the best chocolate chip cookies recipe

I’m really obsessive about a lot of things – holidays, television shows, my favorite tees. But the one thing that probably tops the list is chocolate chip cookies. They are basically the only perfect thing on this earth and are by and large my favorite dessert. If I am ever faced with a choice of […]

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christmas party

As much as I love everything Christmas, I wasn’t going to plan a Christmas “party” this year because it stresses me out trying to get everyone together. That’s why I was so happy when my friend suggested we just do a small get together Sunday night with our few friends from Texas. We ate pizza […]

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things that make me happy

Here are some things that have been making me happy lately. πŸ™‚ Burning the last of my pumpkin spice candle…before my Christmas tree candle comes out! ;p Both using my film camera and getting a glimpse of what I look like doing so! Baking and decorating Halloween cookies for my husband’s work party (scored this […]

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things that make me happy

Here are some things that have been making me happy lately. πŸ™‚ Making a homemade card for a loved one. Seeing these pretty plants hanging outside our window every day. The first signs of autumn…beautifully colored leaves that have fallen on our walks and crisper mornings. Baking and packaging yummy treats for family visits. -wonderland […]

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christmas cookies

I finally have time to catch up on here. Work is over. Filming is over. And packing is pretty much over (we still have to clean). But right now I am home for the holidays and have loved the freedom to do as I please. There will be a lot more photos and posts coming […]

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chocolate chip nutella stuffed cookies

I made these cookies for a pre-Thanksgiving potluck with my husband’s graduate school friends. They are a bit time intensive, but they were a hit at the party! Super rich, so you may only be able to eat one (not normally something you say when talking about chocolate chip cookies, but trust me on this […]

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texas fight

UT has an away game against Ole Miss today at 8:15 pm. Get your horns up, and have a great weekend! Longhorn sugar cookies I made for last weekend’s game watching party. Obviously I had a little trouble getting that burnt orange color with my food coloring. But, they were delicious. -wonderland sam

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the dog days are over

I promised more photos, and here they are! I had a great weekend celebrating Whitney’s and our friends’ college graduations both at the ceremony and at the graduation parties. Whitney’s parents catered lunch at our new home on Saturday, and Whitney and his roommates catered barbeque at their old place on Sunday. Needless to say, […]

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