My Husband’s Other Favorite Christmas Cookie (On Today’s Friday Fashion & Food)

So in reverse order today, I’ll be showcasing a recipe first, and then a stylish fashion look. * * * We had a good laugh about it last night. My husband found it hilarious that I was blogging about his favorite Christmas cookie. But, of course, in typical fashion, he second-guessed me. “Are you sure […]

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My Husband’s Favorite Christmas Cookie

Today, I’m breaking the rule that my husband set forth upon me when I started this blog of mine. His stern warning came in the form of this: “Do not blog about me.” Okay, my darling, I won’t blog about you. However, I will blog about your favorite cookie. Cookies are fair game, right? Of […]

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The Cookie Caused The Curves

Last night, I was knee deep in dough. I mean it. There was so much dough in my kitchen, I couldn’t see the countertops. I had two full days off this week, and while the children were at school, I made the most of it. I executed my Christmas shopping at lightspeed; I cleaned up […]

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Cookie Recipes from La Pancia Affamata

If you’re not familiar with La Pancia Affamata, let me acquaint you with it for a moment. In BENEATH THE MIMOSA TREE, my novel, which is set primarily around the holidays, the main character’s mother owns a Pasticerria in Annapolis. The name of the Pasticerria is La Pancia Affamata—translation—The Hungry Tummy. It’s a bakery that […]

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The Three “C’s” of the Holidays—Christmas, Calories, and Carbs

*** I can already feel my waistline expanding. Just looking at holiday recipes and cookies that are about to explode onto the scene are making my thighs jiggle. This is a frightening time of year, and nobody wants to take the time to count calories and discover how many carbs she’s ingested in one day. […]

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