Holiday Deliciousness: Shortbread

Oh, the pretty shortbread! This is another family Christmas tradition. We’d snack on shortbread first thing in the morning while the bigger, more elaborate Christmas breakfast was still being prepared. Not that this should in any way count as breakfast. But it’s tasty, and if you have a gorgeous shortbread mold, it’s also beautiful as … [Read more…]

Holiday Deliciousness: The Cheeseball

We’re having relatives over for a birthday celebration, and J, who was confused about exactly what we’re celebrating, spent quite a bit of time making a lovely turkey garland for the occasion.  The prospect of getting together has put me into the holiday spirit early, so I thought that I’d share my first holiday recipe. … [Read more…]

Christmas Fun in the Capital District

‘Tis the season! Here’s a link to Christmas activities listed on Here’s a list of local Adopt-a-Family programs and other ideas for holiday giving. Cheaper By The Dozen: Free & Low-Cost Capital District Activities During the Holidays Here’s a round-up of posts I’ve done about holiday activities, crafts and food. Fun family activities: Where … [Read more…]