I love the week leading up to Christmas — especially when we’re hosting….
Most baking seems to spring from one of three motivators: a desire to show gratitude, an expression of affection, or a reaction to surplus.
And sometimes it stems from a combination of all three….
Warm, crumbly coffee cake, hot out of the oven, cooling on the counter. On a bleak, rainy afternoon, is there anything more welcoming and neighborly than sharing that?