Friday, January 29, 2010
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Monday, January 25, 2010
2 packages crescent rolls (the sheets are the easiest)
2 packages cream cheese (the good stuff, not light), softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups sugar
1 stick butter
Preheat oven to 350*. Spray 9x13 pan with Pam. Press 1 package of crescent flat in bottom of pan- press seams together if need be. Mix cream cheese, vanilla, and 1 1/2 cups sugar until creamy. Spread over rolls in pan. Cover with the other can of rolls- press seams together again if needed. Melt butter and pour over top of rolls. Mix 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 tsp cinnamon, sprinkle over top. Bake for 35 minutes. Cool, cut and serve. Refrigerate leftovers.
It's best to bake the day you serve. And, it's FABULOUS warm! Enjoy! I didn't take a picture, and I refuse to take a picture of the scale to prove that I've eaten more than enough of it in the last week.
Thursday, January 21, 2010
This was the most magical Christmas yet. Beth was completely enamoured with Santa and his magic. Jacob was fascinated by the whole process and fun. Popi and Yaya spent 3 days with us. AND IT SNOWED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Friday, January 15, 2010
Santa came and left some great goodies- just what they asked for and a surprise or two. Of course Beth was most excited about her American girl doll, that looks just like her. She also got a Lite Brite and a pink fishing pole. Jacob got a bigger baseball tee, Cars Geotrax and a Buzz Lightyear.
After exploring the toys from Santa, we all got to open our stockings. Kevin and Jacob both got "Star Wars" lights.
Sunday, January 10, 2010
Saturday, January 9, 2010
Santa brings Christmas jommies
We have some other traditions, too. I get at least one new piece for my Christmas village every year. This year, I got the clock shop. I get at least one new Christmas every year. I usually choose based on gorgeous artowork or a tender story. I got a few books for the kids, but our special book this year was our Elf on the Shelf. We watch lots of Christmas movies- the Santa Clause series, Polar Express, the old Miracle on 34th, White Christmas. And listen to lots of Christmas music. I LOVE CHRISTMAS!