I'm post call. The kids are at the YMCA with the nanny. I actually got some sleep last night. So, instead of sleeping, I am taking this opportunity to have a little Christmas Party! Love Actually playing on the TV... Wrapping paper and presents strewn across the floor... Christmas has officially exploded in my living… Continue reading Christmas Party for One
Last year I ventured into the realm of candy making during the Christmas baking season. I bought a trusty candy thermometer and made about 15 batches of caramel to get it to the right "hardness". After all that work, I didn't even write down the final temperature! It didn't matter anyway, because now that I'm… Continue reading Christmas Caramel
Christmas just isn't the same without music and so I've been taking advantage of my long commutes to and from work to explore the world of Christmas Music on Songza. Here are some of my Favorites, both old and new: 1. Wintersong - Sara Bareillis and Ingrid Michaelson (above). There is something so beautiful and… Continue reading Wintersong and Other Christmas Favorites
It is officially December! And for many of us, that means a countdown: A countdown until Christmas, a countdown until the New Year, and/or a countdown to a new beginning. I know it is all of these things for me (although maybe not a new beginning - I've had enough of those lately). Last night… Continue reading Countdown is On!
Happy 2014! First, I should start of with an apology for completely neglecting my blog for the past 3 weeks! I thought about blogging so much, but I have also been so busy with Christmas, family, and New Years stuff that I just haven't had the time! Either way, I hope you all had a… Continue reading New Year, New Giraffe!