Today was the kickstart for Baking 2008. Ethan and I went over to my parents to make cookies for the holidays. I got a little adventerous. I made a ton of cookies and I’m still not done! So you know what that means….lots of posts to come with some good recipes. Here’s a sneak peek at what I made. 3 kinds of sugar cookies Mocha Crinkles Rolo Cookies Thin Mints… Continue Reading
More decorating. We needed to get these boxes out of the living room so I spent the night finishing up the decorating. My favorite part: setting up the snow village. It’s the Department 56 Christmas in the City series. I love it! The series reminds me of New York and most of you know how I feel about that. 😉 The story behind the snow village ~ My mom has… Continue Reading
Finally the tree is done! Now, I need to move onto the rest of the house. My favorite ornament: I have a whole box of ornaments like this one. They were made by my grandmother and great-grandmother many years ago. My parents a huge box of them and put aside a box for both my sister and I. I love these ornaments!
Christmas decorating has started off on the wrong foot. Mike went into the attic today while I was out shopping to get all of the decorations. He pulled a Griswald. He misstepped in the attic and came through the ceiling. Thanfully, he didn’t fall completely through BUT I do have a big whole in my ceiling. He wasn’t hurt and didn’t have a scratch on him. I wish I could… Continue Reading