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Lady Grey Tea Cookies

Lady Grey Tea Cookies

Those of you who know me in person know that I have become an obsessive tea drinker… to the level some might call an addiction. But there are way, way worse things to be hooked on than Earl Grey tea, right? (Help me out here.) Well, not only is tea simply brilliant for drinking, but … Continue reading

It’s the Weekend!

It’s the Weekend!

What do you have planned for your weekend? Today is my niece’s birthday party! The Wee One is very excited to see his cousins. He made/had me make something special for his birthday girl cousin and is looking forward to giving it to her today. He wanted to give her a heart that is pink … Continue reading

Choco-Coconut Peanut Bars

Choco-Coconut Peanut Bars

I started off Saturday wanting to make easy coconut macaroons (coconut, vanilla, and 1 can sweetened condensed milk). However, I had no where near enough coconut for that to work. After being annoyed about this, I decided to rummage and see what else I could find. I came up with Reese’s mini pb cups, peanuts, … Continue reading

Baking: Cappuccino Chip Dark Chocolate Chewies

Baking: Cappuccino Chip Dark Chocolate Chewies

Mmm, dark chocolate cookies… These cookies are really rich with a subtle coffee flavor, thanks to cappuccino chips. This recipe is adapted from The Cake Mix Doctor cookbook. Cappuccino Chip Dark Chocolate Chewies 1 box dark chocolate cake mix 1/2 cup water 1/2 stick (4 TBSP) butter, melted 1 egg 1 cup cappuccino chips Stir … Continue reading

Handmade Gifts

Handmade Gifts

Now that we have had our biggest Christmas get-together (yesterday! it was really nice to see all my family), I can post pictures of some of the handmade gifts I made this season. I embroidered and then made this bag for my younger sister (pictures aren’t the best, sorry!): front of the bag Inside pocket … Continue reading

Last minute Christmas fun

Last minute Christmas fun

We did some low key Christmas coloring Saturday. I found these great Charlie Brown Christmas coloring pages that the Wee One and I enjoyed coloring. Perfect for toddlers with fevers. Sunday we finally made Christmas cookies! As it turns out, we only had weird colors of food coloring, but they still look festive. I used … Continue reading

A Handmade Holiday: Homemade Yumminess

A Handmade Holiday: Homemade Yumminess

I have a cookie swap party to go to this afternoon, so I thought it was the perfect time to share another great handmade gift you could do: food! There are so many yummy and easy options out there, like Pumpkin Butter (this is on my list to make) from Dandee. Or how about some … Continue reading

Do Something Nice… and yummy

Do Something Nice… and yummy

Today’s advent calendar activity is “Do something nice for someone else.” The Wee One and I decided we would do something nice for the Middl’n and made him his favorite kind of cookie bars, Brown Sugar Bars. They are pure sugar and terrible for you, so I don’t make then often, which makes them a … Continue reading