How to Make a Fuller Garland

How to Make a Fuller Garland

I love the tradition of placing a garland around the front door and I’ve discovered that I can make it much fuller by adding more elements to the garland once it’s hung. I’ll show you how! The first step is hanging the garland. I don’t want to...
Curated Holiday Cookie Box

Curated Holiday Cookie Box

Last year, I shared inspiration for creating Christmas cookie boxes for gift giving. This year I’m sharing more inspiration for creating these curated little boxes of cookies. Imagine the typical plate of homemade holiday cookies you’ve probably baked many...
How to Make Hand-Formed Sugar Cookies

How to Make Hand-Formed Sugar Cookies

One of my favorite things to bake during the holidays is sugar cookies and to use them in my┬ácurated cookie boxes. A big part of that process is creating cute new cookie designs that are hand-formed. So, what are hand-formed cookies anyway? Basically, they’re...
Holiday Shaped Sugar Cookies Recipe

Holiday Shaped Sugar Cookies Recipe

What’s the holiday season without festive cookies?! It just wouldn’t be right, I say! I first created this recipe to make hand-shaped cookies that I use in cookie boxes for gift giving. I needed the cookies to not get puffy when baked, and stay true to...
Christmas Tree with Real Gingerbread Ornaments

Christmas Tree with Real Gingerbread Ornaments

My love for gingerbread houses continues to grow and this year, I decided to go all out and deck our tree as if it were a mountain village of gingerbread homes. Not only was this project such a cheery boost for my spirit, it brought back nice memories of childhood...