Sometimes God and I have private jokes. So perhaps I will be the only one who finds this funny - but truly God has the greatest sense of humor. Well at least I get His jokes!
New Year's Eve, I am in the kitchen baking Snickerdoodles - partly for our snack that evening and partly to finally complete my Christmas gifts. I was elbow deep in flour - doubling a recipe which required this fraction challenged gal to count carefully how many cups I was adding. Cue My Kids. In comes not one but TWO of my lovely children - I can honestly say I have no idea what they wanted, I just know they definitely distracted me (always a dangerous thing!). My children always know exactly when to materialize for the maximum impact!! Such as if I'm on the phone, in the bathroom, trying to take a nap or... meticulously focusing on ingredients in a cookie recipe.
After mixing, rolling them into balls and tossing them in cinnamon/sugar, and baking - out of the oven my cookies come and they are as FLAT AS A PANCAKE. Which would have been great if I were making flapjacks but nope these are suppose to be puffed up and yummy cookies. HAPPILY they were still yummy, and my only possible explanation to the lack of 'oompf' in the final product - I must have miscounted the flour. I grab a few wavers (aka warm Snickerdoodles) and head to my computer to check Facebook. I find this blog post from Jennifer Fulwiler inviting me to try a very cool Saint Generator which along with the Holy Spirit chooses a saintly companion for 2014... I click FIND A SAINT FOR ME... and **poof**
St. Honorius of Amiens
Feast: May 16
Patronage: Against Drought; Bakers; Bakers of Holy Wafers; Cake Makers; Candlemakers; Chandlers; Confectioners; Corn Chandlers; Florists; Flour Merchants; Oil Refiners; Pastry Chefs
GOOD one God!!!
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