Category Archives: Christmas

Dec 22

Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies

I know there are many of you out there like me who are coming down to the wire. Presents to wrap, food to prep, last minute gift shopping, etc…don’t deny it! You probably still have cookies to bake too, don’t … Continue reading

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Dec 1

Rainbow Cookies and $100 PayPal Cash Giveaway!

Entry-Form Momma Lew and her blogger buddies are having a Holiday Cookie Swap Party and you are all invited! Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the cookies that each blogger has prepared for you! Rainbow Cookies from Lidia Bastianich … Continue reading

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Dec 4

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

‘Tis the season to bake cookies! And there’s a lot more where that came from – stay tuned! Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti from Joy of Baking 2/3 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 … Continue reading

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Oct 2

Crockpot Thick & Creamy Hot Chocolate

If you read my last blog post, you know all about the fun we had at Bella’s Pancakes & Pajamas party. Such a fun theme – everyone should definitely consider it for their next party! And, if you decide to … Continue reading

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Dec 24

Frozen Peppermint Cheesecake

Merry Christmas everyone!  As if this time of year isn’t busy enough, things have been totally hectic around here.  Add a bad stomach virus to the mix, and you’ve got complete chaos! Fortunately I’m feeling much better, which is great … Continue reading

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Dec 20

Eggnog Cookies

I’m starting to get excited for Christmas. Oh, who am I kidding.  I’m excited for the COOKIES!  I mean, really, how could you NOT be excited about these? Exactly. Trust me when I say – you need to make these! … Continue reading

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Dec 26

Merry Christmas to all!

It’s been a VERY tiring 2 days but we had a lot of fun…hope you all had a wonderful holiday too.  I will update more tomorrow – until then, here’s a glimpse of what our Christmas Eve looked like.  Those … Continue reading

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Dec 23

Bella the Baker

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw the Sugar Cookie Workshop at Trader Joe’s the other day for 99 cents (have I mentioned how much I loooove TJs?) so I picked up two boxes.  The perfect afternoon project for … Continue reading

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Dec 20

You can never have too many cookies.

I used to do all the Christmas cookie baking myself.  Then I got smart and recruited my sister last year.  I don’t think she enjoys it as much as I do (her hangover this time around may have had something … Continue reading

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Dec 18

The best Christmas cookie ever!

There are lots of things that remind people of Christmas…colorful flashing lights, Santa, crowded malls, reindeer, wreaths, etc.  In our family, many of our holiday memories revolve around food.  For us, it plays an important role when it comes to … Continue reading

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