How to Build the Perfect Simple Charcuterie Board

But first, a charcuterie board story Traditionally, a charcuterie board is a Willis family Christmas Eve Tradition. In fact, it’s such a firm tradition that I refused to stop dipping little clementine orange slices in chocolate for our 2013 board as I was in active labor for our second child. In my defense, I wasn’t…

Frosted Cranberry Moscow Mule

I’m kicking your normal mule up a notch with the holiday flavors of sugared cranberries and fizzy ginger beer that’s both festive and refreshing. Did you know that if you’ve overindulged in the holiday sweets, the ginger in this drink can actually soothe your tummy? Of course, you have to use ginger beer with real…

Candy Cane Cookie Ice Cream Pie

This post is in partnership with MI-DEL®. All concepts and content are my own. Is it ever too cold for ice cream? And all the people said…NEVER! Especially when that ice cream is chocolate and vanilla layered with hot fudge, cookies, and candy canes, in the form of a PIE. It takes a little planning ahead,…

Spiked Gingerbread Boba Oatmilk Macchiato

So I’ve talked about boba here before, but holy cow. I think I struck GOLD with this drink. It has creamy oatmilk, kahlua, espresso, and boba and tastes like a gingerbread cookie! I can’t guarantee this will give you a holly jolly Christmas, but it sure doesn’t hurt. Spiked Gingerbread Boba Oatmilk Macchiato Ingredients: 1/2…

Homemade Hot Chocolate

Raise your hand if you’ve only ever had hot chocolate from a packet. That was me up until several years ago when I decided to try out making my own. How hard could it be? Just mix cocoa powder, sugar, and milk, right? It turns out it actually IS that simple. After adjusting my recipe…