Christmas week is here! Can you believe it? I can clearly remember counting down to Christmas as a child and it seemed to take forever! Time sure has a way of sneaking up on us, am I right?! Sure the stress of the Christmas deadline can tend to take a toll but I am not going to let it steal my joy. As much as I have to get done this week, I am being diligent in setting aside time to truly enjoy the season.. I make a point each morning to have my coffee in front of our Christmas tree to admire its beauty and all our decorations. We’ve taken a longer drive home to ooh and ahhh over all the Christmas lights that brighten the street. We make popcorn and watch Christmas movies as a family. And of course, we drink hot cocoa with all the fixings!
When life gives you lemons, make lemon bars! Just like chocolate, there is something about the tasty goodness of lemon bars that I can’t resist. I came across The Best Lemon Bars recipe on Pinterest (I know, surprise surprise) and made them a couple of years ago for Thanksgiving. Since then I have made them more times than I can count and must say, they truly live up to their name! They are simply: Sweet and Tart Perfection! Continue reading