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
I was talking to my neighbor and good friend Emily the other day and she let me know that she had some boxes being delivered soon with candy. I saw one or two boxes in our building lobby and brought them to her door. I thought that was all that was coming until I returned … Continue reading So you have 569 lbs of candy you say?