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Christmas Dinner 2015 and Grace’s Favorite Cookie

Yes, the annual Christmas dinner debate is over.  The only discussions were minor because I announced I was going “back to basics”:  Continue reading

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Christmas Is Calling…With Cranberry Oat Bars!

It is a shame you can’t buy fresh cranberries year-round.  My BFF Grace likes to buy extra bags around Thanksgiving and freeze them to make coffee cake.  Me, Continue reading

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My First German Chocolate Cake For My Sister Tina

I’ve mentioned in the past that I am the family birthday cake baker. Continue reading

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No-Baking-Required Boozy Bourbon Balls

Yeah.  Boozy bourbon balls.  They’re another old-fashioned Christmas cookie that I promise your little kids will ignore, should they happen to take a taste after you’ve warned them they won’t enjoy these “adults-only” treats.  The bourbon flavor is intense, Continue reading

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December 22, 2012 · 9:51 am

A Little Something for My Sweetheart…

I decided I wanted to make something special for Kurt.  He’s been so understanding of my sleep deprivation and desire to be left alone (and you know what that means).  Really, for about a month my coughing increased by an order of magnitude once I went horizontal.  I ended up sleeping on Grace’s room (yes, she has her own room) Continue reading

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