Thursday, December 24, 2009

happy holidays!

photo from orangette





this is my seventh(!) winter in cambridge, and i'm still waiting for my white christmas. i'll be spending tonight and tomorrow cooking and baking, which is no a mean feat on my part. a bourbon soaked dark chocolate cake is in the oven as i type, and many more goodies will follow tomorrow.

i hope everyone has a safe and cosy holiday season!


10 comments:

even eve said...

that cake looks yum, i've never had a bourbon soaked dark chocolate cake before.

anabela / fieldguided said...

Merry Christmas to you, dear Erica! I hope you will have a lovely evening with your family. All the best xo

me said...

Dear Erica,

I am a pretty new reader of your blog (were googling sth like "Rachel Comey" or "Steven Alan" & then here I am ^o^) & this is my 1st time dropping a few words.

Wish u & your family have a happy holidays & even better 2010!

I got the same Frye Paige boots in your pic, what a sweet coincidence! However I never take risk to wear them in snow, isn't it non-weatherproof?

Tracy

If Jane said...

merry christmas...andi think the snow part was covered...;)) wonderful that you can bake...i can't but have been eating everything like it is going out of style. i think i shall take a very long christmas walk...
take care!!xx

erica said...

the cake is so boozy and delicious, i highly recommend it! i don't have a bundt pan, but it came out ok in my regular cake pan.

tracy-
the fryes aren't exactly weatherproof, but i've worn them for at least two winters without being worse for wear. i try to clean off the salt after every outing, and i've resoled them once.

Marti said...

Happy Xmas Erica!!! Hope you have an amazing holiday with the adorable Leon!!

G. said...

That cake looks ridiculously good. I think I might have to make it for New Year's.

Do you have any brand or store recommendations for good/warm winter coats? Preferably wool. I figure someone who has spent seven winters in Cambridge might know something about the subject. Hope you had a good Christmas!

Stephanie said...

That cake sounded so fantastic that Sean and I nearly veered north instead of west and crashed your holiday! I hope you guys had a very calm and peaceful break with cashmere and sweatpants and treats.

Joanna Goddard said...

aw, i love your photos with leon. so cute. (and great boots!) also, thank you SO much for your advice about getting fold-over yoga pants -- i bought some this afternoon, right after i saw your comment! :)

christine said...

hello (also from cambridge).. i came across your blog after google recommended it to me in my reader and i love it. looking forward to more.