Gingerbread Men

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Now that I’m on winter break, I’m officially ready for winter celebrations! To some people, winter means building snowmen or hanging ornaments on the Christmas tree, but for me winter means building gingerbread houses and decorating Christmas cookies! Every year my best friend and I have a cookie-decorating party where we decorate sugar cookies in gingerbread men shapes, but this year we decided to go all out and make traditional gingerbread men. Continue reading

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

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‘Tis the season! What better way to welcome December than with an inviting and delicious mug of peppermint hot chocolate! According to Foodimentary, December 3rd is National Peppermint Latte Day, but in honor of the true holiday spirit I decided to ditch the caffeine because, after all, hot cocoa is Santa‘s favorite drink! These past three days have been nothing but gloom and rain (a rare occurrence in sunny Southern California!) and I’ll I’ve wanted to do is sit in bed with a warm drink and watch movies with my dog! Continue reading