Turtle Chocolate Cookies (recipe via www.thenovicechefblog.com)

Turtle Chocolate Cookies*

Candies and Cookies are my favorite things to make around Christmas. These cookies were dreamed up with my Mom in mind. She loves Turtles and I always think of her when I see them. I happened to find a big box of Turtles on sale at Target and figured I...
Basileus Cocktail - Basil Prosecco a twist of Lemon (recipe via www.thenovicechefblog.com)

Basileus Cocktail – Basil Prosecco with a twist of Lemon*

My mom has a yard without a speck of grass. It’s landscaped every where you turned, and she and my Dad did it all themselves. My grandmother has a very large yard that includes many garden areas. She grows everything that you could imagine…my favorites being tomatoes and asparagus....
White Chocolate Pistachio Cookies (recipe via www.thenovicechefblog.com)

White Chocolate Pistachio Cookies*

If you follow along on Facebook, you have been seeing all my #CookiesForChristmas posts. There are just so many amazing cookie recipes out there and I want to make them all of my cookie exchanges. I don’t know how I am going to whittle down the list to just...
DIY Cinnamon Ornaments (via www.thenovicechefblog.com)

DIY Cinnamon Ornaments (and Giveaway!)*

When I got all of these goodies (check out The Pampered Chef holiday baking bundle giveaway below!), I knew exactly what I wanted to use them to make…Cinnamon Ornaments!¬†Growing up these were something we always made in Girl Scouts. I was the worst Girl Scout, until it came time...