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Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Lemon Shortbread Cookies

I must admit, even though I’m a “food blogger” and a self-proclaimed foodie, I don’t think I really have a signature go-to dish. I feel like every blogger, mom, homemaker, Pinterest-obsessed lady, or even BBQ-loving man out there has a signature thing that they make well. Unless throwing a bunch of veggies in a saute … Continue reading

Weekend in Photos

Weekend in Photos

Hello and happy Monday! Um, how crazy is it that Christmas is just over a week away? Anyone else lightweight freaking out right now? Luckily, I find baking to be stress relieving, because I have a lot of it to do over the next 7 days ­čśë Now…on to the weekend recap! On Friday afternoon, … Continue reading

Mulled Wine ├á la Fran├žaise

Mulled Wine ├á la Fran├žaise

Today, I’m taking you all to France. Doesn’t matter if you’re willing or not. We’re goin’ there. Sorry ’bout it. Ever since I spent a year studying (and eating) in Lyon, the month of December and the holiday season bring back very specific memories. Twinkling stars and dazzling colors… Hustle and bustle, the sound of … Continue reading

Christmas Recap + Elf 4 Health

Christmas Recap + Elf 4 Health

Merry Day-After-Christmas, everyone! I hope none of you are, like me, sick and at work this December 26th. What started as feeling just a little under the weather on Sunday has grown into a full-blown cold that exploded on Christmas morning and is still lingering today. Luckily, I’ve had my friends DayQuil and NyQuil to … Continue reading

Christmas Weekend in Photos

Christmas Weekend in Photos

So, it’s Christmas Eve and I’m sick. This scenario is also known as My Worst Nightmare. I knew it was coming, since T-Man started feeling under the weather Thursday night, and was pretty much bedridden Friday and Saturday… So with a weekend full of parties and baking and gift shopping ahead of me, I made … Continue reading

Friday Faves (Christmas Edition!)

Friday Faves (Christmas Edition!)

1) Christmas Movies And telling everyone on Instagram which ones I’m watching: Since December 1st (I’m not a CHRISTMAS STARTS AFTER THANKSGIVING kinda gal ;)), I’ve also watched Elf, A Charlie Brown Christmas, and Nightmare Before Christmas (I watch it every year between Halloween & Christmas!). Looking forward to watching It’s a Wonderful Life and … Continue reading

Christmas Cookie Brainstorming Sesh

Christmas Cookie Brainstorming Sesh

Something my family (and probably yours too, I imagine) has always done every holiday season is gift giving in the form of baked goods. In addition to a seemingly never ending supply of cookies in our Christmas cookie tins, my mom always made loaves of cranberry bread for our teachers, and cookies for our neighbors. … Continue reading

Holiday Baking: Butter, Sugar & Love

Holiday Baking: Butter, Sugar & Love

After about a week of baking (and a passing reference to my work in the previous Christmas themed blog), I’ve decided to dedicate an entire entry to this year’s beloved creations.┬á All of my recipes came from the Food Network Christmas Cookie website, but I did end up tweaking them a bit.┬á Read on for … Continue reading