Saturday, November 10, 2007

Pretty good, but not perfect.

That is my life,pretty good, but not perfect.Princess and I did some
bread baking on Saturday.The bread we made Thursday was gone and we wanted more.
We made the usual recipe, and then I tried to make a bread dough that I have never tried before.
It did not work. Instead I got out the rolling pin and bag of cookie cutters,
and let Princess have at it. We made some cute decorations. I just baked them until they were hard.
We painted them this morning after breakfast.We did some turkeys and some snowflakes and some little Christmas shapes. I have no idea what we'll do with them when we are done, but we did have fun.
I'm hoping she also learned a couple of good life lessons.
I am not perfect, and sometimes you can
make decorations out of bad dough.
We still have more to do, but once Princess gets her hands covered in paint, she wants a bath.
She spent a good part of the afternoon with my sister while I did laundry and stopped in at the library for some books I had on hold. I will post about my book selections on Tuesday.
On Monday we will be joining Mom Unplugged for her group project.

10 comments:

Mariposa said...

The decorations came out really nice and Princess did a good job painting. The bread looks great as well did you do it in a bread maker?

Daphne said...

We also had a less than ideal baking adventures with a never before tried recipe! I'm glad you were able to make good of your bread - our cookies found their way to our compost pile.

Learning with O said...

How fun, they turned out really nice too!

Heather said...

P is really talented in the art.

Angela said...

I like that...perfect is over-rated. What fun you are having! The bread looks amazing, and P looks in her element painting!

nina said...

Wonderful and resourceful. We all need to read lessons in appreciating the imperfect. P can really paint.

BTW, Citcat isn't happy until her hands are covered in paint. It always leaves me a little worried that she will streak through the house making a mess. :)

Mom Unplugged said...

That bread is making me hungry. What a wonderful way to recycle failed dough. I would not have thought of that! Thanks for the idea!

Cher Mere said...

Nobody's perfect. We pick up the pieces and try to make it work out. I think that is a great lesson.

scjacobs said...

What a creative way to turn lemons into lemonade. :) I think I would have cried and tossed it in the garbage.

reprehriestless warillever said...

What a wonderful way to learn an important lesson!

Plus, the turkeys are really cute.

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