Black Forest Cherry Cake with Kids!

It was Daddy’s birthday over the summer! It’s tradition to make him a schwartzwaldekirschtorte–otherwise known as a Black Forest Cherry Cake. You just can’t go wrong with chocolate and cherry! Well, it occurred to me as I was pinning recipes that really I could let the kids “decorate” the cake because it was mostly layering! […]

18 Reasons I Love Trash!

“I love trash! Anything dirty or dingy or dusty, anything ragged or rotten or rusty! Yes, I love trash!” -Sesame Street’s Oscar the Grouch One of the lessons I’ve learned from Sesame Street sticks in my head because of this song: Happiness is not found in the object but in the perception of the object. […]

11 Reasons Why Parents Make the Best Actors

We know how to project. “Come here, come here, come here NOW!” We understand the importance of diction. “Suck.” “Excuse me? Oh, TRuck!” We know how to cry on cue. “And then he said, ‘I-wuv-oo’ for the first time!” “Awww!” We know how to take personal criticism. “Mommy, no sit on blanket.” We know how […]

These are The World's Best Cookie. Period. - The Bitty-Bits Blog

World’s Best Cookie

I know the title seems like a stretch, but seriously, these are The World’s Best Cookie. Period. My family calls them Gorp Cookies but I’ve also heard them called Buffalo Chip Cookies and Ranger Cookies. First, mix up the ingredients. This is a really easy recipe where you just dump it into the mixer as […]