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Shipwreck Cookies from the Lunchbox Season

March breACK! 2014: Shipwreck Cookies

There are a slew of shipwrecks in the play we’re reading this week. So, I made some special “Shipwreck Cookies” for the kids. “Shipwreck Cookies?” This is really just a catch-all phrase for a basic drop cookie with lots of left-overs from the sweets section of the cupboard. Although, there’s a bit more emphasis on […]

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chocolate chocolate chip crinkle kringle cookies from the lunchboxseason

Family Advent Calendar, Day 21: Christmas Cookie Party! Make Chocolate Chocolate Chip Crinkle [Kringle] Cookies, Pfeffernüsse, and other Old Favourites

It’s time to make loads and loads of Christmas Cookies! Today, we’re making two new Lunchbox Season recipes: Chocolate Chocolate Chip Crinkle [Kringle] Cookies and Pfeffernüssen.  We’ll also be whipping up batches of some of our old favourites: Cookie Meteors and Santa Babies. Servings: 3 dozen cookies Servings: 4 Dozen Cookies Click on the image […]

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Family Advent Calendar, Day 7: Lego Christmas Party! Lego Christmas Building Challenges and Lego Christmas Cookies

This morning we’re going to have a “Lego Christmas Party.” First, we’ll browse the web for a little inspiration. Then, we will choose from one or more of the holiday building challenges below and build our hearts out. We’ll follow this up with some Lego Christmas Cookies (see the recipe below). Inspiration For inspiration, we’ll have a […]

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The Lunchbox Season's Spooktacular 13 Best of Everything Halloween

The Lunchbox Season’s Spooktacular 13: Best of Everything Halloween

Halloween is coming! Here are 12 of our best Halloween and Halloween-Friendly Posts and a bonus 13th contribution from our Sister Site!  Just click on the image and be transported!!! SNACKS: 1. Quick & Easy Mummy Cookies A Halloween Themed Lunchbox Treat! We make sugar cookies with our ginger-people cutters and ice them to look like mummies! […]

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Bakesale Bestsellers III Double Chocolate Mars Bar Meteors

Bakesale Bestsellers III: Double Chocolate Mars Bar Meteors [Cookies]

It’s bakesale time again at school!  Will these Double Chocolate Mars Bar Meteors be this year’s bestsellers? Well, at the rate they’re going here at home, there might not be any left for the bakesale… Double Chocolate Mars Bar Meteors? What are those? Fudgy, brownie-soft cookies packed with chocolate chips and chunks of Mars bar, with […]

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Brown Sugar Funfetti Spritz

weekly trEAT: Brown Sugar Funfetti Spritz

It’s our first new weekly trEAT of the 2013-14 school year!  We wanted to make something simple and snack-sized for the small containers the kids have been throwing into their new, soft lunch bags, so we opted for a holiday classic, the Spritz cookie. But we “schooled up” our spritz by giving them a fun, confetti […]

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Contractor Cookies [and Bathroom Pics]

Last week, we baked up a few batches of cookies to give to our contractors for all of the hard work they did on the bathroom. Barring the glass work [window and shower enclosure] which must, of necessity, come afterward, it took a mere nine working days for them to gut, replumb, tile and install […]

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DIY COOKIE CUTTERS The ZEPPELIN EDITION From THELUNCHBOXSEASONdotCOM

DIY Cookie Cutters: The Zeppelin Edition

The theme of the month has been to celebrate the launch of Blaise’s new book of poems,  Zeppelin (Nightwood Editions, 2013). We had been searching around for a while to try and find him a set of zeppelin cookie cutters. We finally found some cute ones on Etsy, but they weren’t quite the right shape (the […]

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cream cheese sugar cookie conversation hearts

Valentine’s Treat: Cream-Cheese Sugar Cookie Conversation Hearts

I wanted to make a festive weekly treat for the kids a bit before the sugar rush of the actual holiday…so here they are, and a week early…our cookie Conversation Hearts! You’ll want to save this sugar cookie recipes. It’s one of the best I’ve ever come up with. And the icing…let’s not even get […]

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Looking Backward, Love

Looking Backward, Love

“If bread is the first necessity of life, recreation is a close second.” – Edward Bellamy, Looking Backward While it may have appeared as if we’ve been off hibernating since our marathon Advent Shadowbox Calendar project at the end of 2012, we’ve actually been out flexing our muscles in the winter weather. Plenty of snow […]

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Lord Peter Wimsey’s Case-Crackin’ New Year’s Eve Party

As always, our New Year’s Eve plans come along last minute.  Last year’s family Sherlock Holmes Party was such a success, that we decided to continue the tradition of having a mystery movie night this year by introducing the kids to the fabulous story-telling of Dorothy L. Sayers.  Tonight, we’ll be dusting off the DIY Detective […]

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Advent Shadowbox 2012: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! Thanks for joining us for our Advent Shadowbox 2012 Calendar! __________ Here’s a recap! Advent Shadowbox 2012: An Introduction: We (re)introduce our Advent Shadowbox Calendar Tradition and include some tips for how you might create a similar tradition of your own. Advent Shadowbox 2012: Day 1,  Have  a Tree Trimming Party, Make Cinnamon Glitter […]

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