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A simple winter hot cocoa bar

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!

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The Best Lemon Bars

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