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?
So first of all I just want to apologize for this post being late! Last week was quite hectic with traveling, baking, kid entertaining, duck hunting, family time, turkey trotting…the list goes on and on. Now that we are back to our regularly scheduled program, I finally have a moment to write all about one … Continue reading Talkin’ Turkey…Turkey Cookies
If you have been following along for a little while you may have read my post about making biscuits with my son. It was such a fun experiment but, it turned out that there was a typo in the recipe in my new baking cookbook. It was such a bummer, but I made them again … Continue reading “Oh no! The cake is exploding!”
Last year we were unable to travel back home to be with our families for Thanksgiving because I was on travel restriction – due to being super pregnant with my youngest son. My family was awesome and came up to see us early and we had a pre-Thanksgiving Thanksgiving. We made the whole fest and … Continue reading What do you think of when you hear swirl buns?
A few weeks ago my family and I walked to one of our favorite parts of town to explore shops and enjoy the outdoors before the winter winds blow in and the city freezes over. One of our favorite places to go is the Amazon book store, because the boys love to look at new … Continue reading Did you check the corrections page?