Soft and Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

December 13, 2017

One of the things I wanted to do this holiday season was to bake cookies.  I have never made gingerbread cookies and wanted to give it a try.  I found a recipe online that I promised fluffy, tasty cookies.  However, when I tasted the dough, it didn’t make me excited to bake it.  I added a bit more vanilla and…

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Christmas, Decorate

Hand Painted Christmas Ornaments

November 28, 2017

Today I took down all of my fall decor.  We put on a Christmas album, I poured a glass of wine, and pulled out all of my decor tubs.  I pulled out the empty tubs to pack away my fall pumpkins. As I was packing away my pumpkins, my husband pulled out the Christmas tree and the all the Christmas…

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How-to | Adorable DIY Advent Calendar

November 27, 2017

This weekend I made an adorable advent calendar to count down the days until Christmas.  I used fabric and ribbon to create these little stripped bags that now hang from our tree. I pulled out our LED tree.  This is the same tree that we used in the tiny apartment we lived in before we purchased our townhouse.  The space…

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My Black Friday Weekend

November 26, 2017

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving holiday. The husband and I slept in until about 8 am.  It was great to sleep so late on a week day!  We slowly made out way downstairs to start cooking.  We had a great time chopping vegetables, listening to Christmas records, and eating.  All. The. Eating. Here is an after view of…

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