Favorite Christmas Recipes


Christmas totally snuck up on me this year. Seriously. My mantel never got decorated. Our Christmas letter still hasn’t been sent out.  We haven’t sent gifts to Wes’s parents yet. Sigh. When we hung the decorations Thanksgiving weekend, I couldn’t find the wreath for our front door. I kept thinking, “I’ve got to have Wes […]

Candy Cane Hershey Kiss Cookies {Christmas Cookies}


When I posted the recipe for the Mint Kiss Cookie Cups, I told you I had another recipe using the candy cane Hershey kisses. I experimented several times before I came up with this recipe. As soon as I took a bite, I knew I had finally found the winning cookie recipe. They have chopped […]

Hershey Mint Kiss Cookie Cups {Christmas Cookie recipe}


Baking Christmas cookies is one of my favorite things this time of year. We have a few favorites, but I also like coming up with new recipes every year. I think peppermint just screams Christmas, so every year I bake at least one cookie recipe that involves peppermint. And chocolate of course! This year I […]

Gumdrop Cookies


The Adoption Boutique that I held at my house this weekend was not as successful as I had hoped.  I handed out 300 invitations, and had 11 people show up. I’m not going to lie, that was pretty discouraging.  Not because I have a room full of  hair clips, vinyl lettering, and home decor left. […]