brownie cookies with salted caramel buttercream

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! My newsfeeds are filling up with instagram photos, status updates and tweets all about Christmas. Trees are going up, carols are being sung and most importantly, cookies are being made.

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melt & chop

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tiny sandwich cookies

I had a day off today! It went something like this:

Wake up. Realise that I don’t have to get up because it’s my day off. Turn off alarm and go back to sleep.

Wake up again. Snuggle deliciously in bed. Read a little bit (T.C. Boyle, Wild Child. Get on it). Snuggle a little bit. Check the social media.

Get out of bed, put comfortable hoodie and moccasins on. Pad to the kitchen and toast myself a bagel. Make tea.

Bring tea, bagel and banana back to bed to eat.

Realise I have to wash my sheets at some point. Get dressed and organise washing. This included clothes, sheets, dishes, kitchen…. I went on a bit of a bender. Then I made cupcakes. I like to have a clean slate when I’m cooking.

And no, this post does not include cupcakes. They’re not ready for public viewing yet. (They’re still naked!)

House inspection time! I’m looking for a place to live in. It’s hard.

Library. For the free internet. And here we are still.

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