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On Saturday I headed out to run a few errands.  While I had probably a dozen different places I needed to go after my second stop I headed back in the direction of home.  Note to self: shopping the Saturday before Christmas unless it’s really, absolutely necessary is a bad idea.

Mocha Dream Cupcakes #CookingUpGood
Thanks to Lunchbox for sponsoring this post. Words and recipe are my own.

Left with a few suddenly unscheduled hours on my hands I decided it was a good time to do a little holiday baking.  Earlier in December I put together my yearly gifts of food: trays, tins, and baskets filled with favorite treats and then delivered to our friends and family.  But I did still need a few sweets for our own family and a couple of things for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Continue reading »