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    December 2016 Favorites

    I tend to post my monthly favorites on the last day of a month or the very beginning of a new month, but seeing as how December is the last month of the year and tomorrow I’ll be looking back on 2016 as a whole I figured today I should talk about just December. My monthly favorites for December revolves heavily around all things Christmas, because naturally a lot of the things I did, ate, etc. this month dealt with the holiday. First up, I have 2 candle favorites this month. It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of the 3-wick candles from Bath & Body Works and when…

  • Stained Glass Cookies
    Food

    Stained Glass Cookies

    As previously mentioned on here, my family makes a ton of cookies for Christmas. There are the staple cookies that we’ve been making for as long as I can remember like the classic sugar cookies and chocolate chip, but every year we usually try to experiment with at least one new cookie. This year, ¬†I wanted to make Stained Glass Cookies¬†after seeing a bunch of pictures of them. They all looked so pretty! So how did they turn out and will I be making them again next year? Read on to find out! First, I made the dough the night before and refrigerated it overnight. The recipe said to mold…

  • Food

    Cookie Time

    Christmas cookie baking is certainly not a new concept and I’m sure this is the tenth post you’ve read on the topic in the past week, but I’m going to write about it anyway! It’s no secret that I love to bake and Christmas cookie baking is no exception. When I was little my brother and I used to go to my aunt’s house to bake cookies. We used to do some at home, but the bulk of all the cookies for the holiday were made at my aunt’s. My parents would drop us off while they did some Christmas shopping. As I got older, we stopped going to my…