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Jessie’s 10 ways to make friends with a cat

A new elf family moved in across the street to Molly and Santa.  Jessie loves the kids in the family and wants to spend more time playing with them.  Unfortunately, the family has a cat named Butch.  The cat has been less then welcoming and Jessie has decided she is going to do everything she can to make friends.  She thought hard and came up with a list of 10 things she could do to help her make friends.Jessie's 10 ways to make friends with a cat

  1. Lick the back of the cat’s neck every time you see it. Everyone loves kisses.
  2. Make friends with the cat’s owner. Everyone loves to share their friends.
  3. Play fetch with the cat’s ball. Everyone likes to play.
  4. Play hide and seek with the cat’s catnip. Everyone loves a game.
  5. Sit in the cat’s chair by the sun lit window. Everyone likes to share their comfy couch.
  6. Show the cat’s owner the mouse that the cat dropped on the kitchen floor. Everyone’s proud of a kitty who brings presents.
  7. Make the cat chase his kitty toy. Everyone loves exercise.
  8. Play in the cat’s kitty litter. Everyone likes to make sandcastles.
  9. Jump up on the owner’s lap when they’re cuddling. Everyone likes to make friends.
  10. Dump the cat’s water over its back. Everyone loves a good bath.

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Molly’s special Hazelnut Brownies

Molly, Santa and Jessie have been invited to a picnic at Molly’s sisters down south.  Molly shuffled through her recipes to look for something perfect to bring to the celebration.  After hours of looking she decided to bring her mother’s recipe for Hazelnut Raspberry Brownies.  She loves how the tart raspberries combine with the rich chocolate.Molly's Special Hazelnut Brownies

At the party everyone loved Molly’s dessert and requested the recipe.  She has typed it out below for all her friends to enjoy.

Ingredients

1/4 cup hazelnut coffee
7 tbsp cocoa
1/2 cup melted butter
2 cups stevia
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
t tsp salt
1 cup flour
1 cup raspberries
1 cup chocolate chips

Incorporate all ingredients into a large bowl and mix until smooth. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit in a glass pan for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool and ice. Store in refrigerator.

Hazelnut Icing
1/2 cup chocolate cookie crumbs
1/8 cup hazelnut coffee
1 2/4 cups icing sugar
1 tbsp oil
1/4 tsp salt

 

Santa’s Favorite Hobbies

  • Star gazing late at night with Jessie and Molly at his side. He especially enjoys the Perseids Meteor Shower.Santa's Favorite Hobbies
  • Water skiing with the elves. Jessie barks at him from the motor boat while Santa tries to perform tricks for his friends.
  • Picnics near the lake. Molly always packs a special lunch.  They enjoy the treats and relax by the lapping water.
  • Feeding the ducks with the elves children. Santa loves to see the smiles and laughter on the children’s faces.
  • Visiting the deer houses after the new baby deer have been born. Santa likes the babies to get to know him as soon as possible.
  • Going for a midnight walk on hot, steamy summer nights. Jessie and Santa listen to the sounds of the owls and the coyotes on their walks.
  • Sleeping in the hammock under the trees. Santa doesn’t get much down time at Christmas, so he likes to enjoy a vacation during the warm summer months.
  • Cold iced tea on the patio with Jessie and Molly. Santa loves iced tea in the sun.  The only thing he loves better is to spend time with Jessie and Molly.
  • Swimming in the lake with his snorkel and flippers. Santa likes to look for treasures under the water as he gets his summer exercise.
  • Watching the bike races on tv. Santa used to ride bicycles when he was young, and he always marvels at how fast the racers go.  It’s can be a dangerous sport, so Santa uses his Christmas magic to keep the racers safe.