Friday, December 3, 2010

friday love

We loved this week!

-played in the snow
-drank lots of cocoa
-watched rudolph
-put up the Christmas village
-realized that Christmas is SOON and wondered why I always put off my shopping
-realize that I have no idea what to get anyone this year
-had the best yoga class ever.....I think I sweat out all of last weeks turkey dinner in one class
-got out the glue gun, glitter, felt, paper, scissors, rock, buttons, more glitter, and just started to make things! I love that the kids love to create.

Tonight we'll get the tree, sing some fa la la's, and I'm sure someone, ahem, will make some treats along the way!

We love breakfast for dinner. 
We kind of have it alot.  
orange and pumpkin pancakes

Orange and Pumpkin Pancakes

3/4 cup pumpkin puree
2 TBS melted butter
1-2 tablespoons agave nectar 
2 eggs
1 1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup orange juice 
1 tsp orange zest
1 teaspoon mexican vanilla

2 cups whole wheat flour
1/4 cup ground flax seed
1/8 cup wheat germ
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 tsp cinnamon
 pinch of salt

stir until just combined--careful not to over mix.

Pour onto preheated (350°ish) and buttered griddle. 
Turn over pancake when bubbles start to appear on top. 

Top with warm maple syrup. 
orange and pumpkin pancakes
bonus points. I'm guessing if you added a sprinkle of chocolate chips to these as they were cooking your head might explode. I think they would be that good. Someone try it and let me know!

We love snowmen. No matter how scary they 

I love hats! I especially love large hats, to cover my large head.

I loooooove this song. love love love.
and how cute is this little video?

Happy Weekend!!!

What did you love about this week?


Unknown said...

I loved the fact that, even when all seems hopeless and struggles are imminent, light shines on a new 1954 Remington super-rite typewriter. Scored that bad boy from a vintage seller for a super bargain! Yes, my little Remington and I shall go far, even when all seems hopeless. And yes, that song is so beautiful, I just may have to write about how it made my whole day better.

Alycia Grayce (Crowley Party) said...

gosh I wish this is what my week had looked like!

Unknown said...

I love this post - the warmest & coziest winter post ever! Oooh boy, those pancakes would be so good with some chocolate! Thanks for sharing that song, too... it makes me want to make a winter mix cd! I hope you're on your way to having a great weekend! xo

Unknown said...

looove pumpkin pancakes (and your pretty pictures)! Oh, and one of my favorite Christmas songs too :)

Rachael said...

I love your snowman! I never made a snowman myself. Maybe it'll snow where I am soon so I can build one!
I also love that song, and video! Just discovered that song the other day.
If you think that's a cute video, you should check out the video from the 'David Crowder Band' and the song is Shine. That video is the cutest!

AllAmericanGrl said...

I love that i finally got to see Grey's Anatonmy season 6 on dvd!! :)

gram said...

... happy this week that all my people got home safely and that our new little mama & baby are doing well!

gram said...

.. very nice pic of Charly...

Hayley said...

i just put that song on my winter playlist this week.

i love it!

try "no christmas for me." by zee avi. i bet you will love it too.

summer said...

life at your house rocks, and this song IS so good, and there are so many CUTE faces in this post, and thanks for the great hat ideas- one is now on my christmas list!!

Sandy a la Mode said...

hehehh LOVE the snowman!! and those pancakes look divine!!!

Bianca said...

Love the hats!! Good song too...have you heard of "It Snowed" by Meaghan Smith? You might like it as well.

Erin said...

I tried making these with chocolate chips :D They were awesome! I tried semisweet, milk chocolate, and white chocolate ones... I think the semisweet ones were the best :) awesome recipe!

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