Category Archives: holidays

gingerbread joy

This holiday treat is a mandatory part of our family’s “countdown to Christmas” traditions. I’m sharing my classic gingerbread cookie recipe, a gluten-free version and how I make royal icing. You’ll also learn my tricks to making fuss-free, cut-out cookies and different ways to assemble and decorate special, gift-worthy treats with gingerbread. First the recipes, […]

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Thanksgiving specials

Over the years, many of my family’s special recipes come back into play for Thanksgiving. Through handcrafted food, we create a home filled with love, care and tradition. Later this month, we’ll celebrate another Thanksgiving together. It is my family’s main event. It is the day when my husband and I roll up our sleeves to […]

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Do you want to build a snowman-pop?

If there is ever a moment during a kid’s winter break, when they need a little something to do and enjoy, I have an idea. I came up with a super-cute and super easy craft that kids love – to build and eat their own edible snowman-pop. It’s a craft and a snack and you can guarantee a […]

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cranberry-orange scones for Christmas morning

Cranberry-Orange is my favorite flavor combination for Christmas-time desserts. There’s something extra wonderful about fresh scones, sweet breads and biscuits this time of year. For some reason, I always seem to crave them more in the month of December. Scones are one of my favorite treats, especially if there is a cup of coffee involved. […]

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