Thursday, December 5, 2013

This and That Thursday

Posting on a Thursday has always been my favorite day to write.  It was started sometime ago by my Mama over at Mental Pause Mama.  (She needs to get back to writing, by the way.)  I like it because it gives me a chance to data dump my brain and for someone like me, it's often necessary so the creative pathways don't get clogged up.

Holla' if ya feel me.


I am going to enjoy the holiday season this year.  I will take the good with the bad and just relish in it all.  I will have no expectations of others except for love.  Pure and simple.  Life is just too short to get caught up in the bull shit.  Seriously.

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When you live with only guys, never expect that you can leave 6 decorator tips in a paper towel on the counter for longer than 2 minutes because somehow one of them will throw that shit in the trash and then dump kitty litter on top of it.

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I learned about Saint Nicholas Day from my friend at Jill FCS (Funky Cookie Studio) as she is hosting a Santa Share on her Thursday Throwdown.  I love learning about different holiday traditions and this one is so wonderful.  On December 5th, you put out your stockings or shoes in celebration of Saint Nicholas, who spent his life giving to others.  On December 6th morning, you will hopefully find a small gift and some sugary treats.

It makes me want to get all the decorations out and decorate the house today.



I had some left over Chocolate Cookie Dough that I had flavored with pure Peppermint Extract instead of Vanilla and then I rolled some Andes Peppermint Crunch bits into it and cut those bad girls out....

OMG.  So good and festive!!

You can get the recipe here.  I bow down to Lilaloa every time I make this recipe!  I just love how versatile it is and how well behaved it acts.

Playing with flavors is one of my favorite things to do.



I'm working on Victorian Inspired Cookies for a Dessert Auction at The Hill House Museum located in Olde Towne, Portsmouth, Virginia.  I have fallen in love with these Santa's!!

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This is Home Girl and I feel so much better now.

1 comment:

Joy Wilson said...

I leftmy stockings and shoes out and hopefully get more than one surprise and as always your work is amazing.. You are an extremely talented person. ♥