Tag: Blogmas

Spiced Ginger Cookies

I absolutely love gingerbread and ginger cookies. They are full of flavor and with a hint of kick from the ginger and are just Christmas in food form. I’ve made a couple of different ginger based deserts over the years but wasn’t happy with the cookies – until now. I found this recipe on the

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Holiday Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies

While I test out some new recipes for the holiday season I though I would share an old favorite: Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies with peppermint garnish. Or if the red of the peppermint is not your color, go with the original green: Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies with Pistachio garnish. Either way these cookies are a

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Foodie Friday: Hot Chocolate Toppings

Homemade Whipped Cream

Thought I’d get into the holiday spirit with today’s post. In our house we love hot chocolate as soon as it is cool enough outside to call for it and I almost always make whipped cream to go on top but a good cup of hot cocoa needs that extra topping to feel complete. Our

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BLOGMAS 2018: Homemade Apple Cider

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Christmas is right around the corner and I’ve been cooking away. Yesterday I made my first batch of homemade apple cider. My batch was made a bit differently because I didn’t have whole spices. Instead I put ground spices into a tea filter bag and put that into the crock

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BLOGMAS 2018: Favorite Christmas Songs

I personally give Christmas music a bad name the majority of the year but I actually do like some songs and during the season I enjoy it. I just feel that each holiday deserves to be celebrated it is own time. Here are various versions of my favorite Christmas songs in no particular order.  Snoopy’s

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BLOGMAS 2018: Hot Chocolate

I’m seriously behind on my Blogmas posts this year but never fear, they start today with a little bit of Christmas cheer! Don’t ask why that rhymes, sometimes rhyming just happens. Anyway, a requirement for cold days and Christmas movies is a nice cup of Hot Chocolate. Like most things, I prefer to make my

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Weekend Wanderings: Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Meyeson Symphony Center

If you have ever stumbled across my category Live Performances you know that Keltin and I enjoy going to shows now and then such as musical. Never fear, I have a bunch of musical reviews coming up in the next year but in the mean time I’ll tell about the Dallas Symphony and the Meyerson

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Merry Christmas to All

Merry Christmas everyone! If you do not celebrate Christmas, then Happy Holidays. No matter your winter celebration I hope that this time of year is bright and filled with good cheer. Currently I’m probably cooking and drinking eggnog with my Nana. My dad and uncle are working on the meat and trying to get all

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A Very Merry Blogmas: Christmas Movies

It is almost Christmas, less than a week away. I have most of my shopping done so now it is time to sit back and relax to a few good Christmas movies. The one that I will be watching this weekend my stepmom insists in the best Christmas movie of all time: Die Hard. Some of

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