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A Slice of Sweet: Sugar Cookie Bread

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Sugar cookies are one of the undisputed champs of holiday baking. They’re a classic for a reason, lending themselves to sweet decorations and glitz. They are a humble cookie that dresses up well. Done right, they can be more than just edible platters for frosting. Plain sugar cookies can be crazy delicious—subtle like a short […]

A New Crush: Chocolate-Orange Cookies

I fully admit the chocolate/orange flavor combination is not for everyone. It was an acquired taste for me. A friend in high school adored Terry’s Milk Chocolate Oranges and would share. I’d have a slice and think it was strange, but okay. It was nothing I sought out on my own.

Then, I met […]

Christmas Break’s Sweet 16 (photos)

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We traveled to Grand Junction to spend Christmas at my childhood home, with my mom and dad. It was the first time we’ve celebrated there in seven years. The last time we went, Beatrix was a 3-month-old. Things have changed slightly.

This year, we staged our holiday invasion with a 33% increase in forces. […]