Eggnog Milkshakes

Looking for some holiday cheer? You’ve come to the right place! This is the perfect milkshake to drink while curled up by the fire watching holiday movies. My eggnog milkshake is the perfect consistency (not too thick, not too thin) and tastes like Christmas in a glass. The brand of eggnog you use will change…

Trying Out Sous Vide Cooking

This post was sponsored by Anova as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. ‘Tis the season for holiday entertaining and I’ve got a hot tip for you: sous vide cooking for less stress! When Anova, makers of the #1 sous vide cooker, asked me…

Chocolate-Dipped Christmas Shortbread

I just love a simple, buttery shortbread cookie and I love them even more when they’re dipped in chocolate. This is such a pretty cookie for a Christmas cookie plate and they’re so easy to make. When I say “dipped” shortbread, I really mean “Christmas Shortbread with Chocolate Spooned On” but that didn’t have the…

My First Hybrid Christmas Tree

“O tannenbaum, o tannenbaum How lovely are thy branches!” Have you ever heard of a hybrid Christmas tree? Neither had I! Ross Family Christmas Tree Lot in Royse City (about 25 minutes east of Dallas) caught my eye during Halloween (the family also own Pitchfork Pumpkin Patch) and I liked their Facebook page for updates….

Christmasdoodles

This is one of the best damn cookie recipes I’ve ever published. I wanted a gingerbread-like cookie to share with you all but the problem is, I don’t like gingerbread, I don’t like molasses, and I don’t like powdered ginger but I love cinnamon! So I came up with this chewy, cinnamon-y cookie full of…

Cranberry Orange Muffins

‘Tis the season for cranberry everything! I made these delightful (and easy) cranberry orange muffins for Thanksgiving brunch tomorrow, but they’d be wonderful for Christmas too. With sour cream, orange zest, fresh cranberries, and a bright orange glaze, these muffins are sure to make your morning merry and bright!            …

Holiday Tea at Dallas Arboretum

My dear friend Sylvia and I decided to kickoff the weekend with the Dallas Arboretum’s Holiday Tea. The Arboretum hosts several different seated teas throughout the year. The holiday tea is served November 8 – December 31. Tea is served at DeGolyer Restaurant inside the Dallas Arboretum across from the Christmas village so be prepared to…

Asiago Thyme Crackers

It’s impossible to only eat one of these buttery, cheesy crackers. With just a bit of garden thyme and loaded with freshly grated asiago cheese, these are sure to be a hit at your next gathering! One of my friends said these are the best crackers he’s ever had. I originally came up with this…

Milk & Cookies

This post was sponsored by a2 Milk ® and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. ’Tis the season for milk and cookies! I don’t know about you but I’m all about holiday baking and it’s prime cookie season, folks! Just call me Mrs. Claus because I happen to be a major milk lover. I…