Salted Caramel Pecan Bars

This is another recipe that we made during our epic Christmas cookie baking extravaganza a few weeks ago.  We found the recipe last year in Southern Living Magazine, and it is definitely a keeper!  These are so awesome  – love that sweet and salty combo.  Plus. they’re really easy to make! The picture below is with […]

Holiday Cookie and Cocktail Party Photo Dump

This is the first weekend in a few weeks that I’ve had off from cookie baking.  It’s been its normal mixture of fun and complete torture.  Most of my shopping (and wrapping!) is done, so I plan on taking things pretty easy this weekend.  I may or may not even have a few recipes to […]

I don’t know why I can’t get any work done around here

Kevin and I recently started the long overdue project of refurnishing and general tidying up of our home office.   We both spend a ton of time in here (i’m in my office right now) since he’s a student and I work from home more often than not, and it’s really kind of ridiculous that […]

January Motivation / Do Life!

So, now that January’s about over, I thought I’d check in and see how everyone’s New Year’s Resolutions are holding up.  Still hanging in there?  If you answered no, you’re in good company.   Data shows that only 64% of resolutions made will make it through the first month, and after six months, fewer than half […]