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Molly’s Cheddar Bread

Molly loves to bake and when she’s happy she experiments in the kitchen to come up with new ideas. Since Santa loves cheddar cheese Molly put together a bread recipe today to treat him after a long day at the manufacturing facility.  The instructions are below.

2 cups flourCheddarBread

4 tsp baking powder

1 tbsp sugar

1 tsp caraway

1 tsp dried rosemary

1/2 tsp dried mustard

1 1/2 cups extra old cheddar

2 tbsp olive oil

1 beaten egg

1 cup milk


Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, seasonings and cheese in a large bowl.  Mix eggs, milk and olive oil together.  Add to dry ingredients mixing just until incorporated.  Bake in greased loaf pan for 45 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

August 11th – 10 More Fun Facts about Santa Claus

  1. Santa once had a pet racoon he named B.J.  B.J. followed Santa around the North Pole and stole sugar cookies from Molly’s pantry.  He liked to go fishing with Santa and was very adept at catching small fish.

    10 more Fun Facts about Santa Claus
  2. Santa broke his left leg when he was young.  He fell off of a horse when riding.  Because of the injury Santa has one leg shorter than the other so he shuffles when he walks.
  3. Santa writes to as many children as he can each year.  He is proficient in over 20 languages but has interpreters to help him with the multitude of other languages around the world.
  4. Santa employs scientists to create handy dandy gadgets for him.  One scientist, for example, created a small mechanical phone that can translate any language.  Santa uses it Christmas eve when he goes to the houses around the world.
  5. Santa  has a small pocket watch given to him by his father.  It runs by magic and tells the time to the exact second.There is a mechanism in the clock to turn back time for 30 seconds.
  6. Santa loves darts but is horrible at the game.  Last year he was the last player to be picked for the junior Elves league.
  7. Santa walks with Jessie through the pet store once a week.  He likes to see the animals up for adoption and tries to convince the store patrons to take the animals home.
  8. Santa hates jelly beans.  He once was given a flavored package of small jelly beans and bit into a coconut one.  He hasn’t touched the candy since.
  9. Santa shaves off his beard just after Christmas but he starts  regrowing it  around the beginning of June.
  10. Santa’s natural hair color is brown.  Christmas Magic turns it white just in time for Christmas.
Countdown to Christmas Eve!

Dec. 21st – Jessie helps Molly with Santa’s coat.

“Now Molly, I’ve been poked and prodded all morning. I have work to do in the manufacturing facility. Aren’t you almost finished?” Santa pushed his arms out in front of him and lifted his right leg in a stretch.

Jessie watched Santa. She thought it looked like he was trying to perform ballet but failing horribly.

“Christopher Cringle! Christmas is this week and your old suit is a disgrace. It’s the same every year. Cookie icing, soot and eggnog ground into the delicate fabric. Do you know how long it takes  to embroider the cuffs alone on this suit?’ Continue reading Dec. 21st – Jessie helps Molly with Santa’s coat.

Dec. 20th- Jessie watches Santa grow a beard

Jessie curiously looked at Santa’s Face. His normally close shaven beard had grown overnight. It was now big, bushy and streaked in colour. As she watched the streaks were changing colour and becoming a snowy white.

More alarming, Santa’s tummy was growing incredibly fast. His normally lean frame had gained a hundred pounds overnight and he was wheezing slightly as he worked.

Jessie walked up to Santa and nudged his hand. She licked his rough hands and whined softly.

Continue reading Dec. 20th- Jessie watches Santa grow a beard