It's hard to get back on track after a break - no matter how small.
The man and I were in Kelowna over the long weekend to visit his family (May 20th was Victoria Day in Canada) and we did absolutely nothing. Like, really nothing. We slept in, pitter pattered around the mall, mini golfed - an activity that spurred us to do even less since it aggravated my hip injury - and went to a movie. I didn't even have to cook! This for a family that usually fills weekends with overflowing work (I'm one of those people that pokes away at work all weekend), baseball, soccer, playdates, and all the normal stuff that comes with a hectic family life was absolute paradise.
Oh, and we got completely addicted to Pocket Planes. (Have you played?! You must.)
Back home on Tuesday I stood in my kitchen, buried under a massive to-do list, and made these cookies to get back in the groove. I have to admit, it was awesome to eat something homemade again, despite the unwelcome effort after a weekend off.
These lemon cookies are practically fat free, and are light and fluffy lemon delights that kind of remind me of meringues. To be honest, we actually prefer them without the icing - they're too sweet with it for our tastes. The man and boy (and I) were eating them as they were being lifted off the pan, and they were gone so quickly I had to make a double batch the next day. Definitely a keeper.