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Gingerbread hot chocolate recipe

December 27, 2020

Once in a blue moon I do post a recipe post on here. The recipes are that easy that a 4 year old can do them, because lets be realistic I am no good at cooking, and have no will to be so. As a non coffee drinker, teas and hot chocolate are my go to beverages especially in the colder months. There is nothing I like more than a nice hot chocolate. I prefer to make my hot chocolate at home, hence way less sugars in it.

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A Christmas Tradition

December 22, 2019

There’s nothing better than going back home for the holidays, decorating the Christmas tree, spending time with family and friends, and to just be carried by the Christmas spirit. Although, I usually get overwhelmed around the Christmas period, but I am always happy to spend the holidays at home with my family.

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The Great Christmas Bake Off

December 23, 2018

There is nothing that symbolizes more the holiday season than the smell of freshly baked gingerbread dough. From eatable houses that look like small masterpieces, to dressed up in icing gingerbread men, cakes, candles, room scents and what not. If you have been following me from the very beginning you will know that every year for Christmas me and my dad bake and decorate a gingerbread house. It’s a father-daughter tradition we have for 5 years now.

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A Tasty Holiday Tale

December 24, 2017

If you ever wonder where the western tradition for gingerbread house began, the first thing coming to my mind is to give thanks to the Grimm brothers and their cannibalistic witch. Since then told in the story of Hansel and Gretel, to today…deeply rooted in the holiday tradition, in the western world. We see it everywhere from home, to the White House. In 1812 the story for Hansel and Gretel by the Grimm brothers was published, in which a house of biscuits and candies appears. But, for the appearance of the gingerbread house besides thanking the Grimm brothers we have to thank a couple other nations and historic periods.

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