Peppermint Chocolate Crinkles


Having my parents around has been really nice. I’m off again for Winter Break for two weeks starting this afternoon, and then reality hits in January. For right now, I’m just enjoying knowing Ellie is having a great time all day with her grandparents, getting to run with my […]

Peppermint Oreos


Wednesday night, we took Ellie on her first plane flight. I was afraid she’d scream the whole time, but she did great (I think Sophie the giraffe helped). She was alert and happy the whole time we were waiting at the airport, and then fell asleep as we were […]

Peppermint Bark


This is so simple it’s ridiculous, but it’s an awesome, crowd-pleasing, 3-ingredient treat that is festive and GOOD! I was up at 7 AM yesterday to begin my baking marathon. First step? 1 pound of butter into the mixer (not for this recipe…for some cookies) I think I went […]

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