The day has finally come...HAWAII!!!! We have been looking forward to this trip for so many months. I can't believe we're finally here. Nathan's mom, Jenn, is a very successful mortgage advisor for CIBC in Fort McMurray. She manages to help people buy homes even when the economy is weak and the mortgage qualifying rates … Continue reading Hawaii – WE MADE IT!
I can't believe Christmas has come and gone already. The seasons are flying by so fast. I remember people telling me that once you have kids, the months pass so quickly. This is so true. I love this quote I've heard about trying to enjoy the little moments amongst the chaos of raising your children, … Continue reading It Feels Good to do Good
THE Chocolate Chip Cookie. A classic!
These shortbread cookies are SO good. Like literally MELT. IN. YOUR. MOUTH. I am not lying. Whenever I think of shortbread, I automatically think of Christmas. Are they a Christmas cookie? I don't even know. I have 2 fond memories of shortbread. The first- I was 13 and having a sleepover with my good friend … Continue reading Melt In Your Mouth Shortbread
Key Lime Pie Cookies - a must try!
Is there anyone who doesn't like a sugar cookie coated in icing? SO delicious. I got this recipe from Pinterest and it's a "no-fail" mix for the perfect crisp outside, but soft inside sugar cookies. (Here is the original post) You'll start the recipe by creaming together the butter, sugar & extracts. Then you'll stir … Continue reading Sugar Cookies
There's something about a plain chocolate chip cookie that I love. There's something about a chocolate chip cookie infused with Skor that I ADORE. (You catch that rhyme, too? Hehe) My favourite chocolate chip recipe comes off of the Chipits yellow semisweet bag on the back. Crazy right? It's so good & simple. Anyway, I've … Continue reading Chocolate Skor Cookies
Day 6/12 for our Christmas Cookie Countdown! Try this delicious Christmas Classic. Soft and flavourful gingersnap cookies
Marrying Nathan 4 years ago also meant adopting this recipe into my pink recipe binder. This is his absolute favourite cookie ever (are we sensing a common theme??) Super simple No-Bake Chocolate Macaroons. When I made these for the first time, my mother in law, Jenn, asked me how they tasted & they were only … Continue reading No-Bake Chocolate Macaroons
My favourite cookie is this peanut butter cookie. It is the perfect amount of peanut butter & chocolatey goodness. When I was 17 & Nathan was 21, he had to get emergency surgery to get his gall bladder removed. I went to visit him in the hospital to play cards to help him pass time. … Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies