Christmas Cookies

Cooking and decorating sugar cookies are a tradition that comes from my husband’s side of the family. I know that my mother made cookies when we were growing up, but I don’t remember the massive production that hubby’s family did. My FIL would bake tons of cookies with the secret family recipe (no I can’t share … More Christmas Cookies

The Boxes Are Here

We have lived far away from family more years than I care to count! This leads to our love of boxes, or at least the boxes that arrive at our home or PO box from family. The boxes are filled with goodies that we both need and want! Recently, my mother has won the cake … More The Boxes Are Here

Ben’s Hot Cocoa

With temperatures dropping around the world (but not Germany…at least, not yet), here is a great recipe for some homemade chocolate that is rich and creamy! My husband came across this recipe for hot cocoa and loved it so much that it went out in our Christmas Letter a few years ago 🙂 There is … More Ben’s Hot Cocoa