days 3 and 4 of snow...and some cookies

We continue to live in a world of snow and ice!  The thick layer of ice on top of the snow looks rather like fondant on a cake -- rounded and smooth over every surface.  I took some pictures to try to show the glossy layer of ice...
 
 
 This picture didn't turn out well, but you can see the night-time reflection of the street light on the ice of our front yard.
 David was in need of a playmate today and Abigail was not feeling up to playing outside, so I bundled up and went out with him.  We went sledding, traipsed around the yard enjoying the crackle of the ice, and had a snowball fight in our wooded area.  Someday he'll realize that it was a labor of love and not a result of any great desire on my part to get cold and snowy! :)  We did enjoy the one-on-one time, though.
And in warm and tasty news, today I supervised David's first independent baking effort.  He did marvelously and we are all enjoying the fruit of his efforts!  He made his great-great Aunt Myrtle's Molasses Crinkle Cookies.  I love to see something repeated down through the generations!

4 comments:

Delighted Hands said...

The snow/ice is beautiful to look at! Glad you took the time to play outside with David. The cookies look great-good job, Chef David!

Amy said...

Hmm, I am thinking that I should let Timothy be a bit more independent in the kitchen if David is doing this himself. Good for him!

cj and family said...

Good job, David! And I completely understand "labor of love" vs. personal desire. I must admit, I've not minded having Matthew as my excuse to stay in one little bit!

Anonymous said...

Those are my favorite cookies--haven't had them in years--my Grandmother used to make them. Sharon