Overnight Cinnamon Rolls

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New Year’s Day was always a let-down holiday for me growing up.  Nothing was open on New Year’s, Christmas was packed up and over, your siblings were getting on your nerves, and worse yet school was about to start again.  Ugh.

Now that I am a adult… it’s still not my favorite holiday.  But I have already gone back to work after Christmas so I look more favorably on it as a day for relaxing after all the craziness of December.

And it is a great day to make homemade Cinnamon Rolls!

Yes, I posted this recipe years ago.  But I have updated it. I have added vanilla and cardamon.  I often can’t decide if I prefer cinnamon rolls to sticky buns so the addition of brown sugar and a long cool rising time gives you the perfect marriage of both.

I have also worked out the math to halve the original recipe, yielding a more manageable 6 cinnamon rolls (because they are never as good the next day and a homemade cinnamon roll is a terrible thing to waste).

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Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

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Or as I like to call this recipe, “individual sweet potato casserole.”  No, this will never replace my mom’s amazing sweet potato casserole  at the big family Thanksgiving meal but it is a great (and tasty) way to make an individual sweet potato casserole when it is just two of you and you really don’t want a big dish.

Plus they are super cute and very easy to make!

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