1 cup butter
1/2 cup icing sugar
2 cups flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
Mix butter and icing sugar until fluffy. Add dry ingredients and incorporate until mixture forms a ball. Form into a log and chill for at least an hour. Remove from refrigerator and cut into slices. Bake at 325 degrees for 20 to 30 minutes.
Jessie sniffed at the sodden pile of feathers. She had been fast asleep earlier when she had heard a bang on the window pane above her. Jessie had yawned, stretched her long legs and then looked out the window to investigate the noise.
Lying at the base of the windows was a blue jay. It had flown into the window and knocked itself unconscious. Jessie walked through her doggy door and approached the bird. It was still breathing so Jessie prodded it with her nose to try to get it to move. When it didn’t respond Jessie carefully picked up the bird in her mouth and carried it back into the Claus’s house and into the kitchen. She walked up to Molly and laid it at Molly’s feet. Jessie then poked Molly with her nose. Continue reading December 23rd – Jessie, Molly and Santa help a blue jay.