Maple trees are the embodiment of fall foliage. So-called "leaf peepers" in North America drive hundreds of miles in October to places like the White Mountains of New Hampshire to marvel at the colors of these special autumn trees. I tell you about some of the best types of maple for fall color here: http://landscaping.about.com/cs/fallfoliagetrees/a/fall_foliage7.htm
I love these simple Christmas Tree Cookies - so great for baking with kids this Christmas! Sugar cut-out cookies take on a whole new life with these inventive cookies made with a simple and delicious vanilla sugar cookie dough.