Tag Archives: Christmas

Homemade Peppermint Extract

Nothing says happy holidays loved ones and let’s get drunk like homemade peppermint extract! Or you could use it for baking. Like if you wanted to make delicious peppermint Candy Cane Cookies for friends and family. Which is what I will be doing, instead of drinking peppermint vodka cocktails while baking on a Thursday afternoon. …

Sweet Potato Homemade Dog Treats

Happy holidays from the happiest little ding-dong dog in Big Bear Lake, California! Why is she so unbelievably happy? Because this holiday season she is enjoying Sweet Potato Homemade dog treats!If it’s the beginning of December than Carly dog and I are praying for snow and maybe still doing a little trail running on crisp 20 …

Anglo Indian Date and Tamarind Roasted Duck

Last Christmas we did not have snowy nights and bundling up in layers to sing Christmas carols to our neighbors down our snowy streets. Nowhere was there that enchanting pine scent in the crisp and cold winter air. I didn’t pull on my favorite UGG boots or my leg warmers, scarves and a hat to …

12 Days of India Christmas

When you are stuck in an airport in India smelling terrible India smells for ten hours rewriting classic Christmas songs is a terrific waste of time. Yesterday we passed people walking the 600 hundred kilometers to Kerala in the southern tip of India on a pilgrimage. After missing our morning flight from IndiGo Air, a joke of an …

My Top Ten Healthy Stocking Stuffers

The holidays means carbs, delicious carbs and not as much healthy eating as we are usually used to. I don’t necessarily have an issue with a few carbs every once in a while but it’s hard to not go overboard during the Christmas season. This holiday season we will find ourselves overseas spending most of …