Ginger Crinkles, the Bestest Cookie Ever

My Grandma Molly gave me this recipe several years back, and it is easily my favorite Christmas cookie recipe. (Except the Russian tea cakes from Carol, which I love for very different reasons and because Muppet dog loved them just as much.) I seem to remember her picking it up from Better Homes and Gardens…

Surviving Eleanor…

Joel and I were talking tonight over dinner, and we suddenly realized that it was one year ago this weekend that I went to Montana to pick up Eleanor. Six weeks after losing Muddy and then Reba, our new puppy was finally big enough to take home. My friend Hilda and I were on the…