Sunday, December 09, 2012

Baking for Christmas

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This weekend Hanne and I have baked for Christmas.  We did the same last year and we love this tradition.  We have had so fun in the kitchen, and I am already looking forward to next years baking.

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Five different kind of Christmas cookies in six hours. 

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Rusken was very curious about what was going on.  He hoped something will drop down on the floor.  But Christmas cookies was not his kind of favorite.

When all baking was done our traditional baking dinner.

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Dinner with pinnekjøtt (salted and dried rib of mutton) and of course red wine and aquavit.

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Second sunday in advent and it is so fun opening my adventcalendar from Hanne and Nancy.

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Today adventcalendar gifts was this. A cute Christmas ornament kit from Nancy (her own design).  Love it.  I have to trace this and start sewing it today.  From Hanne Step two in her secret Christmas mystery.  Now I am allowed to start sewing this dresden plates. 

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Have to cut more fabric for these dresden petals so I can sew the whole dresden plate together.Step one is ready and wating for step two. Love this mystery project and are looking forward to step three next sunday. 

Saying for today:

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A snowman is love and laughter
all rolled up into one.

22 comments:

Hanne said...

I am already looking forward to next year's baking too :-)
This is fun in every way. We have not done much sewing though, but there are still a few hours before I drive home, so hopefully we have something to show in the sewing department too, before the is done :-)

Annelies said...

That must have been so much fun, working together and baking lovely things.

Melody said...

Lovely gifts and wow your biscuits lok delicious.

barb's creations said...

Looks like a great baking day was had by all,those cookies look delish! :) Barb.

Susan said...

Lovely Christmas traditions. Your Advent projects look very interesting.

Yvonne W said...

It is fun following traditions like these and doing it with a special friend or family.

Kate said...

Looks and sounds like great fun! Thanks for sharing.

Trines hobby said...

For en herlig tradisjon, skulle ønske jeg hadde noen å bake sammen med:) Middag med pinnekjøtt må vente helt til julaften, men du kan tro jeg gleder meg til å smake! Ha en flott adventstid! Trine

Butterfly said...

Så flott tradisjon du og Hanne har! Husker den fra i fjor! Dere er veldig effektive :0)) Her har det vært pepperkakebaking i dag...

Veldig hyggelig å bake i fellesskap, vi var to familier i dag. Nå lukter det veldig jul her.

Smulteringene så fantastiske ut! Ja, alt sammen så veldig godt ut!
Ha en fortsatt fin adventssøndag :0)

Klem

Nancy in Norway said...

Så flinke og effektive dere har vært!

Nancy in Norway said...

Så flinke og effektive dere har vært!

amala said...

all your cookies look delicious and you must have had so much fun togather. i really adore your xmas-calenders for each other, they are so very special.

Marne said...

Oh that looks like you had a wonderful time. All sorts of good food and lovely company. It will be exciting to see how your mystery project evolves.

mascanlon said...

Its so nice to make new traditions as our children get older and some things get rearranged. Cookies look wonderful and I am anxious to see the mystery too!

Wendy said...

The baking looks delicious. I've got to get some done soon.

Grethe said...

Kjenner stekelukten helt hit :-) Hjemmebakt er best; så gøy, dere er topp flinke!

Inmapatchwork said...

Me estan encantando estas comiditas que preparas
Saludos
Inma

Magda Scrobota said...

those cookies look delicious
just discovered your blog and i love it, very sweet :)
following you
wish you warm holidays close to the dear ones
xx
http://www.theothersideofwonderland.com/

Ondrea said...

Yum! Can you send some of those cookies over to me please? Where do you find the time to bake AND sew?

Käranån said...

Önskar dig en riktigt GOD JUL och ett GOTT NYTT ÅR!

Rosa said...

¡¡¡ Feliz Navidad !!!

sewkalico said...

Your baking looks wonderful!!! I sent you a little parcel... I hope that you have received it!

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