The Best Blondies

The Summer Challenge: Day 16 Since I work in a small office now instead of the bigger companies of the past, I don’t bake nearly as much as I used to. I do miss it greatly but really, we don’t need to eat all that stuff, so I limit myself to baking every now and then. […] [read more]

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The Weekend Housewife - The Best Blondies - Gooseberry Patch - Cupcakes and More Book-a-zine

How to Make Candy Apples

The Summer Challenge: Day 3 Candy apples are one of my most favorite fair/carnival treat and I remember as a kid asking my parents to buy me one before we left. Ahhh…. childhood memories! 🙂 Over the years, I have thought about making them myself but never got around to it but with the carni [read more]

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The Weekend Housewife - Carnival Themed Children's Party

Christmas Baking: Hot Cocoa Cookies

Day 21 of 25 Days of Christmas Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter 12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate 1 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 t baking powder 1/4 t salt 1 1/4 cup brown sugar 3 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 25 large marshmallows Icing Ingredients: 2 cups [read more]

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The Weekend Housewife - Countdown to Christmas - Christmas Cookie Exchange Party

Christmas Baking: Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Day 18 of 25 Days of Christmas These cookies were shared at my Annual Cookie Exchange Party this year and they are just wonderful! I love the flavor combination of the peppermint and the chocolate. Please enjoy this recipe and if you make them, let me know! Ingredients: 2 egg whites 1/8 t. cream of [read more]

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The Weekend Housewife - Countdown to Christmas - Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Hiya! I’m Jules and I am the Weekend Housewife… I am a graphic designer during the hours of 9-5 during the week and the rest of my time is spent being a mommy, a wife, a cook and baker, a memory keeper and photographer and a crafter.

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