Lemon Lime Brown Sugar Cookies with Perfect Lemon Glaze

I found myself with some free time the other day.  And a strong desire for lemon dessert.  It’s not something I’m proud of, but I instantly marched to the pantry and did a quick assessment. We did have a lemon, a lime, some flour.  Yep, I was ready.  Then came the recipe hunt, which brought…

Biscuit Success

This is one of those weird mornings.  It was an early wake-up morning for Scott, which means extra morning time at home for me.  Not extra sleep time.  If I tried to get extra sleep after waking up once, I would never ever wake up.  Ever.  I’m talking 2020, still happily asleep, fired years ago…

Chocolate Almond Macaroon Silver Linings

One advantage of having way too much free time is having enough free time to make things like chocolate almond macaroons.  They’re for a care package for friends, but Scott and I had to taste test a few, right?  Naturally. Interested in a good, quick recipe?  Here you go! I have to say, in a…

Homemade Goodness and Pecan Spinwheels

Yesterday was Christmas baking day, but I didn’t factor in time for the dough to do its thing and for the oven to preheat and bake and bake some more, and for me to then take care of the trillion dishes that baking produced.  My kitchen looks like a disaster area or an example of…

Day of Clumsiness and Pain

Yesterday really did have its good moments, so as you read this, please realize that I’m writing with a smile on my face.  I basically had my very own America’s Funniest Home Videos episode last night, minus the camera and the canned laughter. First, I’ll set the scene.  I have a really nice bruise on…