I was out of town this weekend visiting family. While family
trips to attend family functions are fun (my daughter only had 10
meltdowns), my husband and I always return home exhausted.
After we stumbled through the door, my daughter seamlessly laid
down for her nap (hooray!). I was hoping my son would plop on the
couch and watch TV or take a nap (which is what I wanted to do),
but he wanted to conduct a science experiment, bake cookies, make
lemonade, and take pictures!
I let him take a couple of pictures with my camera. His photos
of objects extremely close are brilliant! He convinced my husband
to make lemonade. Lastly, he started to pull out ingredients to
bake cookies. With all the decadent food we enjoyed this weekend, I
agreed to baking but only to my healthy chocolate chip zucchini
My son sprayed the loaf pan, squeezed in a splash of lemon
juice, shredded the zucchini, held the grater while I shredded more
zucchini, and finally decided to rest (thank goodness)! We baked a
scrumptious yet healthy treat to for everyone enjoy!
Mandy is a mom of two children, who hopes to inspire families to have fun in the kitchen together.
See more of Mandy's stories here.
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