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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Another Giveaway, Work For Me Wednesday and Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today I'm linking up with We Are That Family for Work For Me Wednesday.

I don't like to put a liner in my waste baskets (except my kitchen one), and I also hate to wash them out! So, I came up with a brilliant solution! I put them in my dishwasher every month or so! I have a swinging lid on my kitchen garbage and you wouldn't believe how dirty my kids get it, and on the inside! So, I stick it in the dishwasher too! I know, I'm lazy, but why scrub when you don't have too! I do wipe it off every day or so, but by the end of the month it's grunged again. So, it works for me!


I am so excited to present a giveaway sponsored by CSN Stores! There are two items they are offering, that's right two winners! Their stores are amazing! They have just about anything you could want! They are offering two great baking kits to two of my followers! These are such fun looking kits! The first one is a Kids Cupcake Kit
Sassafras - Kid's Cupcake Making Kit in Vinyl Bag
This kit includes- 1 Spoon Cupcake pan Paper liners Cupcake mix Frosting Sprinkles Rhyming recipe and instructions The second one is a Kids Cookie Making Kit

This kit includes- A kids chef hat Kitchen timer 2 silicone mini loaf molds 1 silicone spatula Easy to follow recipe Both of these kits would be a great way to spend quality time with your little ones and teach them the love of baking! Just think of the fun cookies you could make and eat together or the cupcakes! Wouldn't this be a great head start on your Christmas shopping? I know I would be sending these to my grand kids if I won, I wish I could win them! CSN has an amazing plethora of products from nursery furniture and toys to home decor and housewares.

What do you have to do to enter this fabulous give-away? You may do one or all of these once, and please leave me a separate comment for each one.

1. Become a follower of my blog, just click on the follower button on the top left of my blog, come back here and tell me about it in a comment for an entry.

2. Update your status with my giveaway on Facebook, come back and tell me in a comment for an entry.

3. Blog about my giveaway. Feel free to use any of my pictures or wording about the giveaway, come back here and leave me a link to your blog in a comment for an entry.

4. Visit CSN Baby and leave a comment here about a product you liked and you'll get another entry.

This giveaway is open until Wednesday, November 18 until midnight. No, I'm not going to stay up that late, but I'll post the two winners Thursday morning! Good luck!

The original recipe for these cookies called for macadamia nuts. I bought the ingredients for these cookies a couple of months ago, then I kept sneaking a few nuts here and there, and I ate them ALL! I have to confess, I love nuts! So I bought some more macadamia nuts, and somehow they dissapeared too. Then the other day I decided to make them so I bought some more nuts. Some how the can got opened and I ate a few, and over the next few days they all dissapeared! Do you see a pattern here? Well I asked the kids if they wanted the cookies with or without nuts, and they said without nuts. So I made them. They loved them. I tasted them and thought they were pretty good too! Yes even my chocoholic Sloan loved them. We'll be making these again!

Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 lemon cake mix
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a mixer mix the cake mix, eggs and butter. Add the white chocolate chips and mix until evenly mixed.

Drop with a cookie scoop onto cookie sheets and bake for 12-13 minutes. Let sit on cookie sheet for 3 minutes, then remove to cool on cookie racks.

There's a huge giveaway over at The DIY Show Off.


Anonymous said...

I have the same kind of trash can. I can totally relate and I love your idea of running it through the dishwasher -- why not? It sterilizes it too. Why don't you stop by my blog and link your post to my boardwalk bragfest? It's my first one and anyone is allowed to come on in and simply brag about something that they have made, cooked, read, written, or saved on. We'll all join in tomorrow and brag. You could also brag about this marvelous giveaway!!!

amy said...

What a fun giveaway. I'm a follower.

Jennie said...

Great giveaway!!! I love the cookie kit, that little timer is SO cute!

I'm a follower!

Jennie said...

Facebooked it :)

Susan said...

I love the Sunny Activity Wrap Baby Toy - so cute, although mine have outgrown the baby stage.
That's an adorable giveaway; thanks for doing it!

Jenna said...

Those kits are too adorable! My niece is 7 and absolutely LOOOOVES to cook. She got an Easy Bake Oven for her birthday last month and has been baking up a storm!!! She would enjoy one of these kits! **The cookies look great too!!!!** :)

Erica said...

i just started following your blog. those kits are adorable! i have a 3 year old son and he always wants to help me in the kitchen. those would be perfect!!! :)

Erica said...

i went to csn baby and they have such great prices! if we had another boy i would definitely get the rock and roll crib bedding! oh my it's so cute! too bad they don't make that in toddler size, my son would love it!

Frieda said...

I'm a follower and love your blog! I really enjoy your creativity and recipes...keep 'em coming ~

Frieda said...

Jumped over to CSN Baby and loved their darling, fashionable diaper bags ~ Wish I had them when my kids were little...they're not so little any more!

Lori said...

I am so far behind I cannot believe it!! You know that I am a follower already ~ and I love all your recipes!

Angie Mae said...

I follow you. :)

Angie Mae said...

Just visited the CSN store and they have so many awesome things! I love all the baby toys. The cloth baby rings are so cute and different. Thanks for such a neat giveaway!

ilovemy5kids said...

I'm a follower and LOVE that cupcake daughter would love that...

Too fun!

Blessings to you,
lana @

ilovemy5kids said...

2nd entry -

What can't you find at the CSN store?

I love all the diaper bags and nursery themes. (Even though I'm officially out of the baby stage - after 10 years.)