Once upon a time, before I had my precious little Nora, I liked to bake. A LOT. Somehow, I got hooked up with this organization called Operation Baking GALS, who organize teams of people to send care packages–many with home-baked goodies!–to soldiers who are deployed overseas. If you’ve been around here for a while, you [...]
When you make your Christmas cookie cutouts this year, you don’t have to make plain ol’ sugar cookies. Instead, you can make this variation on my favorite sugar cookie recipe, which incorporates some holiday spice. Again, this comes from Katie, who provided me with another awesome (chocolate!) variation that I tried out [...]
Last Christmastime, I joined a Baking Gals team and sent a package to a soldier who was spending the holidays away from home. This season, I’ll be hosting a team, as I have done numerous times throughout the past [...]
Once again, it’s time for all of you enthusiastic bakers to whip up some treats in support of our troops overseas! It’s Operation Baking Gals, Round 13!
I don’t know about you, but I love to bake… and then quickly get the goodies out [...]
Once again, we are baking for a wonderful soldier who could use a little pick-me-up from home. To see his story and to sign up for Team Heather Drive, visit www.bakinggals.com. You have to register with the site (it’s free, and [...]
AboutI'm Heather. I just turned 30. I'm happily married, and mommy to the most beautiful little girl in the world (what, you're saying I could be biased?). Determined DIYer and homeowner. Sarcastic. A perfectionist. A bleeding-heart liberal. Frugal. Loves a little dog way more than many humans. Loves food, hates exercise (it's an ongoing battle). A loyal football fan. I love to laugh. Value family and friends above all else. Vie to be a world traveler.