Snicks with Kisses

One of my favorite nephews has recently begun a new job in Hawaii and will be moving his family there from Washington in the next week. His favorite of the the Christmas goodies is the Chewy Chocolate Mint, so I made a batch of the drop version just for him on Thursday so they’d be … More Snicks with Kisses

O Christmas Tree

The table cleared at last and this sweet, petite treat from my lovely neighbor Stephanie and her family now stands as the Star not only of Christmas yesterday, but will stay up for a few more days of fairy lights and cheer.

Love Me Some Huskies, Too

Can’t forget these guys at Christmas … and at the Cotton Bowl for the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Boxing Day. Go Dawgs! (Update:  and go they did, as did the Cougars. Lots of Washingtonians happy about our college football Saturday. Others went to the mall.)

j’s Peppermint Cream Jones, huge Star

Leftover Christmas candy canes were the inspiration for these soft, cheesecakey and Heavenly peppermint cookies that everybody in my family wants (read:  expects) in their tin of Christmas goodies. They are pink, BTW, not because I’ve added food coloring, but because the candy cane maker did and I don’t want to use the white canes. … More j’s Peppermint Cream Jones, huge Star