Tag Archives: baking

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

I love baking with my children.  Yes, they whine and argue over whose turn is next, but they literally jump for joy when I ask them if they want to help me to bake cookies. Yesterday, I believe that we mastered the perfect chocolate chip cookie.  And surprisingly, that beautiful batch taught us a few […]

Christmas in July

Tradition tells that Victorian mothers started preparing homemade Christmas presents by the end of the summer.  And although many of us tend to put Christmas out of our minds until post-Thanksgiving Day Christmas music, commercials, and sales begin, is there any reason why we cannot sprinkle some Christmas tradition into our last few weeks of summer? I’ve […]