Frosted Chai-Spiced Sugar Cookies & Simply Christmas

When it comes to Christmas cookies and music, I tend to want the classics. The flavors that I only get to have once a year, sugar cookies with icing and decorations, butterballs, thumbprints and gingerbread. They almost taste like Christmas. Music for years has been very similar. Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, A Very Special Christmas […]

Traditional Butterballs & A Charlie Brown Christmas

I mentioned that I’m a Christmas ‘purist’, I also really love Christmas traditions. My family had so many things that were special and traditional around Christmas time, I really owe my love of Christmas to my parents. They crafted an incredible experience for us growing up centered around family, experiences that only happened at Christmas […]

Orange Cardamom Shortbread & Blue

Christmas is only one week away. This season has flown this time around. It has always been and will always be my favorite time of year. The whole world seems to celebrate. Large Christmas trees adorn street corners or the insides of Seattle’s skyscrapers, Christmas music is a distinct addition to whole month of December […]