Happy 2014!

Happy 2014!

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a fun evening to celebrate the arrival of 2014. 2013 had many things to celebrate, but I found the year to be overwhelmed by sadness, illness, stress, and loss. I am very much looking forward to moving past 2013 and what this new year will bring.  Are you making any resolutions? I am, again, doing the Goodreads book challenge, this year my goal is 30 books in honor of my upcoming 30th…

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The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2013

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2013

I participated in the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap again this year (my posts for: 2012 & 2011). It's so fun to bake, wrap, and send off cookies to 3 people all over the country. This year my cookies went to High Heels to Hot Wheels, Being Cheap is Easy, and Wright Kitchen. Want to be in on next years swap? Just visit this link. The cookies I made this year are a combination of my favorite pie (pecan) and…

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Happy Thanksgivingukkah!

Happy Thanksgivingukkah!

Today, for the first time in many years (1861, had Thanksgiving been an official holiday then), and the last time for quite a few years more (in 79811), Thanksgiving and Chanukah (started last night at sundown, making today the first day) are colliding into a super festive holiday that has been dubbed Thanksgivingukkah. via Light your menurkeyCheck out this pinterest board filled with festive ideasDon this teePrint some coloring pages for the kiddosFill your sufganiyot with cranberry sauceHang a posterLarry…

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Pie Chart of Pies

Pie Chart of Pies

With pie being the 'official' dessert of Thanksgiving, I couldn't resist sharing this pie chart from modern farmer of pies in honor of the upcoming holiday. via

Whipped Maple Cream Cheese

Whipped Maple Cream Cheese

Bruegger's (a bagel shop chain), once 2 years ago had maple cream cheese in their shop and it was amazing, and I was a little obsessed with it. And now they don't have it anymore. So I had to make my own (which, considering how delicious and easy to make it is, this could be a dangerous addition to my fridge). This is such a great way to dress up your cream cheese and typical bagel, it's also perfect to…

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