December has now come and gone and I finally have a few minutes to sit down and reflect on all the fun things I got to do since I last wrote. Shari had Elisabeth and I over in mid-December to watch Gremlins and then a few days later hosted more of us to watch Gremlins … More 1-6-23
As 2021 quickly comes to a close, I’ve begun to ponder what my blog will look like in 2022. Do I try to continue my What I like Wednesday posts, blossoming out to non-Colorado related themes? Do I take a temporary break from that (but if I do, would I ever return?)? Regardless what I … More 12-20-21 Friends, cookie weekend, and other happenings
Thanksgiving has come and gone and now my Christmas tree is up and I’ve been wearing Christmas socks the past few days. Am I finally starting to feel in the Christmas spirit? Yes! Seeing the Christmas lights on houses as I drove around running errands last Thursday and putting up the tree yesterday is getting … More 12-6-21 Thanksgiving & Daily Life
It’s officially December! And instead of me waxing poetic about how quickly time goes and holy cow it’s almost 2022 already, I want to highlight all the fun activities that pop up around Denver during the holiday season. Zoo Lights: Unless you’ve sworn off zoos forever, the Denver Zoo Lights are worth it and everyone … More What I like Wednesday: Wintertime Festivities
The holiday season has officially begun! Yesterday, I purchased two bags of chocolate chips from Costco. They don’t always offer the vegan version and I plan on baking a lot over the next few months (plus I’m going to host Little Christmas Eve on December 23rd for loads of baking hit me up if you … More 10-22-21 Let the Holiday Season Begin!
Even through my sadness of my grandmother dying, my family and friends made my Christmas a special and well-loved one. I started out Christmas morning baking vegan sticky buns for the first time, thanks to this recipe. I remember my dad’s mom would make sticky buns for us fairly often when we visited her and … More 12-27-20 Christmas Celebrations
This past weekend I went to Shari’s parents’ house with her to bake cookies. They have a yearly tradition of baking a gigantic amount of cookies that they then make into platters and give out to friends, family, and coworkers. When Shari told me that they make between 100 and 200 dozen cookies in a … More 12-23-20 My Weekend