Thanksgiving brought in some chilly weather to Houston. So what better way to bundle up than with an oversized cape? My collection has continue to grow over the last few weeks (see here and here). I can’t help but love how a cape can dress up a rather plain and simple outfit. They are easy to toss in your bag and carry around when the weather gets chilly. This version is twice as fun since it is reversible.
This past weekend was exactly what I needed. Chris and I hosted our very first Thanksgiving dinner at our home for his family, we decorated our Christmas tree and swaped our fall decor for lights, sleighbells and ornaments! There was a lot of calories consumed, cheesy Lifetime movies watched, and never ending snuggles. It felt SO good to relax before jumping back into the swing of things. However you spent your holiday, I hope you cherished it with your loved ones!
It’s that time of year again! Holiday traditions are in full swing at this point and one of my favorites growing up was a full day of baking cookies in the kitchen with the family! Mess, chaos, and tons of calories consumed while creating new memroies with my siblings. A classic, but good old fashioned recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies is sure to make anyone smile!
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
1. Heat oven to 375° F.
2. In a bowl combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels and nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
3. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.