Has anyone ever used dark brown sugar to make chocolate chip cookies? I promised the kids we'd make some tomorrow and I just realized we only have dark brown sugar, not light. Sugar is sugar, right? I'm going to go for it, but let me know if there's something I need to watch out for.
The kids and I are still flu-free, can you believe it? But they--and I--are going stir-crazy! We've gone on our daily constitutional around the neighborhood and of course we've been to the grocery store practically every day. Chess class was great yesterday, and who doesn't enjoy a visit to the obstetrician? But they miss playing with their friends (despite being improperly socialized homeschool kids--sorry, couldn't resist) and they really, really miss their Daddy. I miss him, too, and it's not just because when he's around I get a break. Brendan is upstairs bored out of his mind, but feeling mostly better.
I asked my OB yesterday about this stupid flu (baby's percolating just fine, btw) and according to him, Brendan can be contagious for up to a week after he first came down with the flu. (Please--let me know if you have different info!) So we've decided to keep him in Level 4 Containment until Saturday--I think we decided through Saturday. 2 more days. I can do this--and it will be so worth it, especially if I can avoid getting sick.
Hence, the cookies. Tomorrow's supposed to be crazy rainy. Good day for a cooking project!