Monthly Archives: December 2011

Cheesecake Ice Cream

Ten…nine..eight… seven…six…. five… That moment is almost here. The moment when we’re all in it together: We’ve arrived in sparkles, we’ve chatted, we’ve eaten, we’ve drank, we’ve laughed.  The ball drops, the champagne pops, the confetti flies, everyone’s hugging and … Continue reading

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Christmas Muffins

Shopping, cookies and salt dough ornaments are done! The Chateaubriand roasts were ordered last night and should arrive in a few days, which means Christmas dinner is well on its way to being almost completely stress free.  The Christmas cards … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Perfectly Creamy and Fluffy Classic Mashed Potatoes

As a kid, I never really minded rustic mashed potatoes.  My family was a “more lumps the better” kind of family.  But, when I married Mike, I learned that not only did he not like gravy on his potatoes (WHAT?!?)  … Continue reading

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