Decking the cookies – my annual Martha moment

One of my annual holiday traditions is to bake up several batches of decorated sugar cookies. And not just any old cookie – Martha Stewart’s sugar cookies. Several years ago, I purchased a cookie baking kit from the website. It included a recipe book, sanding sugars, icing bags and perhaps also some coloring.  I also … Read more

Linda’s Kitchen: There’s light at the end of the tunnel

Once upon a time, my kitchen was a dated, tiny space with nasty knotty pine cabinets and twenty-five year old appliances. As a featured piece of my blogging relationship with New England Home magazine, my planned kitchen facelift took on a larger scale. Instead of just painting the cabinets and walls, the popcorn ceiling was … Read more