Goodbyes

I hate goodbyes. Ab-so-lute-ly hate them. And I've endured two over the past ten days. Both of which created feelings that lingered for far longer than I would have liked. I cherished this past Christmas. But it wasn't because of the presents piled up under the tree. Because there weren't any. It wasn't because we…

‘Twas a Run Before Christmas

‘Twas a Run Before Christmas In the style of Clement Clarke Moore   ‘Twas a run before Christmas, and all over town, Not a sidewalk was shoveled, I feared falling down; The roads were all covered with salt laden slush, Navigation would be slow, I knew I couldn't rush.   Darkness was looming, ‘though it…

Mini Gingerbread

I have a weakness. I really like buttercream. Well, these days it's "buttercream", but still. Back in the day, I was a sucker for bakery cakes with buttercream. Heaven forbid somebody bring a cake with that fake, fluffy, whipped creamy type frosting. Very disappointing. And how about Double Doozies from Great American Cookie Company? Yeah.…