Monday, September 13, 2010

Big Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies for YOU!

Hope your week is off to a good start. Mine started a LITTLE rocky and I was feeling stressed. For me, one of the best stress relievers is cooking/baking. Luckily, I had agreed to bake one of my fellow group fitness instructors some of my big oatmeal chocolate chip cookies (as he requested) for subbing one of my classes.

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Want some of these cookies and don’t feel like baking? Tomorrow, September 14, Tina at Carrots N’ Cake is hosting a blogger bake sale to raise money for her & Mal’s Team in Training. A batch of my Big Oatmeal Chocolate Chip cookies will be up on the block, so please please bid on them and all of the other amazing treats. I can customize these cookies based on allergies & can make them vegan! I will also ship to anywhere in the US or Canada.

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What is your favorite stress reliever?

33 comments:

Megan D said...

Oatmeal choco chip cookes are my absolute favorite!! Especially warm out of the oven. I like to de-stress by taking a leisurely walk outside! Something about the outdoors calms me down.

Paige (Running Around Normal) said...

Those look deliiiiccious!!
My favorite stress reliever currently is walking Niko. Her excitedness rubs off on me :)

Jenna said...

Baking is my go to stress reliever too! Sometimes I don't even really want what I'm baking, although that doesn't mean I don't eat it. :)

Stephanie @cookinfanatic said...

Totally agree - being in the kitchen is such a fabulous stress reliever for me too!! Hope your week goes well my dear :D

Amanda (Two Boos Who Eat) said...

Those cookies look great! :)

Yoga, baking and running are all great stress relievers for me.

Julie said...

somebody is gonna sweep those cookies up in NO TIME flash ;)

my favorite stress reliever has totally got to be a pedicure haha :) i'm such a girl. but to sit in a massage chair with a gossip mag and get my toes painted is like the ultimate luxury for moi!

homecookedem said...

So sorry your day started out rocky. I hope everything's ok.

Those cookies look awesome!! :) It's funny b/c while baking helps some people de-stress, it actually stresses me out!! I usually do something wrong like forget to grease a pan or leave a crucial ingredient out or something, haha! ;)

The Blonde Duck said...

Dancing. Dancing always makes me feel better.

Followed by eating. Pie, please.

tam said...

Oh they look divine I love cookies and I'm pretty damn sure I'd love those! x x

Holly said...

I'm so sorry your day started off stressful. :-( I hope tomorrow is better! I'm SO with you - baking (for other people - it's that nurturing feeling, I guess) REALLY relieves stress for me. :-) If that doesn't work, I'll pop in one of my favorite movies! Your cookies always look absolutely delicious!

Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga) said...

girl so soooorrry that you're feelin stressed. hope things are ok now, but if you need an ear, im here . HUGS babe!!!

and it's too sweet that you're donating your cookies AND that you will make them GF, vegan, etc for the winner, you are such a sweet soul :)

xo

*Naomi* said...

YUMMMM!!! thats awesome tha you are selling them to the bake sale they are going to FLY! :)

stress reliever for me is working out!! lifting these days!

Lauren said...

They look fantastic! I will surely be bidding! :)

Stacey said...

I will have to check out the cookies at the bake sale, they look good. I wanted to make something but I ran out of time.

Kelsey said...

first of all i love ur little robotic mechanical scoop thingy hehe <3

COOKIES- everyones fav too. nom nom nom chocolate chip oatmeal! i always remember saturdays my mom bringing home chocolate chip oatmeal cookies from the bakery..i would wait all day for her car to pull in the driveway and run out to grab a COOKIE!! <3

xoxo

We Are Not Martha said...

Baking is definitely a stress relief to me, too. And cooking. But reading blogs is nice as well :)

The cookies look delicious!

Sues

Esi said...

Love oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. Baking is definitely a great stress reliever!

Indie.Tea said...

Yum! Those look delicious.
My favoritest stress reliever are my cats. :)

MizFit said...

um ok
so those are really your cookies?!

SO PERFECT and scooped?

Im impressed.
ours are smashed and mushed when they are plopped on the pan and as much as Id like to blame the four year old, well, it's more ME :)

CaSaundraLeigh said...

There are lots of goodies up for sale at Tina's "bake sale"...yours definitely are one-of-a-kind though--they look delish!

I head to the kitchen when I am stressed too!

Anne Marie said...

My favorite stress reliever is a nice warm bubble bath.

Heather said...

I'm so sorry you've been stressed....total bummer... :(

Baking and working out are my biggest stress relievers. Baking leaves me with a sugar high and exercising leaves me with an endorphine high!! :)

Hope you're feeling better, girlie...

Seglare said...

These cookies look so good!! :)

My favorite stress reliever is taking a long walk in the nature - by the sea or in the forest.

Krista said...

Like you, working in the kitchen is a HUGE stress reliever. Just not *cleaning* the kitchen!! wink wink

Hope your Tuesday is going better!

Janetha said...

those look great! i saw that on tina's blog this morning. you are such a great baker!! i like to relax with baking and writing.

Angharad said...

Ahh so lovely! My stress relievers are a night on the couch with my man and a cup of tea/glass of wine and something awesome (mad men!!) on the box or a long bath and a magazine or book. Walking and running help me too!

Lea @ Healthy Coconut said...

I do the same, when my stress level is high, I bake and experiment in the kitchen. It's so relaxing, especially when I play music in the background too. It totally calms me down.

Nicole @ Geek Turned Athlete said...

I tend to bake when my stress level is up as well. It is so therapeutic for some reason. The hubs doesn't get it, but I'm glad someone does!!

Lindsay @ http://pancakesnpajamas.blogspot.com/ said...

Oh my gosh. I could eat everyone of those cookies right about now. :) Good thing they are not within my reach. I like to destress by having coffee with one of my favorite friends. ;) Does that count?? XOXO

Rachael said...

I'm a stress wanderer. Long, long walks in deserted locales, preferably full of trees, is my detox method of choice.

the actor's diet said...

those cookies look pretty darn tasty! my stress reliever? hiring someone to clean my house. i've only done it once, and i'm still feeling less stressed (and it was 3 months ago)

Chef Fresco said...

I must say running is my stress reliever. I hope your week is better! These cookies look delicious!

Aggie said...

What a cool fundraiser! Lucky person who won your cookies! They look yummy!