Day 5 of Christmas cookies- Shortbread!



Santa will leave you the best presents if you leave him these!


I’ve been making these cookies for a few years and are always a huge hit. One particular math teacher loves the cookies down to her toes!  Continue reading


Days 3 & 4- Taste of Christmas Sugar Cookies & S’mores

Taste of Christmas Sugar Cookies

I’m giving you a double whammy of recipes today, because I never got a chance to write one out yesterday.

My Taste of Christmas Sugar Cookies are a lazy way to make a sophisticated cookie. Continue reading

Day 2 of Christmas Cookies: Cheesecake Cookies!


Cheesecake Cookies

On a recent trip to Pennsylvania, I bought many packages of graham crackers for a great price at an Amish store. I didn’t want them to go stale, so I brainstormed ways to use them. This cookie recipe is one of the ways I used them, and I’m so glad I did! These cookies are delicious, especially with my homemade jelly in the center. Continue reading

Blue-cheese Burgers

blue cheese burger

I know these aren’t the most beautiful food pictures, but I’m not a photographer. However, you can see the blue cheese in the burger, and the layer of green tomato and romaine lettuce.

I love a good hamburger, and I especially love all the fixings piled on top. This burger is super easy, yummy, and has a little topping twist that you might not have thought to place on a burger…but you will be glad you did!  Continue reading

Iced Pumpkin Scones

pumpkin scones

These aren’t the prettiest, but I was in a big hurry. It didn’t affect the taste though!

I’m not really into the whole pumpkin-spice-everything craze, but I do enjoy a pumpkin spiced dessert or two.

At a Friendsgiving party this year, a friend of mine brought in pumpkin scones that were so delicious. I asked her for her recipe and she referred me to this recipe, from Brown Eyed Baker.

However, I never follow any recipe exactly, and decided to add in some of my own ingredients, and I had to increase the ingredients to make enough for all of the nine people living in my home 🙂 Continue reading