^^This is what happens when you let your 4-year-old help style your lasagna photos. 😀

Hello and happy Friday! Here it’s sort of agghhh … I’m still coming down from the craziness of Thanksgiving, and admittedly feeling a little overwhelmed by the fact that the holiday madness has only really just begin.

As a family, we have a lot of fun planned over the next few weeks and I plan to take a bit of time off to relax (as much as possible), recharge, and enjoy our little family over the holidays.

I have a few recipes (like lasagna!) all ready to share over the course of the month and of course I will still be posting my weekly Bits and Bites, so it won’t be silence around here or anything, but I definitely won’t be as prolific as I was in November. I always have SO MUCH I want to share in November! (Speaking of SO MUCH to share, I’m already working behind the scenes on developing a ton of hearty, healthy recipes come January, so stay tuned.)

Meanwhile: carbs! I’m taking a Holiday Bread Workshop at my local grocery store and it is a lot of fun. Last night I made a braided bread with cherries and almonds and I am so proud of how it looks that I hated the idea of cutting into it. I got over my pride. Tonight we will make Italian Panettone and German Stollen and I am totally going to feel like a bread boss!

Meanwhile, here’s what I’m loving the looks of this week.

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