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Doubletree Copycats aka Christie Cookies


Good news! This morning I baked a Doubletree Hotel cookie clone that actually tastes like the real thing. Here’s what happened. I was searching Recipezaar for a way to use up some brickle/toffee bits and came upon something called Christie Cookies. The name sounded interesting and the recipe was familiar – like the Neiman Marcus…

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Doubletree Hotel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Doubletree Comparisons

One nice thing about staying at a Doubletree Hotel is having warm chocolate chip cookies handed to you at check-in. Cookies are such a nice thing to enjoy after hours on the road or in the air….or any time really. Today I felt like making a batch of Doubletree copy cat cookies while the taste of the…

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Liberty of the Seas Review

Flow Rider

Since taking our first cruise on Disney, we’ve taken two more, but on different lines. Last year we took a 7 night Alaska cruise on Holland America, and this week Fuzz and I returned from a 4 night Caribbean cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas. It was fun! I’m ready for another, but…

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Fort Lauderdale and Atlantis Trip Report


Todd and I were married 11 years ago in Nassau and figured it was time we introduced the place to Fuzz – specifically, the Atlantis Resort. So taking advantage of the long President’s Day weekend, we found a good room deal on a site called, used some airline points, and made an itinerary from…

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Michelle Obama’s Shortbread

Doubletree has their chocolate chip cookies, but they’ll be getting some competition during the inaugrural when The Ritz Hotel starts serving Michelle Obama’s shortbread in every room. Boy, Michelle is going to be up to her ears in flour and butter. Okay, not really. The Ritz chefs are making it and they’ll be using a recipe from…

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