Eggnog is a treat that has always signified Christmas to me. I can remember from a young age as soon as the eggnog came out, Christmas had begun! Yes, it’s full of fat, and if you make it from scratch it has raw eggs in it, but just ignore those small, insignificant details . Now, as an adult (really? How did that happen?) I love it with a little shot of spiced rum, on ice, and it’s heaven in a cup. I do have to admit that as much as I love eggnog, I find it extremely “commercial” that it is now coming out in grocery stores immediately after Halloween. Seriously, do we really need the indulgence of eggnog for two months instead of one?
Just kidding. I live with a bah humbugger, but I definitely don’t feel that way! But, after a week of 22, 5 year olds with Christmas excitement, I’m about ready to boycott the holiday. There are only two more days of teaching left though, so I’m sure I can make it through . . . and then I will be basking in my unlimited time time off to bake!
Unlimited? Ha! Christmas cupcakes! Christmas Cakes! Christmas Cookies! Christmas Platters! They are all on my agenda for my time away from the day job.
I have found the time to put together a couple of Christmas Cupcake videos for you to enjoy. These Christmas Cupcake ideas are dead easy. Dead! I promise. If you don’t think so, you can leave a mean comment in the comment box . . . like some people like to do! Honestly, why waste your time commenting, if all you have to say is something mean? I just don’t get it. [Read more...]