Happy Holidays! From Me To You, the Gift of Gluttony

Is it just me, or are the holidays seriously kicking ass this year? And by “kicking ass,” I mean “kickingĀ my ass.” Just this past Sunday, I spent seven hours (yes, seven hours) baking Christmas cookies with my mom. We made tassies, crescents, cookie bars, magic cookie bars, and butter cookies. Back in the days when I used to refuse to help my mother in the kitchen, the baking of the Christmas cookies was the only thing that got me to roll up my sleeves and wield the hand mixer. Now, it’s a tradition I can’t live without.

I know that this has absolutely nothing to do with freelancing, but I wanted to thank you all for being here for me. For sharing insights, advice, and your own personal stories. It means a lot to me.

So here it is. The recipe for Tassies, my most favorite cookie of all time (and that’s saying a lot, because I’m pretty much a human garbage disposal):

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