Merry Christmas Eve Eve! I can't believe it's already December 23rd. I remember putting up my tree on November 1st and that feels like just yesterday. I'm sad to see the Christmas season come and go once again, but I'm excited to have my own Christmas here at my place. My parents are in town… Continue reading Surprise Meringue Kisses
It's December 2nd, and if your Christmas tree isn't up yet---what are you waiting for?! I'm currently sitting here listening to Christmas music play through my stereo and looking at the lights glisten on my tree. I'm fully in the Christmas spirit, and that couldn't be more visible than if you step into my kitchen.… Continue reading Christmas Cookie Truffles
Sugar OVERLOAD. I've probably had more sweets in the last week than I have all year. I can't wait to get back on keto at the beginning of the New Year, but for now I'm soaking up the holiday treats. This cookie cake I made for work on Monday is probably the sweetest thing I've… Continue reading Candy Cane Cookie Cake
Holiday puppy chow made easy and festive. Use your microwave to melt butter and chocolate and then go to town with sugar and sprinkles. There's also a secret ingredient lurking inside!
The air is cool, crisp, and has a hint of fireplace smoke to it. Lights twinkle in the pre-dawn sky, a pine-scented candle flickers in the distance, and coffee percolates on the countertop. These December mornings have got me feeling all kinds of things. Christmas is about a week away, and I've been immersed in… Continue reading Christmas Cookie Sticks
The holidays are coming and that means it's cookie time! These are a great change of pace from regular oatmeal raisin cookies, and have super sweet white chocolate morsels inside.
Good news, guys. I didn't get botulism! It's now been over 24 hours, so I think I'm good. I'm breathing a sigh of relief. If you want to read why I thought I would get botulism, click here. Since I'm botulism free (I think), I'm celebrating by eating all the good stuff. My coworker brought… Continue reading Cherry Pie Cookies
One of the best parts about Christmas is all of the goodies leading up to the day. Homemade candies, party mixes and cookies abound. Cookies are never in short supply in my house around the holidays. I don't usually break outside of the box when it comes to Christmas cookies, though. My mom, grandma and… Continue reading Christmas Shortbread Bites
Happy 1st Day of Spring! I guess that's a thing now. Oh, yay, the revelry! Let's celebrate by eating fresh green things again! Or...not. I ate cookie butter. By the pint. Not really, but I can put down quite a few spoonfuls of the creamy spice-cookie mix. Instead of licking cookie butter off of the… Continue reading Cookie Butter Cake Bars