Happy Holidays everyone! Hope everyone is enjoying great meals, good company, and of course good cheer. Our guest blogger is Starr Wong, from lovely British Columbia, Canada; she is the author of the blog Misfit Baker. Below she shares a round up of her favourite Christmas posts from 2011/2012. Please do search her previous contributions on VBU!, as they are very worth checking out. Follow Misfit Baker on: Facebook, Twitter and the blog itself. Please welcome back Starr!
It has not been the most wonderful time of the year, not for our household. I look forward to Christmas all year long. I love the wrapping paper and the decorations, the carols and the movies, and (of course) the baking. But this year I wish the whole thing would just blow over.
The past week and a half have been a trying time for us, both physically and emotionally. From Dave and I contracting some mutant cold virus. To Harvey being diagnosed with struvite crystallizes (a potentially life threatening condition in male cats). To the very painful decision that it was in the best interest of both cats that Dennis be re-homed. We’ve known for a while that our apartment isn’t big enough for Dennis’s energy level, and he was attacking Harvey out of boredom (causing Harvey severe stress, which is a contributing factor in his condition)… Needless to say, I am not feeling my usual merriment. My heart is heavy, my chest is heavy, and I have no interest in eating or even more (or should that be “less”?) so baking.
That being said, I didn’t want you to think I have forgotten about the blog or closed up shop. So I decided to tempt your taste buds with a round up of my favorite Christmas posts from 2011 and 2012.
Butter Tart Squares
Chocolate Eggnog Fudge
Cinnamon Latte Squares
Eggnog Spritz Cookies
Grand Marnier Balls (Gluten-Free)