Thursday, December 31, 2015

Cookies all crumbled and new batch started for 2016

Another year has passed and both good and not so good things have occurred. Being me, I like to document and remember and reflect on it all.  Here goes…..

2015 Family and Friend Events

January -  Mister’s remaining brother died, and a dear friend died.

February - Great nephew (age 14) just had cast off broken ankle then broke wrist in sledding accident soon after.

March -  Friend’s husband died.
March - Longtime beach friend fell, broke neck vertebrae.
March - Grandson (age 13) broke clavicle

*June - Great-Great Grandson born.

July - Grandson (age 26) fell down sewer hole on job when ladder broke and fractured foot and ankle. December - Same Grandson diagnosed with acute lymphoid leukemia and is being treated.

July - Daughter (age 55) had 8th back surgery.

Sister (age 73) fell at home and broke wrist and arm. August - Same sister fell down indoor flight of stairs middle of night. September - Same sister diagnosed with bladder cancer and is being treated.

*September - Nephew (age 44) married.

October - Significant Other of son (age 57) diagnosed with colon cancer and is being treated.

November - Great niece (age 7) broke arm.

December - Friend’s husband died.
December - Old friend fell, broke wrist, arm, ribs, spleen removed, concussion.

New Stuff After Sale of SC Trailer in June

14KW Generac Stand by Automatic Generator Installed
Ford Escape SUV (We downsized and updated from Truck) 
Power Recliner - Leather 
Freezer 14 CU
EGO 56V Wireless Leaf Blower
Vizio 28” Flatscreen TV for kitchen
KitchenAid Deluxe Edition Stand Mixer “Red Workhorse”

New Storm Drain Constructed.
Electric Junction box under sink shorted and was repaired.
Dock barrels and deck repaired and replaced.

So now all of my various directories have been updated for the year 2016.

By the way, I baked a lot in 2015 and will try to exceed my skills in that department. It's a goal!


Caramel Raisin Cookies
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Peanut Butter Bars
Amish Applesauce Cake
Chocolate Bundt Cake
Vanilla Poke Cake
Pineapple Cherry Dump Cake
Bread Pudding
Bread Pudding #2
Chocolate Bundt Cake
Lemon Bundt Cake
Pumpkin Pie
Applesauce Cake
Peach Pie
Apple Pie
Wild Plum Leather
Pumpkin Pie
Peach Crescents
Applesauce Cupcakes
Molasses Cookies
Apple Pie
Apple Pie #2
One Bowl Apple Cake
Pan Apple Cake
Willie’s Apple Bundt Cake
Cherry Snack Bars
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Gingerbread Men and Cookies
Lemon Shortbread Cookies
Oatmeal Cherry Cookies


  1. oh, my. i hope you and yours have far less bad breaks and more good ones waiting in 2016!

  2. You had a terrible year except for the food. Good luck for a Happy New Year in 2016.