Be on Guard for the Cookie Monster in Your House

I love baking, and one way I celebrate the holidays is by baking many, many cookies and hosting a cookie exchange with my neighbors. A cookie exchange can simplify your holiday baking, give you new recipes to try, and give you an opportunity to celebrate with others. Everyone will get to enjoy the treats without …

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December Holidays, not just Christmas anymore

Each December brings a month filled with holidays, celebrations, and school vacations. Christmas Christmas is aligned with the story of the birth and resurrection of Jesus and the lively St. Nicholas who became known as Santa Claus. After Emperor Constantine made Christianity the official religion of Rome, the people began to use trees, holly leaves, …

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Families are like fudge….mostly sweet with a few nuts

With the holidays quickly arriving, Thanksgiving is almost here. Thanksgiving is a chance for families and friends to get together to, reminisce, and possibly watch a little football. Instead of feeling that this is a stressful time with meal prep, a crowded house, family disagreements and sibling rivalry, and eating too much turkey….use the day …

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