Goodbye Christmas

by Jillian on January 6, 2013 · 10 comments

After spending the afternoon yesterday with my girlfriends having lunch and target shopping for a friends baby shower registry (and of course perusing the store for other unnecessary items), it was time to get productive. I went to the grocery store, got a mani-pedi, and came home to conquer operation goodbye Christmas. Not before making dinner though. […]


Guess what? Like it or not, it’s cookie time again. I don’t remember the first time I had a cookie from Levain Bakery in New York City, but I do remember being in awe of how thick, gooey, and large the cookies were. The last time I had them was back in June. I decided to […]


Poinsettia Cookies

by Jillian on December 27, 2011 · 5 comments

Well, this could go two ways. Either you are sad that Christmas is over and don’t mind hearing more about it, or you are completely sick of seeing cookies and presents. Either way, you are in for cookies and presents. I have a few recaps including Christmas day with my family, presents, and cookie recipes. […]


Cookies Cookies Everywhere

by Jillian on December 19, 2011 · 17 comments

Last night, after finishing up my Christmas wrapping, I fell into a baking mood! I was searching the internet, as usual, for a recipe that was somewhat simple, easy, and that I had all of the ingredients for. Snickerdoodles are one of my favorite cookies, but I’ve actually never made them before. I knew I […]


The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2011

by Jillian on December 6, 2011 · 21 comments

I signed up for this year’s Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap and received my matches right before I went home for Thanksgiving. I had all intentions of doing a little something with the extra nutella I had hanging out in my cabinet from a previous recipe. But all of those plans went out the window when […]


Pumpkin Pecan Bread

by Jillian on October 17, 2011 · 6 comments

Happy Monday! One thing that makes it a happy Monday: ..and one thing that does not: Joe had to stay in Philadelphia overnight for work, so I went to bed and woke up alone. Last night I pretty much just vegged, ate pizza, and watched TV. This morning, I need to be a little more […]