Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

I’ve been planning a nice post for today that would include a round-up of all of the Christmas treats I’ve posted this month… but as it turns out my computer is sickly and I...

Christmas cookies

Christmas Cookies Galore!!

    I imagine many of you will be enjoying a pre-Christmas baking marathon this weekend!  I’ve gathered photos of some of my favorite Christmas cookies, and I hope to offer some decorating inspiration for the...

chocolate peppermint cupcakes

Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

This week my husband asked if I could make some Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes for him to bring into work.   My husband’s co-workers are often the recipients of my baking trials and triumphs, and always seem...

Christmas cookies packaging

Christmas Cookies and Cute Packaging

Christmas if certainly one of my favorite times of the year to make cookies!  Pretty cookies can make such special gifts, and are always welcome at holiday parties!  After making pretty pastel cookies for...

Gingerbread Trees and Copper Cookies Cutters {Giveaway!}

Gingerbread Trees and Copper Cookies Cutters {Giveaway!}

It’s great when I have some time to just “play” with cookies!  I recently had fun with a new cookie cutter from Ecrandal (the shape is Whimsy Tree) and made some gingerbread cookies (recipe HERE). ...

Send some love… or some Grace and Joy

Send some love… or some Grace and Joy

Last week we had family photos taken by friend and photographer Nathan Chilton. We haven’t had family photos taken for a couple years and I’m so happy with them!  Somehow we don’t look a lot like movie...