vanilla cardamom spritz cookies

Is your holiday baking in full swing yet? Mine is. It may seem a little early to some folks, but my family long ago decided to celebrate our “family Christmas” ahead of the actual holiday. We’re a totally blended group—I have three half siblings—so celebrating a week early frees up Christmas Eve and Christmas Day… 

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bthr book club: december book announcement

the-book-thiefAlright, we have a winner for our inaugural BTHR book club selection. After a few weeks of voting, you guys picked The Book Thief by Markus Zusak! You can buy the book through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Half.com. Also, make sure to check out your local library! That's where I'm getting mine from. It's a quite popular book, so many libraries will have multiple copies (mine has 12!). Now go secure your copy and get to reading! On December 27th, feel. . .
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