Gingerbread Mini Cupcakes with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

Tiny fluffy cakes bursting with warm spices, topped with a creamy caramel and cream cheese frosting. These little ones are soo cute! Seriously. They're like 2cm small, but huge on flavour. ...more

Chinese Almond Cookies

Chinese Almond Cookies are crumbly, delicious with full of flavor and one of the best holiday cookies. I must say a great way to celebrate Christmas ...more

DIY Mason Jar Christmas Decor

Let's start off with a little honesty, shall we? ...more

The Best Gifts Are Sometimes the Ones Where You Look the Stupidest

This is a baby picture of my dad, taken sometime in the late 1930’s and later appropriated by me, for a display of “Mom and Dad as Younger People” photos. Which I hung prominently in whatever apartment I lived in at the time. It was nice....more

Christmas Home Tour

We are finally done putting our decoration up and are very happy with our outcome! I wanted to give you a little tour of my winter wonderland. ...more

Chanukah and Christmas - When holidays are blended, they're lost

Like most kids, my sons, Jacob and Zachary, were captivated by Christmas lights. They marveled at dazzling colors and illuminated figures adorning our neighbors' front yards. The holidays truly are for kids; only a child could look up at 10-foot Homer Simpson/Santa Claus balloon - bright enough to be visible from the moon - and smile. However, mine were only beginning to understand the meaning behind such sights when Jacob asked, "Why don't we have lights on our house?"Without missing a beat, Zachary answered, "Because we're Jewish."Jacob wasn't satisfied....more

Christmas Wreath

 Christmas WreathDECEMBER 4, 2015 by MARY ALVAREZ filed under: CRAFTING AND DYI, FRONT CIRCLE RIGHT,&...more