From edible gifts to truly practical items, eco-friendly stocking stuffers are easy to find and come in all sorts of price ranges. We don’t do a lot of gift giving at Christmas these days, and many of the gifts that we do give are charitable donations instead of stuff. It’s […]
Simple, thoughtful homemade gifts I was at a Yankee Swap a couple of years ago and the gift that I would have loved to take home was full of homemade goodies: a cute cable knit hat, homemade apple butter and homemade granola. It was the gift a friend had put […]
This weekend is the biggest shopping weekend of the year in the U.S. and it has become a de facto holiday shopping weekend in Canada too now that Canadian retailers copy the “black Friday” deal craze in an effort to keep shoppers closer to home. I suspect we all know […]
Easy Coconut Macaroons are a little crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Coconut macaroons are very much a cookie for spring.In April of the year I lived in France, mom and dad came to visit me. I lived in Eastern France, near the foothills of the Alps so […]
These ginger crunch cookies are perfect for lovers of ginger. The base is a thin ginger shortbread topped with a buttery ginger syrup. Skibo Castle Ginger Crunch is an easy recipe and makes a lot so is great for a crowd. When I was growing up one of […]
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