Saturday, August 7, 2010

4th of July and Bay's 7th Birthday

Bay wanted to have a birthday party at G-ma Bobber and Papa Mitchell's lakehouse so we had two different parties for him. Thank you G-ma Sue, Aunt Laura, G-ma Bobber & all that came and made it so special. He turned 7! I can't believe it. We stayed there with the cousins for a couple of days. It was so much fun and we ate out a couple of times. We went to a Mexican restaurant that had the best fajitas. Thank you for sharing your lakehouse with us, Gma and Papa!

I grabbed these pictures off of Dana's blog!
We had the cousins over for the 4th of July. We were going to go to a fireworks show after we ate and did some fireworks at our house but we never left!

Hershey's Doubly Chocolate Cookies

If your name is Kimber, you might not want to read this! ;)

These are really yummy!

1 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cups Hershey's cocoa (Once I made it with Hershey's Special Dark and once with regular. I liked them best with the Special Dark).
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 (12 oz.) pkg. Hershey's milk chocolate chips
1/2 cup nuts (they were really good with finely-chopped pecans)

Preheat oven to 350. In large mixer bowl, beat butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until light and fluffy. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt; add to butter mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 min. Cool slightly.