I am so behind on my Tidbits - it's terrible! Finals + Christmas Baking = Distraction. So, here goes nothing (and everything). Feel free to check out my Instagram for more (I have an addiction).
Smile fries. Thanks for a happy end to finals ADPi.
I-85S can be really pretty.
These three pictures are just a few of the reasons why I LOVE being home - peanut butter M&M's, good coffee, my pup, and grilled cheese.
I did so much holiday baking it was absurd...and awesome. Check out my holiday recipes here, here, here, here, here, oh and here.
I love this, and how perfect around Christmas. John 3:16.
I'm obsessed with my puppy, Roxie. BFFs.
Thanks to Julie over at Table for Two, I am now the proud owner of this incredible Calphalon pans. #grateful (can you hashtag on blogs?)
My mom hosted a Wine Exchange Party. She rocks.
My aunt, uncle and cousin delivered my family a BIG box of Cheryl's Cookies. I openly wept tears of joy.
This sunset is real. And amazing. My mom and I were mesmerized on our walk.
My kitchen accessory stockpile grew immensely over Christmas. This ADORABLE hot pad and oven mit were a gift from my best friend, Tara. She is leaving me to study abroad in Florence next semester. While I am utterly depressed, I can't wait to read about all of her adventures on her blog, Tara's Travels!
Babysitting over Christmas Break = baking and decorating Gingerbread men!
Riccio's Italian Restaurant is THE BEST Italian food in Charlotte. Mark.my.words. GO EAT THERE...NOW.
Captain Crunch. I'll never grow up. Sorry 'bout it.
Ghost of Christmas past? I clearly love Santa.
I AM SO OBSESSED WITH THIS COOKBOOK IT'S INSANE. It's beautiful.
My favorite ornament - my mama's okra angel.
This text from my dad was so cute...but I am still confused at who this Catherine girl is. 20 years later and I'm left questioning my identity - is my name spelt with a K or a C?!
Someone explain to me how you learn to decorate cakes online. Please, people. Some things are better left OFF the Internet.
Foodie for life.
I hope you all have a Happy New Year! I'll be headed to New Orleans with my family! If you have any recommendations on places for us to visit/eat at, feel free to comment below :)