christmas cookies

Fun Facts Friday {12/19}

by Courtney on December 19, 2014

christmas cookie trays

1. It feels SO good to be back to eating (most) normal foods again. Now if I could just get past that whole cornbread aversion. Sigh. 2. Last night I put together my first cookie trays of the season! And I also ended up making a batch of Cheesecake Toffee Fudge at about 9pm last […]



Well, I think this past weekend is the first weekend in a long time where, save for a quick dinner out with the fam, it just was not a great one. Our poor babe started showing signs of a cold on Friday and when I picked him up from daycare that afternoon, it was clear […]


My Ultimate Holiday Treats Round Up

by Courtney on December 2, 2012

Well hello there, my friends! I’ve been enjoying a lovely little Sunday over here today, but I’m popping in quick with a delectable, mouth-watering post filled with lots of my favorite Christmas treats! I’ve put this together the past two years, and I’m continuing the tradition again this year. We’ve got some old favorites and […]


Snickerdoodles Cookie Recipe

by Courtney on December 23, 2011


Our family favorite Snickerdoodles Cookie Recipe! (see recipe below) I don’t know about you, but I’ve got a lot to do this evening. I still have to wrap every single gift that I’ve bought, as well as make a chocolate pie and a batch of these Dark Chocolate Turtle Graham Bars. Haha, yeah…and to think […]


Raspberry Almond Gems

by Courtney on December 19, 2011

Raspberry Almond Gems – a family favorite! (see recipe below) I’ve had quite a few requests for these little goodies ever since I first posted about them a week ago. Lucky for you, I copied down the recipe from my mom when I was over there this weekend, so you don’t have to wait any […]


Easy DIY Festive Recipe Cards

by Courtney on December 13, 2011


Let me tell you…I could not WAIT to dig into lunch this afternoon. I was one hungry gal! I blame it on this morning’s workout. Lunch today included a big ‘ol mixed veggie salad, which was put together last night. In the mix: Italian lettuces, cucumbers, grape tomatoes, shredded carrots, broccoli, corn, onions, pickles, and […]


There’s Always Time For Cookies

by Courtney on December 11, 2010


Yesterday totally got away from me with blogging! Sorry, my friends! A bunch of little errands piled on top of each other after work, plus a nice dinner with the hubby, resulted in little time to blog. But I DID have time to do a little Christmas cookie decorating… And now I’m off for a […]


Maple Pumpkin Gingerbread Cookies

by Courtney on December 8, 2010


Maple Pumpkin Gingerbread Cookies! (see recipe below) There’s only 17 baking days left until Christmas… How are YOU doing on your list?? Ohh, what’s that you say? You need a little inspiration on what to bake next? No problem-o! You’ve come to the right place. Last week while baking up a storm with Mom, I […]