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Is it REALLY worth all the trouble???

Is it REALLY worth all the trouble???

So, Laura, Kevin, and the Tutus are here for a visit, and we are all having a FABULOUS time.  Last night, Laura and I decided to make cut-out cookies so that the kids could decorate them today.  This is actually a tradition that Jacob and I started when he was 2 years old………decorating Christmas Cookies […]

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More Holiday Yumminess ~ Peppermint Bark

More Holiday Yumminess ~ Peppermint Bark

So, last week I was really into the whole “holiday baking” routine.  I made this peppermint bark on the same day I made my millionaires.  Apparently I took more photos of the millionaire steps than the peppermint bark, but that’s okay.  The recipe was very easy – even for a first-time peppermint bark maker like […]

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Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde

Nothing says “Tex-Mex” like a good green sauce.  Having fine-tuned my salsa recipe to something that turns out pretty consistently each time, I decided to move on to something new.  Salsa Verde.  I figured it couldn’t be too hard – basically a salsa made with tomatillos instead of tomatoes, with the addition of avocados. Ingredients: […]

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Millionaires

Millionaires

As a Christmas treat, my mom made millionaires once a year.  As a child, I didn’t completely appreciate the yummy goodness that is a millionaire, because I wasn’t fond of nuts of any kind, but oh, how tastes change as you *ahem*  age. This year, I decided to *gulp* make my own batch.  How hard […]

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