Winter Outings – 2017

Hello all! I hope everyone had a good week. I didn't get up to much, work was busy and I spent the evenings watching Friends. This week's post is going to be a short one as I've got errands (haircut!), and tomorrow Lucy and I are going out for lunch and shopping. I'll be back … Continue reading Winter Outings – 2017


Christmas Home Decor

Today is my first day of Christmas vacation, hooray! I inexplicably woke up at 4:30 this morning and I'm absolutely exhausted, but nonetheless feeling festive. Plus, three whole weeks away from work! I've finished all my wrapping and have started packing for my Vancouver trip while watching The Holiday and You've Got Mail this afternoon. … Continue reading Christmas Home Decor

Traditional Shortbread Cutouts ~ Four Variations

For my last post before Christmas, I thought I would stick with a classic - shortbread. But, finding a 'perfect' shortbread recipe is actually quite tricky. There is the traditional Scottish variety that comes in bars or wedges, brown sugar shortbread, whipped shortbread, some with rice flour or corn starch, and some that even call … Continue reading Traditional Shortbread Cutouts ~ Four Variations

Frosted Snowfall Gingerbread Cookies

I've made this gingerbread cookie recipe before and it's now a firm favourite because the cookies are soft, yet chewy. Traditional gingerbread tends to be doughy and goes stale quickly, while other recipes for ginger cookies yield rock solid biscuits. So, if you like chewy cookies, then this is a holiday recipe to try! This … Continue reading Frosted Snowfall Gingerbread Cookies