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Sunday, February 17, 2013

Sunday in the Kitchen - Cake Mix Cookies and What's Hot

And the snow keeps coming here in my corner of the world...

It may be cold outside, but that doesn't stop me from skipping around the internet!

Here's a few of the things I found interesting in my web-hopping this week:

Jennifer Shirk posted this link on Twitter this week for Bug Out Bags for Writers.

If your target publisher is Entangled, they unveiled a new streamlined submission process. Read about here on their blog.

I found this blog post by Margo Berendsen on "21 ways to make your plot more."

This week I'm reading: Yours at Midnight by Robin Bielman

Looking for a little graphic writing inspiration? Visit Rebecca T Dickson. This week's graphic? Use what you have!

And that's what's hot for this week...and now it's time to get in the kitchen and make some cookies.

Cake Mix Cookies

Who doesn't love to eat cookies? Who wouldn't love to make them more often? Here's a great and easy solution. Open up your cabinet and grab a box of your favorite cake mix. Put it in a bowl with 1/3 cup of vegetable oil and 2 eggs. Mix it all up and shape into one inch balls. Place 2 inches apart of an ungreased cookie sheet for 6-8 minutes at 375 degrees.

Optional: roll your balls (I know how this sounds, but honestly, we're making cookies here!) in some sugar before putting them on the cookie sheet.


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Here's a few interesting things found on the web this week and a cake mix cookie recipe! Click here to tweet!

Wishing you happy and safe travels wherever your road leads today!

* Because I love my readers and am grateful you choose to spend some time with me each week, all comments from Feb. 1 to Feb 28 are automatically entered into my monthly drawing for a 3 mini travel-sized handmade soaps. Details and the scents for the month can be found on the "contest rules" page.

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  1. Deb! I'm loving this background. :D

    1. Thanks Bethanne! I think it's perfect with my header and very easy on the eyes. :)

  2. Something new. Yum! I haven't heard of these cookies before but I think I've got a box of cake mix. I'll be giving them a try.

    Love the background as well. :)

  3. Rebecca's visual was funny. Thanks for the smile and the other informative sites.

  4. Thanks for sharing the link from Jennifer Shirk that was too funny. I shared it with my husband who is not a blogger and he just didn't get it. I so needed that laugh today.


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