Cookies for Santa: Mexican Wedding Cookies

These are one of my all-time favorite Christmas cookies, and oh man, are they deliciously rich! I’ve seen several different names for these cookies, but my family has always called them Mexican Wedding Cookies, so that’s what I’m sticking with. I had never actually made these before myself (my mom always made them), and I … Continue reading

Easy Eco Christmas Wrap

Brown paper packages tied up with strings…these are a few of my favorite things! I decided to reuse some of the brown paper grocery bags I’ve collected this year to wrap Christmas presents. It’s a great way to save a little cash (wrapping paper can get pricey!) and put an eco-friendly stamp on your holiday … Continue reading

Handmade Holiday Cards

‘Tis the season! This year I decided to try something different and make – yes, make! – my Christmas cards. I usually buy funny Christmas cards from one of my favorite paper stores, but this year I thought, what the heck, I’ll try making them myself. I’m not gonna lie, it was a lot of … Continue reading

Holiday Favorites & Cranberry Sauce

I don’t know about you, but I’m still full from Thanksgiving dinner last Thursday. Yes indeed, that was one delicious – and bountiful – meal! My mom did most of the cooking this year, and I assisted as sous chef. We (mostly she) made prime rib with a horseradish crust, Brussels sprouts with bacon, roasted … Continue reading