It has been quite a crazy week in our household. Monday we listed our house for sale and by Friday it was under contract. So to say that we have been busy is an understatement. My kids have been champs about keeping things clean and moving in and out of the house between showings. All … Continue reading Ch-ch-ch-churro!
As I look out the window to write this post, it continues to dump snow all around our house. I am extremely grateful to be sitting inside my nice, cozy living room and not outside! I hope you are all nice and cozy as you read this post. A few weeks ago, my dear friend … Continue reading Is it a cookie or a cracker?
As January rolled around this year, I took some time to think about my goals for 2019. I realized that one of my biggest goals is keeping up with my progress towards writing 52 blog posts before my one year deadline. I have so loved this blog and all that it has done for me … Continue reading Let’s do the Twist
This was the question that my father-in-law posed to me the morning we sat down to a fresh tray of homemade croissants. As I broke into one of them with a crackle of flaky outer laters and then sank my teeth into the delicious chewy interior and knew that, yes…it was totally worth it! A … Continue reading “So, was it worth all the hours of work?”
So last week I posted about making gingerbread cookies for the first time. I loved them and they were super tasty. Later in the week my sweet friend Joanna invited me to a cookie exchange at Soho House. I needed to bring 24 cookies. I used the second sheet of frozen gingerbread cookie dough that … Continue reading Gingerbread Latte Cookies
So this is slightly embarrassing but up until a few days ago…I had never made gingerbread cookies before! I have seen people make gingerbread houses and cookies and tried them from bakeries 1,000+ times. I have also built many gingerbread house (all pre-made or made of graham crackers – quick shout out to Shaye Byers … Continue reading Have You Made Gingerbread Cookies?
Happy holiday season everyone! I feel like the holidays have been upon us for a while now, but one of my favorite ways to wish everyone in our building happy holidays is to make a small treat and hang it on their door. We live in a relatively small building for Chicago. It is a … Continue reading A Holiday Treat for the Neighbors