Dieting, Food, Life, Recipes

It’s Mid-January and Homemade Thin Mints Will Save Us

Listen, I love a good Girl Scout cookie like the rest of you but I don't have the patience to wait until February. I also know no one locally who sells Girl Scout cookies any more except for the kids that camp out at the local grocery store, so I needed a thin mint recipe… Continue reading It’s Mid-January and Homemade Thin Mints Will Save Us

Christmas, Favorite Things, Food, Recipes

My Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

  I love cookies any time of year but during the holidays is when it is most acceptable to eat cookies on a regular basis. Cookies for breakfast? IF I HAVE TO! Cookies for dinner? Jesus would want it that way! Cookies at midnight? If it's good enough for Santa, it's good enough for me!… Continue reading My Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas, Food, Link Party

Snickerdoodle. Lick a Poodle

  That was just fun to say. As you can see, 2017 is not going to be about award-winning journalism here at A Grace Full Life. No see the bar is set low on purpose because you all need a freaking break from Facebook, CNN, Buzzfeed and Yahoo News informing you that MY GOD ARETHA… Continue reading Snickerdoodle. Lick a Poodle

Childhood, Food, Link Party

The Easiest Cookie You Will Ever Make

  But you will have to wait three hours for them to bake.¬† I am upfront and honest because if that is too much of a commitment for you, then this is not your recipe. But let me just say that they are worth that wait time. I love meringue cookies. A little French patisserie¬†in… Continue reading The Easiest Cookie You Will Ever Make

Christmas, Food, Link Party

Gingerbread Cookie Making for the Soul

It has been established that my youngest daughter likes gingerbread. Making it, eating it, looking at it, bathing in it. It started with my mom and her love of gingerbread. When she lived closer, she would make a gingerbread house with my oldest daughter every Christmas. Then when they moved away, they would keep up… Continue reading Gingerbread Cookie Making for the Soul

Christmas, Favorite Things, Food, Humor, Link Party

Rolo Cookies- The Cliff’s Notes Version

If you know me at all, you know my favorite Christmas cookie is the elusive Rolo Cookie. I say elusive because as amazingly yummy as these morsels of all things right with the world are, they aren't too easy to make. When I say "easy" I mean that there are steps. And processes. You have… Continue reading Rolo Cookies- The Cliff’s Notes Version