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Have you seen all of the commercials advertising that the holidays are JUST around the corner? Have you started your holiday shopping yet?
Growing up, a majority of my shopping was done on Christmas Eve. My dad and I had a tradition of doing family shopping on Christmas Eve, followed by a major present wrap session, wrapping everything in oodles of paper, tape and bows. As I got older, I still would shop closer to Christmas but, with the crowds and chaos at the stores, I started to do a majority of my shopping online (much to my UPS and FedEx driver’s chagrin). This year, I did some thinking about holiday gifts and decided that I’d do something different. Some of my gifts are going to be straight from my Stiletto Kitchen – made with lots of love and laughter and given to family and friends.
With homemade treats on the mind and knowing how I test a recipe a few times before I pronounce it “perfect”, I needed to get to research mode and start planning! After all, the holidays are only weeks away and some of these gifts need to be sent with a bit of planning and packing care. After perusing one of my favorite sites, Yahoo! Food, I came across an idea that essentially gave this gal a light-bulb moment – How To Make Chocolate Bark Without a Recipe….