I love Christmas baking! I have been a busy bee the last couple of days. In the past, I have usually gotten all my cookies baked by the end of October, but since this year's been just a wee bit on the busy side, that hasn't happened. I am on a roll, though, as I got the two "worst" cookies out of the way...sugar cookies and spritz. Those, I think, are the most time-consuming, so I always do those first. Yesterday and today I baked all plain sugar cookies...(I know, the first batch always comes out a little on the "done" side LOL)
...then I iced and sprinkled them.
Sorry, I had another picture of my stovetop covered with done sugar cookies, too, but somehow lost it . I didn't get a picture of the spritz, either, but they are already in the freezer. Must keep them safe LOL. As a project on the TeachingMom's Advent Calendar, Vincent and I also made these cinnamon roll trees yesterday.
Here is a link to the direct recipe. Yummy! One of the trees has already mysteriously disappeared LOL.
Tomorrow, I think I will make Mexican wedding cakes. I also need to tackle my front porch for de-cluttering. I decided I just can't follow a weekly system for now...I am just going to start at the front of my house and work my way around. As long as I keep up on basics which are laundry, dishes, keeping the bathroom wiped down, keeping the house picked up and swept, and making my bed every morning. It has been about a week, and things have been kept up pretty well! Hopefully, it keeps up as I add more baking and the occasional de-clutter project. I do NOT want to be scrambling around the few days before Christmas trying to get everything together.