'Tis the season to transition the house from all its pumpkin glory to Christmas everything! Unless your tradition is to wait until Christmas Eve - in that case, you have ten days to go! Growing up, my grandfather gifted us with those jumbo peppermint sticks. He was quite the fan of peppermint. On a table… Continue reading Sips with Sophie: Pumpkins to Peppermint
Not only do I love to write as a means to express my creativity (and sometimes procrastinate!), but I also enjoy baking and cooking, especially this time of year. Instead of posting a pic of my latest creation in Instagram alone, I figured it would be easier to turn this recipe into a quick blog… Continue reading Sips with Sophie: Autumn-Inspired Recipe
I love fall, y'all. And today is the big day - fall 2022 has arrived! Here in the South, we've had an interesting taper to summer. August, usually the most miserable month due to oppressive temps and hair-curling humidity, was cooler than July. When September arrived, there was a beautiful chill in the mornings. Indeed,… Continue reading Sips with Sophie: Fall in Love with an Autumn-Themed Romance!
It's the most wonderful time of the year when Hallmark is showing all their top Christmas shows while we sweat outside as if God cranked the heater up too high and left it on. If you're lucky enough to be blessed with efficient indoor A/C, you just might need to grab a sweater, beanie or… Continue reading Sips with Sophie: Christmas in July
Photo by Leah Kelley on Pexels.com It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Right? Sure, I love baking all the fun goodies, reading Christmasy books and watching the classic tales with heartwarming endings. But, this year feels different. My Christmas Spirit is changing. When we put up our tree last month, I opted not… Continue reading Sips with Sophie: Christmas with Jane