What a year it has been! Today’s my blog’s 1st birthday! I can’t believe how much has happened within the past year.
What started out as a hobby that I didn’t take too seriously has now become such an exciting and creative outlet for me. I know I’ve always enjoyed blogging. Even when I was a child, I would journal incessantly… I don’t know how many diaries I kept, but there was a stack before I left for University. And while I was still in University, I moved over from paper journaling to online “blogging.” (more…)
Sometimes I wish I had more hours in a day to do the things I want to do. I’m an early riser and my personality is that I like to get things done right away so that I can relax later, yet I feel like I’m constantly running a rat race. This is especially true once I had kids. In fact, I used to be in bed at 10pm every night. I know, I totally sound like a grandma. But these days… if I want to fit in working on the blog, or even just reading a cookbook, I’m pushing my bed time past 11:45pm.
I’ve been wanting to make these crinkle cookies since I saw Martha Stewart make them years ago, but I never found the time until now. With Christmas around the corner, I needed to make some cookies that scream “CHRISTMAS!” I think these crinkle cookies are unique enough that they remind me of the holidays. (more…)
It’s already December 1st. The last month of the year.
This year went by in a blur. But ’tis the season for cookies! Truth to be told, I’m not much of a cookie person. If I had a choice of cake versus cookie, cake would win each time.
But there’s an exception. Christmas cookies.
What constitutes a “Christmas cookie?” In my books, it’s any cookie that suddenly makes an appearance in front of me between November 25 – January 5. So arbitrary, yes? (more…)