The Best Gifts are Homemade and Edible!

Just in case you’ve missed it, the holidays are here!  From the week before Thanksgiving (early grocery shopping) to Christmas Day evening (cooking dinner) I never seem to stop running.  There’s cookie baking, decorating, shopping, mailing, wrapping, Christmas cards (taking the family photo with the pets seems to take an hour or two by itself),…

Baked Goods and the Happiness They Bring

I will freely admit that I am not the best baker in the world.  I can make cakes, cookies (I am the king of Christmas cookies), and other small treats, but attempts to make breads sometimes do not have the best outcomes.  What’s funny about this is the fact that my mother is a baker.  Needless…