Tying a Windsor Knot

Yes, I can tie a tie.

Sometimes I need to, because I’m helpful like that.

Today, one of my Elflings needed me to tie a tie for her.

I happily helped her using this wonderful diagram:

| Photo via Google |

| Photo via Google |


Day 24 ~ Favourite Childhood Book

Maybe, A Mole

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Day 24 ~ Favourite Childhood Book:

When I was a little girl, I read and reread the book, “Maybe, a Mole,” by Julia Cunningham. It was a my absolute favourite book, and now that I think about it, I’d love to track down a  copy for my own Elflings to enjoy.

31-Day Blog Challenge

My Elfling’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe – FINALLY!

Veggiewitch's Elflings

My Elflings have picked this recipe as their favorite. It’s easy for them to follow, and super-easy to double, triple, or whatever for however many cookies you may need/want. ;0)

My Elfling’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
2 C flour* (rice, quinoa, buckwheat, etc)
1 tsp baking powder*
1 tsp salt
1 C butter*
1 C packed brown sugar*
½ C sugar*
2 eggs or replacer
2 tsp vanilla*
1 package *chocolate chips/chunks
* = Organic

 Preheat oven to 375°F/190°C/Gas Mark 5. Mix flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Stir with a whisk to blend, and set aside. In a larger bowl, cream the butter until fluffy. Gradually beat in sugars. Blend in eggs or replacer, water and vanilla. Add chocolate chips, and fold together. Stir in flour mixture until well-blended. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto un-greased cookie sheet, about 1″ apart. Bake for 8 minutes, or until lightly browned. Makes about 3 dozen.