Thursday, December 23, 2010
One More Cookie Baking Day
After heading out this morning for a breakfast date with Melanie and the children, we came home and decided to have one more cookie baking day. What fun we had. We let Mei-Ling do all the decorating of the gingerbread bears and people by herself and she did a great job. She has enough baking with Grammie experience to know how to roll out the dough and cut the cookies out without any help. How I love to see her eyes light up with joy as she works in the kitchen. I know, that the long tradition of bakers in the family will be continued.
Yen was more than happy to sit in his chair and watch us. Smiling and laughing the whole time.
Melanie made some cute reindeer cookies using red hearts for mouths, pretzels for antlers, and mini chocolate chips for eyes.
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...