Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Every home needs a “go-to” chocolate chip cookie recipe. Mema has her Famous Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies. And this is mine. Gooey on the inside. The perfect crisp on the outside. These don’t long in my house. I hope you enjoy them too! Is there really a more classic treat than a chocolate chip cookie?Continue reading “Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Orange Pomanders & Keeping Christmas Simple

Growing up, my Mother and I would make orange pomanders every year. This little tradition is perhaps one of my favorite Christmas activities for a few reasons. One, I am a sucker for decorating with the natural elements – dried orange garlands and eucalyptus wreaths adorn my home well past the Christmas season. Decorating withContinue reading “Orange Pomanders & Keeping Christmas Simple”

Hot Cocoa Made with Love

Even a simple cup of hot cocoa can bring a family together and create lasting memories. Creating and participating in traditions gives us the opportunity to grow closer as a family. It creates a feeling of comfort and belonging. When we are a part of something meaningful and significant it makes us feel accepted and loved.Continue reading “Hot Cocoa Made with Love”