Linzer Hearts: The Cookies That Didn’t Get Swapped

My friend Sharon was asking a group of folks for a good cookie swap recipe the other day, so I credit the inception of this post to her. 😀 I’ve made these cookies several times. My daughter is totally in love with raspberry jam in a cookie, so she wanted to try these this year. […]


Aprons!!!

Since it’s Thanksgiving tomorrow, and I have a huge day of prep work in front of me today, my thoughts go to cooking, and to thankfulness, and one of the things I’m most thankful for is my adorable daughter has asked twice to help me today with the cooking preparations for tomorrow. Well, I gotta […]


Vanity Fair

On the front end of telling this story: there will be no pictures of me. I’m just sayin’. The reason why will become apparent by the end of my tale. And really, this is probably one of those “you had to be there” stories. But I have been popping in to various stores, trying to […]