12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Peppermint Melt-Aways

December 24, 2013

This is it!  Your last cookie recipe of 2013!  What have you made this year?  What’s been your favorite?  I think my favorite is tied with the Funfetti Christmas Trees and the Brownie Bite Surprises.  I really, really liked those. Today’s recipe for Peppermint Melt-Aways is another great, small cookie.  They were perfect as the […]

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Brownie Bite Surprises

December 21, 2013

Can you believe it’s just 4 days until Christmas?  Are you ready?  I am most certainly not.  I’ve bought all my gifts, but I haven’t wrapped a single one.  My mom and I haven’t even talked about what we are serving this year for Christmas, and The Carpenter and I have yet to discuss plans.  […]

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Mini Cranberry Pound Cakes

December 20, 2013

I think I should change the name of this series to “12 Days of Christmas Treats”.  Clearly I’m running out of cookie ideas.  Well, that’s not entirely true.  Originally I was going to make red velvet cookies, but then I made this awesome fudge that I thought you all would enjoy.  BUT THEN I made […]

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Hot Chocolate Stir Sticks

December 18, 2013

Okay okay.  I know these aren’t anything close to resembling at cookie.  They are, however, very cute.  And as I decided last week, I’m all about the cute this year.  You’re probably drinking cocoa while baking and eating cookies, so you obviously need something to make your hot cocoa all Christmas-y.  Enter these hot chocolate […]

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TBR Challenge: Holiday Reads – Season For Temptation by Theresa Romain

December 17, 2013

I was pretty excited when I realized that I had an actual holiday story on my TBR shelf.  Y’all know I like to stick to the themes, so obviously I was thrilled that I didn’t have to go track something down that may or may not have been on my TBR list.  However, I was […]

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Potato Chip Cookies

December 16, 2013

Yes, yes…potato chip cookies.  Sounds weird, right?  It’s not.  I promise.  Potato chip cookies are perfect for anyone who likes a little salty with their sweet.  I like to make these a little on the smaller size so you can pop them in your mouth just like a chip!  I have no idea where this […]

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Reindeer Cookies

December 13, 2013

I told you on Wednesday that as long as you had the pretzels and chocolate out, it would be a good idea to make some chocolate covered pretzels.  Why?  Because you need them for these reindeer cookies!  And because they’re delicious… Clearly, I’m just all about the cute this year.  I can’t remember a time […]

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So, You Want to Be a Hospital Librarian?

December 12, 2013

Medical librarianship is not something that is typically encountered in library school outside of a special libraries class, and even then it’s just a section of the class. So when I first started as a solo hospital librarian, I knew next to nothing about health sciences librarianship, and even less about hospital librarianship. Hospital librarianship […]

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Nutter Butter Reindeer

December 11, 2013

I’ve got another super easy recipe for you today.  I love these simple cookie recipes/baking crafts I’m finding.  The holidays can be such a busy time with family gatherings, holiday parties, and trying to make everything “meaningful”.  Baking is often one of those things that gifts left out because it takes so much time.  Not […]

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: A Cookie Recap

December 9, 2013

I don’t have a new cookie recipe for you today.  I’m sorry.  Time just got away from me.  So instead I thought I would highlight some of the past years’ favorites, both mine and yours. Homemade Oreos Ultimate Oatmeal Cookies Oreo Truffles Christmas Tree Brownies The Ultimate Chocolate Cookie Gooey Butter Cookies What are your […]

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