Dinner for Two: French Onion Soup

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This post is sponsored by Sargento. If you could use a little something to snuggle up next to the fireplace with, this French onion soup for two is for you.  Christmas is the season for snuggling, in my book.  I sure hope the roads are clear where you are, and your path for travelling home [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Lemon Ginger Thumbprints

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If I am anything in this world, it is a lemon lover.  All of my tea cups are littered with spent lemon rinds.  I hardly drink a cocktail without a twist.  I will eschew chocolate desserts in favor of a lemon dessert every time.  Please stop with those mean looks; I know how you feel [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Chocolate Petit Fours {cake mix}

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(If you don’t know, petit fours are individual pieces of cake draped in their own frosting.  They are the original cake pop. Bakerella, I mean that in the most respectful way). I feel like I know exactly how it went when a Southern woman invented petit fours.  I imagine a gentlewoman, much like Scarlett O’Hara, [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Indoor S’mores

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Let me guess…it’s cold outside where you are?  Thought so. This is the second year in my life where I’ve had to deal with snow.  Oh, sure we’d get a slight dusting of snow in Texas every so often.  It would disappear almost as quickly as it came, but not before halting all civilization.  Texans [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Peppermint Mocha Affogato

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Ohhhh, this drink.  This drink is my latest obsession.  I made it for my very good friend Bev who is having twins.  Two babies!  Today, a bunch of bloggers are throwing her a virtual baby shower.  We wish we could all go to Bev’s house and touch her belly and pet her beautiful face, but instead, [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Eggnog Cookies {cake mix chronicles}

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I’m thinking December is a busy month for you. Am I right? You’re probably hunting for gifts for everyone on your list, planning your holiday meals, making travel arrangements for family, buying and selling a house and moving in 30 days, etc. Wait, is that just me on the last part? Yeah. We had a [ Click to continue Reading! ]