Dog Biscuits for Your Favorite Pooch

Put some homemade treats under the tree this year for your favorite canine. . . . → Read More: Dog Biscuits for Your Favorite Pooch

Books for Foodies: Some Fiction

I am continuing my book-gift-giving-theme with some foodie fiction. . . . → Read More: Books for Foodies: Some Fiction

Books for Foodies: More Memoirs

Today is a continuation with my book-themed gift recommendations. . . . → Read More: Books for Foodies: More Memoirs

Books for Foodies: The First Annual Christmas Edition

I am going to take a bit of time this holiday season to revisit my culinary slanted book shelf and share some holiday gift ideas. . . . → Read More: Books for Foodies: The First Annual Christmas Edition

Homemade Gifts 2016

Here’s this year’s round up of our homemade gifts: infinity scarves, yard dice, cedar cacti planters, money boxes, cookbooks, book marks and dog biscuits. Oh, my! . . . → Read More: Homemade Gifts 2016

Jam of the Month Club

It is not unexpected to get jam, jellies, and other preserves from us as Christmas gifts. Here’s an idea for a homemade gift (that keeps on giving) and a comprehensive jam, jelly and preserve round-up. . . . → Read More: Jam of the Month Club

Memory Boxes

Keep track of all the joy and happiness that 2016 will surely bring. Make a memory box to keep track of all the new year happenings. . . . → Read More: Memory Boxes

Gift Ideas

No Christmas posting theme here this year. Things are just too hectic, but the Ghost of Christmas Pasts is visiting today. Here are my gifting-themed posts from 2010 to present. . . . → Read More: Gift Ideas

Handcrafted Baileys Irish Cream

What a perfect recipe to celebrate December’s C.L.U.E. You will not believe how easy this recipe is to whip up for festive gifts. . . . → Read More: Handcrafted Baileys Irish Cream

Farolitos: DIY Decorating

So I am starting my own game of Christmas  CLUE with you today.

Clue #1:  Today I am posting very difficult instructions (facetiously typed) for farolitos or luminaries to decorate your driveway or front step.

Clue #2:  On Christmas, I will post about the New Mexico state cookie.

Intrigued?

Have any guesses as to why . . . → Read More: Farolitos: DIY Decorating

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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