Advent & Christmas, Biscuits & Slices

Baking Up a Storm

What biscuits or baking do you associate with Christmas?  For me, growing up we always had shortbread, lemon crunch slice, melting moments & chocolate afgans.  All of these recipes were in my mothers recipe ring binder.  I think most of them came from my Grandma & I have photocopies of the recipes from my Mum. … Continue reading Baking Up a Storm

Advent & Christmas, Biscuits & Slices

Gluten Free & Dairy Free Shortbread

This is another of my go to recipes that people who aren't gluten & dairy free also enjoy eating.  My husband likes these biscuits iced but shortbread is of course usually eaten without icing.  At Christmas time I usually make Christmas tree or star shaped biscuits with this recipe.  These biscuits were on the menu… Continue reading Gluten Free & Dairy Free Shortbread

Mind, Passing on Faith, Soul

Exciting Adventure Stories for Advent

While we have done a number of different things for advent over the years, including building a paper chain by adding a link each night with a person to pray for & putting baby Jesus (one of my daughter's dolls in her dolls cot) under the Christmas tree. Two Activities have definitely become traditions.  The… Continue reading Exciting Adventure Stories for Advent