Baking up a storm

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     For the last week I have been a very busy Beaver. Like many women (and men) I’m sure, I have been slaving (not so much) in the kitchen, for hours on end to make my family happy. As this is something I love and embrace every year. (Except the last 2  & 1/2 years).

The last 2.5 years, as many of you already know, I was unable to bake as my living situation was pretty bad. I was stuck living in a box. (not literally, almost though) we were in a Mobile home that was the size of travel trailer (it was 55 foot by 10 foot one bedroom with 3 people sometimes 4 people). The kitchen. No dinner table. Had One small counter top spot (which is where the dishes had to be set out to dry). SO, now where to Prepare food.. Approx. 3 feet of walking space in the kitchen only 4 cabinets to keep dishes. One fry pan, 2 pots ect.. You get the idea.. Okay… SO. cooking was at a bare minimum.. we lived on microwave meals.

With all that said..  Now that we are in the new home, I am getting “back to normal”.

I have been baking like I have always loved to do in the past. So you can imagine how happy I have been the last week. AND, how tired and how sore I have been too…

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Here is a peak at a few of the goodies that I have been cooking.. I still have quite a few more to bake before Christmas day arrives and I have to start cooking the Turkey. But I wanted to share my love of baking with you all..


Dark Chocolate Macaroons with sea salt


Gingerbread Macaroons with Dark Chocolate Filling

Macaroons (10)


Peanut Butter Sugar Candy swirls



Peanut Butter Buckeyes



chocolate dipped Gingerbread Sandwiches

Chocogingerbread (3)

Chocogingerbread (2)

Chocogingerbread (1)


White Wheat Butter Cookies


Green Wheat Butter Cookies


Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter-n- Chocolate Chip Cookie balls

With crushed up candy canes in the center


The cookies were a great success. Everyone adored the cookies and left us a few.. We had our dinner at our home and then we attended my Fiancé’s family get together.  The favorite cookie seemed to be the Buckeye’s.




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