Tats and Hands

Tats and Hands

Friday, April 29, 2011

Good Morning Mama

Curse the cuteness of my two sons.

All I wanted to do is roll over in bed and ignore them so that I can get a few more minutes of sleep, but no they have to be adorable little snots.

Logan was up bright and early at 6:35 and quietly ran out into the front room to cuddle with Grandma in our big brown lazy boy and watch the Disney Channel. Okay I can still sleep for a bit, sweet! Nope, 6:40 over the baby monitor I hear Liam in his little morning voice "Mama?" and with an effort I roll out of bed to go greet the morning with the cute little buggers that are my sons. :)

Not much on the agenda to do today as I have today off of work which is odd, normally I work Friday and have Saturday off; as most of the deliveries come Monday-Friday, but I'm not going to complain. My plan for the day is make some brownies < for the family and someone special ;) >, do the laundry, throw something into the crock pot for dinner tonight (recipe for Brownies will follow at end of post), and maybe play some video games? But who knows :)

I suppose that it is all for now. Oh I started another blog called "Blogging Zombies?!" read it if you get the chance and let me know what you think.


Cocoa Brownies

1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter/margarine (1 Stick)
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract

1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease 9" square baking pan. In bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
2. In 3 qt saucepan melt butter, over low heat. Remove from heat and stir in sugar. Stir in eggs, one at a time, until well blended;add vanilla. Stir flour mixture into sugar mixture until blended. Spread batter evenly in prepared pan.
3. Bake until toothpick inserted 2" from center comes out almost clean, about 25 minutes. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
4. When cool cut into 16 pieces

Each Brownie: about 132 calories, 2g protein, 17g carb, 7g total fat (4g sat. fat) 42mg cholesterol, 110mg sodium

These brownies are so simple to make and usually everything you need is already in your pantry!

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