#84 – Whipped Shortbread Cookies

Welcome to the final day of the 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies!  This recipe is a little late in coming because, well, I’ll be honest… my first attempt was a flop. These are one of my husband’s favorite cookies and I… Continue Reading


#83 – Mackintosh Toffee Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

This year gift giving will be easy for my teenage son. No seriously. Don’t laugh. I know the other parents out there with teens think I’m off my rocker but I’m literally going to bake a batch of these cookies… Continue Reading


#82 – Cookie Cutter Holiday Sugar Cookies

Welcome to day #10 of the 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies! I decided to share some my family’s favorite traditional cookie recipes like Thimble Cookies (aka Bird’s Nests) and Shortbread, and also try out some new recipes like Chocolate… Continue Reading


#80 – Red Velvet Sugar Cookies

I have a friend who loves wine. We get along very well. I think its because we think alike and use each other to bounce ideas off each other when ever we get together for, you guessed it, wine. She’s… Continue Reading

#81 – Tuxedo Chex Mix

Are you looking for something rich and decadent for the holiday season? If chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate wasn’t enough, how about the addition of marshmallows and Skor toffee pieces. The true chocoholics may try eat the entire bowl of… Continue Reading


Host Your Own Wine Tasting Party

I have a lot of delicious memories from hosting Wine Tasting Parties. It’s a great way to try  new wines you’ve never had before and maybe even discover a new favourite. I’m always interested to see what other people enjoy… Continue Reading


#78 – Chocolate Mint Cookies

How do you make a room full of women happy during the holiday season? Feed them cookies and wine! And other delicious appetizers of course. We had hot cheesy spinach dips, slow cooker sweet’n sour meatballs and pizza wonton wraps.… Continue Reading


#76 – Eggnog Snickerdoodle

These cookies were the underdog that came out the winner.  This Christmas Cookie was a new recipe I developed inspired by a number of other recipes I found. I thought who’s going to reach for such a plain, ordinary looking cookie… Continue Reading