Here’s the recipe for one of my family’s favorite Christmas cookies

We aren't able to have Cookie Day at Grandma's this year, because of COVID-19, so I thought I would spread the recipe around, to both family members looking for their yearly fix, as well as those outside of the family, who might be discovering a new holiday favorite.

Winter & Christmas Wallpaper

Like I said in my Late Fall & November Wallpaper post, I'm a big nerd that likes to browse the internet in my free time (hah) for seasonal and holiday phone wallpapers, but, of course, I can never use them all, so I've decided to start sharing them with everyone here in this blog.


The age-old Christmas movie debate has been settled. Now, let it go.

Today is December 5th, we're smack-dab in the middle of the holiday season, and I don't want to hear one more word, from anyone, about their stance on this debate. Nobody's opinion on this topic matters anymore. It's done. In the words of Elsa (a character in an also-NOT-a-Christmas movie): LET IT GO.

In the age of COVID-19, we need to support the arts more than ever. Here’s one opportunity to do that today.

It is devastating to know how greatly the arts in general have been hurt by this pandemic, but because almost all artists rely on interaction with the public to express themselves, especially if they want to make a living, it's not all that surprising. Still, it stings.

[Personal Blog Post]: I Have A Favor to Ask

Growing up, all throughout my childhood, I remember coming home from school to find cards addressed to me and my siblings (we all got our own) from my Grandma Brock. She sent cards for every holiday and season -- and not just one card, either. There were years I'd get three Halloween cards, two Thanksgiving … Continue reading [Personal Blog Post]: I Have A Favor to Ask

Deck the Halls with Crocheted Christmas Decorations

I've been crocheting since I was about eight years-old. If you also crochet, and if you're anything like me, you probably have all kinds of yarn just sitting around the house. I often feel overwhelmed by the odds and ends of different colors I have left over (but don't want to throw out), so I'm … Continue reading Deck the Halls with Crocheted Christmas Decorations