Anyone who knows me, knows I am a bit of a holiday freak. I get excited for just about any holiday, but Christmas is my favorite. I am a sucker for the “feel good” atmosphere of the Christmas season, the sappy joy, the optimism, and happy endings. Oh, and sweets, lots of holiday sweets. Growing up, my mom was always part of a cookie exchange, and these women took it seriously. No one wanted to show up at the exchange with the same type of confectionary delight as another, so there were always new and delectable delights brewing in our kitchen from Thanksgiving to Christmas. So this December, I thought we would share a few of our family holiday treats with you.

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Angela and Carolyn Linton-Canfield
After 18 years working in the food and beverage industries of Chicago and San Francisco, Angela and Carolyn started a private chef and catering company, Life’s a Feast, in the tri-state area. They embrace their passion of cooking, entertaining, and creating one-of-a-kind experiences for their clients. Carolyn and Angela now share their passion with viewers on their cable show Life’s a Feast, available on Mediacom and their YouTube channel, Life’s a Feast LLC. Both share their expertise on food and wine on our website, their website, as well as their Facebook page. Recipes and photos are the copyrighted and intellectual property of Life’s a Feast, LLC.


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