Postcard of Thanks Box

Don't Forget to Say Thanks (Plus, a Giveaway!)

Can it really be that Christmas was last week? I’ll be honest here–I love these few slow days in between Christmas and the New Year. It’s such a contrast from the hustle and bustle of the previous weeks. My favorite…

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Recipe: German Pancake

I love a breakfast that tastes like a dessert and the German Pancake does the job beautifully. I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t love my German Pancake with fresh maple syrup, butter syrup, berries, or (my favorite) lemon curd. Give…

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Recipe: Bread Pudding

Looking for a great recipe for Christmas breakfast? Bread pudding will melt in your mouth and warm your heart. One bite and you’ll exclaim, “God bless us, everyone!” This crusty-topped, custard-like pudding is delicious right out of the oven, but…

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Some Love for the Last-Minute Shopper

Maybe you were snowed in over the weekend and couldn’t get out to shop, OR maybe you’ve been indecisive over the perfect gift for that person who has everything, OR maybe you’re stressed-out, over-worked, exhausted, and low on holiday cheer,…

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Winner and Secret Sale Info

Thank you for all of the great holiday movie recommendations! Some were golden oldies, but some were new to me and I’m itching to check them out. A winning comment has been randomly selected in our giveaway. Congratulations to Stephanie,…

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Recipe: Surprise-Filled Cookies

These sweet little cookies are so festive and fun for holiday baking. Plus, the recipe is full of kid-friendly steps: rolling the dough in balls, scooping out a tiny well, and filling it with multi-colored jams and jellies. (I used…

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What Are Your Favorite Holiday Movies?

I loved reading all of your slow-down ideas from our last giveaway, and it got me to thinking. One of my favorite slow-down activities to do during the holidays is to sit next to a roaring fire and watch a…

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Next Secret Sale is Monday!

Our secret two-hour sales have been so much fun. For those of you keeping tabs, the next sale will be Monday, December 14th at 1:00 Eastern Time.  Don’t be late! (And just in case I haven’t said it before, thanks…

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Winner and Secret Sale Info

The winner of the Gingerbread Man is Carol who said, Baking helps me to slow down. It relaxes me at the same time it keeps me in the holiday spirit. Eating the fruits of my labor doesn’t hurt either.  Congratulations,…

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Recipe: Frosted Brownie Bites

They say that the best things come in small packages, right? Well, that’s certainly true when it comes to these Brownie Bites. Their petite size will make them easy to serve, beautiful to present, and a guilt-free indulgence! (You know,…

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