It seems like December just started, and that Thanksgiving was just a few days ago. But already I’m freaking out that it’s almost Christmas, because it is. Do you realize that there are only two weekends left between now and the big holiday weekend? Because I just did and had a minor panic attack. So much to do! So little time!
I’ve tried to keep things simple this year, as we have some big family changes coming our way in the Spring (by the way, did I tell you that we’re having a boy?). But it’s funny how easy it is to get carried away this time of year, and before you know it one to-do list becomes two, and then three, and then ten.
So what did I do last Sunday afternoon when I should have been baking for the neighbors, or braving the crowds at the mall? I baked myself a batch of chocolate mint brownies. Chocolate covered mint candies baked into a fudgy brownie… procrastination never tasted so good.
Don’t skimp on the candies like you see in my photos (I mistakenly thought a small bag would do it), you’ll want that cloud of mint in every bite.
I often forget about brownies, and this batch confirmed that there is a series lacking of them in my life. It’s time to fix that.
Are the holidays stressing you out? Relax and have a chocolate mint brownie (or two), it’ll make you feel a whole lot better.
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