Thursday, March 12, 2009

Peanut Butter Cookies

Today Samuel and I baked Cookies. It was his first time making cookies. He thought it was great fun. I tried to get him to roll them into balls. He rolled them watching me closely and as soon as I set my cookie down he would plop his down with a triumphant splat. It was adorable. I went to get my camera to get a picture of him baking his first cookies. I came back to him taking the balls I had finished and flattening them into "Pannecakes". He always wants to be up where I am working. I hope he doesn't stop wanting to be where I am, doing what I am doing.

I have a new dryer

Ok not really. Some of you have heard my laments about doing laundry. My dryer was obviously giving out. It would sometimes take me 8 hours to dry a load of laundry. By then the load waiting in the washer to get moved to the dryer already stunk and had to be run again. I would start laundry on Monday morning and would rarely be done before Wednesday evening. This is with loads running constantly even at night.

We finally decided we would probably need to get a new dryer. Zach decided to try one last thing. He pulled out the dryer and checked the vent that goes from the dryer to the outside. Long story short, he spent all weekend trying to get that path unplugged. By the end he had pulled out at least 9 gallons of dust and lint. It was plugged solid.

So it has been taking me 60 hours of my dryer running every week to get my laundry done. This morning I did all of our laundry in 4 hours. That is sorted, washed, dried and put away. Amazing. Laundry doesn't have to be a dreaded ordeal.