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Cookie Baking Night 10/19/15

Tonight was Cookie Baking Night. In attendance this evening: Emily, Ethan, Carissa, Alli, and Rylar. Tonight we tried a "Pioneer Woman" recipe called Spreads. It's basically a butter cookie recipe that you spread into a pan, bake, and then spread melted chocolate on it. We made a variation where we spread chocolate chips on one-half and sprinkled mini M&Ms on them and spread butterscotch chips on the other half and sprinkled mini Reese's Pieces on them.





Rylar cracked his first egg (at Cookie Baking Night, anyway) a few weeks ago, and now he's a little pro and offers his services at every opportunity.



While our treats were cooling, we read from Leading Little Ones to God by Marian Schoolland. Tonight we read chapter 15 titled "God Made All Things Good", and we read from Genesis 1:20-25 about how God created the world. In this society of prefabricated, premade, pre-assembled items where the children think their food comes from a grocery store and not …

Cookie Baking Night 10/05/15

Tonight was Cookie Baking Night. In attendance this evening: Emily, Ethan, Carissa, Alli, and Rylar. It's that time of year again. We made our fall classic treat Pumpkin Patch Brownies.







Best part: Putting on the pumpkins and the vines.


Everyone has their own style




While the brownies were cooling, we read from Leading Little Ones to God by Marian Schoolland. Tonight we read chapter 14 titled "God Has Many Names". We talked about the importance of a name. In our lesson, we only scratched the surface of the many names ascribed to God in the Bible with Mighty One, Father, Lord. We read from Exodus 3 in the Bible, where God calls himself the great I AM. We learned that with this one name He is telling us that "He has no beginning", "He has always existed" "He does not change" "He will always be the same" We also talked about His name JESUS , which the Bible tells us is above all names. The Bible also tells us that someday every knee wil…