Day-to-day: Family Christmas Markets trip

December 2016, we took a Christmas Markets trip over the school holidays. DH had wanted to do this for years and because the kids were out of school on December 15, we had enough time before Christmas to make this trip possible. Christmas Markets are an annual tradition in Europe, street markets that celebrate the season

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International Blogger Holiday Cookie Recipe Exchange (recipe)

International cookies! Wow. What a great idea. Thanks to Adrienne of Gastroanthropology (Cinnamon Mexican Wedding Cakes) and Lori of Fake Food Free (Russian Tea Cakes), I partnered up with a holiday cookie baker in the UK, Michelle of 5AM Foodie (On Festive Baking and a Recipe Exchange), who sent along the following cookie recipe. Light

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12 Days of Local Christmas, 2010: Marin Sun Farms

Ok, I know a standing rib roast is not everyone’s idea of a spectacular holiday gift, but I do know that boxes of meat and catalogs with meat-gifts (Omaha steaks, anyone) have been around for years. This year, I would like to offer you a local option. Marin Sun Farms is a family-owned farming operation,

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12 Days of Local Christmas, 2010: Beverly’s English Toffee

Beverly's English Toffee

Beverly’s English ToffeeOne of the reasons I decided to start this little 12 Days of Local Christmas project earlier this year was because of Beverly’s English Toffee. Cindy turned me onto them last year, and the deadline had already passed for Christmas orders. So, my gift to you this year is letting you know about

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