Seasonal Candy Review: M&Ms and Twix

Twix Gingerbread (New for 2013): The package says the gingerbread flavoring lies in the caramel.  I’m not sure why they couldn’t just bake gingerbread cookies instead of the usual shortbread cookies, but that’s modern packaged food for ya.  At first, the flavor was a bit like graham crackers.  As I chewed through, the ginger flavor…

Fastforward

It seems like the world is in a bit of a time warp.  Saturday, I went out grocery shopping at our Wal-mart Neighborhood Market and they were putting up their wreaths and Christmas trees. Halloween hasn’t even happened yet!  Could this not wait one more week?  I’m no stranger to the Christmas Creep, and you…

Early Holiday Window Shopping

I do my Christmas shopping as much in advance as possible. In addition to preventing total budget meltdown, it means I get to avoid holiday traffic. And that’s magical. I also just did ads for Black Friday and I’m working on a holiday gift guide at work, so trust me.  It’s seasonal! I’m a notorious…

Five Things I Don’t “Get” About Christmas

I’m getting in the pre-holiday spirit already.  I keep cruising Pinterest, staring at the holiday section.  I want to DIY everything and set up the tree and start baking.  And it’s August. But the more I search, the more I realize there are a lot of things about Christmas that just don’t make sense to…

My Holiday Pinterest Board

Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas inspiration.  Recipes, decorations and other fun STUFF. My Holiday Pinterest Board