Things Accomplished Today


It has been a long and very productive day, but man am I wiped. Actually, I’m pretty sure all of us are. Things accomplished today: Walked 3 miles on the treadmill while watching Fred Clause Got the grocery shopping done for the week, and only managed to forget one thing on my list Lots of…

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Sunday Happenings


A whole lotta lounging. A little baking. Browned Butter Banana Bread, to be exact. A little nail polish painting. One of my favorite OPI colors, “Lincoln Park After Dark” Some disappointing Jets football watching… A little fun with Cody…because we both swore that he looked exactly like a feline version of the Dos Equis guy…

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Black & White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies


So a few weeks ago I made these cookies. You may remember me teasing you with mentioning them. Unfortunately, I couldn’t share them with you at the time because they were top secret. Okay, well not really “top secret,” but they were my contribution to The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. So far, I’ve received…

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Uncle Sam’s Crispy Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies


So yesterday, I got a little creative in the kitchen. As it turns out, that creativity paid off in a big way…in the form of some pretty amazing cookies. I noticed last week that Attune Foods was having a recipe contest for December, with the challenge of making an original homemade gift recipe, using one…

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Vanilla Glazed Cranberry Apple Cookies


Vanilla Glazed Cranberry Apple Cookies! (see recipe below) I love apples. I love cookies. I also love apples in my cookies. Back in October, you may remember when Jay and I celebrated our 3rd Annual Fall Festival with some of our closest friends. You may also remember me briefly mentioning a delicious plate full of…

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