Bravery

I used to think it was brave to travel the world-to go on great adventures. I thought that meant courage and an adventurous spirit. Everyone when they hear of where I have traveled to: the political and social upheaval those countries have experienced, the cultural and language barriers, the distance from family and friends, the…

Cookies and Cocoa Party!

I love Christmas baking specifically making cookies. Over the past few years I have taken my favorite flavors of the season and experimented, adapted, and adjusted recipes. My cookie baking  morphed from a few cookies for friends and family to filling plates for parties, mugs for co-workers, and piles of Christmas tins. I love the…