Cookies · Food

The Daily Soirée’s 2015 Cookie Tray

If you’ve been following our #12CookiesofChristmas posts, then you know that we have been baking up a storm over the past few weeks. We made 15 different kinds of cookies including two brand new recipes and a twist on crinkle cookies by using Red Velvet cake mix instead of Devil’s Food. Over 1,000 cookies later,… Continue reading The Daily Soirée’s 2015 Cookie Tray

Gifts · Shopping

Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

The #HolidayGiftGuide series is back again today and tackling stocking stuffers! Stocking stuffers can be some of the hardest gifts to buy. Not only do they have to be fun and personal, they also need to be small enough to fit in a stocking. Below I’ve pulled together some great options for stocking stuffers for… Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

Cookies · Food

German Christmas Cookies: Spritz

Happy St. Nicholas Day! Since our St. Nicholas Day traditions come from Germany, I thought I’d share the recipe for another family tradition that comes from Germany, making spritz cookies! Spritz, or Spritzgebäck in German, comes from the German word spritzen which means to squirt. Like pizzelles, you’ll also need a bit of equipment to make these… Continue reading German Christmas Cookies: Spritz

Events · Holidays

Christmas Traditions: St. Nicholas Day

While for most people the Christmas season begins either on December 1st or the first day of advent, for me, it doesn’t really feel like Christmas until St. Nicholas Day on December 6th. Depending on where you grew up, you may have never heard St. Nicholas Day which honors the saint that inspired Santa Claus, but we were… Continue reading Christmas Traditions: St. Nicholas Day