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Catching Up with Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Scotchies

Every time I plan to get caught up blogging something seems to happen lately.  I think I’m going to have to come to the realization that our lives are just permanently hectic!

Jack was recently home from school for five days.  It wasn’t so bad the first couple days.  He actually napped a bit and was pretty cuddly and adorable.  Lack of energy will do that to him.  By the last day, once he was already fever free for 24 hours, he was driving me completely insane.

His energy was back.  His appetite was back.  His attitude was back.  I was miserable.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Steel Cut Oats

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We are huge fans of steel cut oatmeal. Once we tried it a couple years ago we have not looked back. Jack in particular loves it. He will frequently ask for oatmeal for breakfast. For a while he loved it with cinnamon and brown sugar sprinkled on top. Then the favorite was with a spoon full of peanut butter on top. Continue reading

White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

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Let me start by saying I love to bake, and usually I do not make baked goods light or healthy often. Baked goods are treats and meant to be made with all the good stuff like real butter. This recipe, however, is a somewhat healthier cookie.
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