Do you ever wonder what Santa and Mrs. Claus looked like when they were younger? I do. Last week, I took a little poll on twitter asking ...
Is your oven in overdrive this week? Mine, too. Not only that but with every passing day, I think of another recipe or see another reci...
Prepare. Prepare yourself to make these for gifts and then eat the entire batch yourself. These are a Plan B treat. I wanted to make...
Happy St. Nicholas' Day!  Growing up, we didn't celebrate St. Nicholas' Day. I think my Aunt Janice was the first pers...
Don't put away your cans of pumpkin quite yet...it IS technically still fall, after all! And yes, you have the right blog. Contrary...
  While I think we'll be forgoing cocktails around here this New Year's Eve/Day as Mr. E has mild pneumonia and I have the flu ...
I'm embarrassed to say just how many cookie dough pretzels I've made since Thanksgiving. A LOT ought to cover it. Actually, I s...
One more! Can you handle one more cookie idea before Christmas? I made more gingerbread cookies this week. I'm smitten with gingerb...
In my mind, there's something about ice cream and cold weather that goes hand in hand...or cone in hand, or something like that. I lo...
Are you bringing a cookie platter to a party? Or helping with a dessert table at your child's school? Do you have guests coming for C...
  Jack has his first college finals this week...all while the campus is covered in a blanket of snow. I'm picturing the students bun...
I never, ever want birthday cake again. I WANT CHOCOLATE BABKA. I'm not even kidding. (Pssst....Mr. E, you have 10 months to prepa...
Blame it on that twilight period when you're not asleep, but still not entirely awake. That's when the vision of the chocolate an...
I love this week. Christmas season without the hustle and bustle. Ahhhhhhhh. This week is also known as cocktail week. Wait, isn't...
Y'all, sometimes decorating cookies with kids just isn't what it's cracked up to be. As my hairdresser said yesterday, "...
   There comes a point every holiday season where you realize you cannot do it all. You cannot make homemade lip balm and vanilla ext...
I had THE MOST FUN making these cookies. There's a lot less pressure to make cookies that are supposed to look ugly. These are eas...
I'm on a coconut kick. It seems to happen about this time every year. Maybe because coconut is the closest thing to snow that I'...
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