For the 6th year in a row, I attended Rachel's annual Gingerbread House decorating party for an afternoon filled with bowls of candy, simmering cider and close friends. Since it's something I practically plan out for an entire year, I brought a few extra boxes of Hot Tamales for a thatched roof and used Jujubes as holiday lights. The final product not only looks delicious, but our apartment is now filled with a rich ginger aroma, which perfectly complements the fresh pine scent of our Christmas tree.
Red Velvet "Dia de los Muertos" Cake
When I was a junior in high school, I spent two weeks in a Spanish language immersion program, where I lived with a family in Cuernavaca, Mexico. While my language skills definitely improved, the aspect that stuck with me even more so was my love for the Mexican culture. ...read more