How to make an oatmeal raisin cookie cake

Happy February!

Normally I wouldn’t be so thrilled about February, but it seems like January was SO. LONG. It didn’t help that I was sick most of the month (yes, month), and was mostly confined to the couch. Despite that, I did manage to keep baking! There are four people with birthdays in the span of two weeks in January, so I had to keep up 😊 Unfortunately between that and being crazy busy at work, I haven’t kept up with blogging like I’d like.

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Baking season is over – but not for me!

Hope you had a fantastic Christmas 🙂

I had to go back to work Tuesday, which I was initially dreading, but I’m realizing I actually relish routine. I feel a little out of sorts without a schedule and I’m looking forward to getting back to my usual workout routine.

I wasn’t completely horrible about eating this month, but I definitely let myself indulge more than usual. It’s hard not to when you’re surrounded by so much delicious food! So as “baking season” comes to a close, I’m keeping my baking challenge going but with a lot more self-control 😉

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How to make perfect gingerbread cookies

Less than a week ‘til Christmas, ya’ll!

I was feeling very festive this weekend and decided to make some gingerbread cookies. It felt right with all the snow we got this week and Christmas being right around the corner. But instead of making gingerbread men (or trees or candy canes or sweaters), I went less conventional and made some unicorns and hearts ❤ Mostly because I wanted an excuse to use my unicorn cutter from Sur La Table (order from Amazon) and the stencil I designed.

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How to make lemon Shrewsbury biscuit cookies

Hey guys, guess what?

It’s National Cookie Day!

In celebration, this weekend I made these lemon and black currant cookies (or  biscuits as they call them in the U.K.). This is another one from Mary Berry’s Baking Bible, and I am decently happy with how they turned out.

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