I woke up this morning just a little under the weather. You know, sore throat, headache, really tired...and since there were no students today at my school, I decided to call in sick. I hate doing that, I am really conscientious about going to work and usually I will myself to be well, (as well as sending up multiple prayers that I just do not have time to be sick!) But, I actually called in sick this time and since it has still been chilly here in Phoenix, I decided that I would take a nice soak in the tub. Luckily I had these!
That is right! They are Bath Bombs made by my daughter-in-law, Korina! I threw this kind in my tub this morning:
It smelled so good and cleared my head! I felt so much better! Korina makes these bombs with essential oils. You will love them. Here is her contact information if you want to order some for yourself: firstname.lastname@example.org
Since I was feeling better, I decided that I had better do something with the blueberries I had purchased a few days ago on sale.
They were some really nice ones! I had thought that I would just can them or make blueberry jam. But since I am sick, I didn't want to put in that much effort. So, I just made some delicious blueberry muffins and then froze the rest for a latter time. Here are the baggies of berries. I put about a cup of blueberries in each bag because that is how many I put in a recipe of muffins.
Here is my quick, delicious blueberry muffin recipe.
In a 2 quart mixing bowl, mix together the dry ingredients which include: 1 3/4 c. flour, 1/4 c. sugar, 3/4 tsp. salt,
2 3/4 tsp. baking powder.
Melt 1/3 c. butter, add 3/4 c. milk and 1 egg. Mix these together by hand very well.
Make a well in the dry ingredients and then pour the liquid into the well.
Mix everything together by hand until all of the dry ingredients are mixed in.
Fold 1 c. blueberries into the mix.
I like to use my cookie scoop to fill the tins. I usually put about 1 1/2 scoops into a cup.
You put them in a 400 degree oven for about 23 minutes. (preheat, I forgot to tell you.) They will come out looking like this.
Hope you enjoy them! Now I am going to take a nap, and/or read a book. I am under the weather!
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Creators of Hot Cocoa Bombs! (copyrighted)
Helen Reynolds: Mother of six children , grandmother to eleven! I love to cook, craft and create things and I especially love doing that with my family, So, when my lawyer daughter, Lindsey, my artist daughter, Madalynn, and I came up with the idea of Hot Cocoa Bombs, this blog was born. Then, one more daughter, with her technical and science skills, plus creativity has joined in to round us out! Read more about us here!