Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies

A tried and true sugar cookie recipe from my grandma, forever my favorite, forever nostalgic. Hope you love them! Sugar CookiesCream together: 1 Cup Sugar, 2 Sticks Softened Butter. Add: 2 Eggs, 4 Tablespoons Cream (Half & Half), a smidgeon of Vanilla. Mix Together. Then Add: 3 Cups Flour, 2 tsp Baking Powder, 1 tsp Baking Soda. Mix well (I used my hands here). Refrigerate dough at least two hours. Roll, cut & bake at 350 degrees for about 6-7 min. Buttercream

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Garvin Family Chili Recipe

Or if you’ve been around here for a while, you know we call it Brandon’s Bomb Chili!This chili is SPICY, our kids do eat it but it is hot and will definitely make your nose run a little bit! This is a no bean recipe, with both beef & pork, lots of peppers, a can of beer and best of all: topped with tater tots (or extra crispy tater crowns which are the actual best) and tillamook shredded cheddar cheese!

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Holiday Baking

This weekend was our annual holiday baking weekend with the girls & my mom. It’s always one of our favorite days of the holiday season! We did our traditional sugar cookies, my grandma’s recipe that many of you have also been using for years, which was very bittersweet as it is our first Christmas without her. She stopped making them about five years ago when her arthritis was really bad, so every year we would make them for her instead.

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