Sugar Cookie Sandwiches with Chocolate Hazelnut

I’ve got a good old fashioned easy sugar cookie recipe for you. The holidays are a popular time of the year to make roll out sugar cookies.  It’s fun to cut out all sorts of festive holiday cookie shapes and decorate them to your heart’s content with a variety of colored frosting and sprinkles.  I bet it’s a holiday tradition for many of you to bake cookies with your family.  After all, the holidays are all about spending time with loved ones (and eating as many cookies as possible). There are a ton of sugar cookie recipes out there.  I’m …

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Chocolate Crinkle Kiss Cookies

Cookie baking season has officially begun! Usually I have multiple batches of holiday cookies in the freezer by this point in the season but I’m running a bit behind.  The past month or so has been pretty busy, which is why I haven’t posted in a while.  My baby sister got married last month.  It was a beautiful day. Then my husband and I spent eight glorious days in Turks and Caicos.  We stayed Seven Stars Resort, which is the same place we went to four years ago.  Obviously we loved it enough to return and for good reasons.  The …

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9 Easy Favorite Pumpkin Recipes

I have to admit I’m already in the mood for the holidays.  It might have something to do with the fact that I’ve been binge watching Hallmark channel’s countdown to Christmas movie marathon that started last weekend.  I’m already planning my list of what cookies I want to make this season. I don’t want to jump into cookie season just yet because pumpkin goodies deserve to be the highlight for a little while first.  After all, we haven’t even made it to Thanksgiving yet.  If you’re looking for some ideas for what to make then I’ve got you’ve covered.  I’m sharing 9 …

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How to Throw a Bridal Brunch

My baby sister is getting married in less than 2 weeks!  Cue the tears (happy tears, of course).  A couple of weeks ago my sisters and I threw her bachelorette party.  We started the day with a brunch at my house (I’ll get more to that in a moment).  Then we went to The Hopkins Vineyard where we enjoyed a wine tasting.  Afterwards we enjoyed the beautiful scenery in their cafe with a bottle of wine and cheese platter.  If you’re ever in the area, we highly recommend you stop by.  Then we headed back to my house for a full on …

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Our Favorite Waffle Recipe

What kind of waffle iron do you have?  (Assuming you have one, of course.) When my husband and I got married, we registered for a Belgian waffle maker.  I don’t remember why we chose that kind.  Maybe I liked the thought of those deep waffle pockets, maybe we just didn’t have a waffle maker and that’s what they offered to register for. A few months ago my husband decided that he wanted to buy a normal waffle maker.  Little did he know how long that quest was going to be.  As it turns out, what people thought of as waffles 30 …

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