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Crafts and Treats

It occurs to me, dear pond readers, that I never did a big blog post about my holiday crafts and treats from Christmas or my 2015 reading thoughts. 139 more words


lemon crinkles

I made these for the first time this Christmas and they’re a lovely little cookie. The lemon flavor isn’t as in your face as with, say, a lemon meringue pie. 203 more words


Christmas Biscotti

from Carmen …

I love biscotti.  You feel fancy when you have it on hand to offer to visitors who drop in for coffee, but it’s also such a treat just to have for yourself. 36 more words

Taylor Swift's Chai Sugar Cookies + Cinnamon Eggnogg Icing Recipe!

Long story short – I was scrolling through my best friend’s tumblr late last night and came across a post in which Taylor Swift (whether it be her or merely her tumblr page), posted her recipe for Christmas-y sugar cookies. 449 more words

In Praise of Vanilla

Vanilla has gotten a bad name. It has become a synonym for blandness, for a lack of originality, an insipid mediocrity.  In a world of seemingly infinite flavors–vanilla is viewed as the simplest, the plainest, the least interesting. 266 more words

Gingerbread Nativity

This gingerbread nativity really is a showstopper.  It is made of SEVEN cookies layered to form a 3ish-D standing cookie centerpiece.

Shrink wrapped and tied with a pretty bow and it makes the perfect gift for that hard-to-buy-for someone on your list.