24th Day of Christmas: Apple Cider Popsicles!

Happy Christmas Eve! Okay so here is a heads up. At our family gathering, in the country, the wood stove is going and it can get so HOT! I love my wood stove because it is a deeper heat and it soaks into you but sometimes it is just so warm in the house. And... Continue Reading →


23rd Day of Christmas: Festive Fudge

Image this.... it is December 23 and a neighbor, friend, parent, or acquaintance gives you a gift you hadn't expected. What do you do? Make them fudge! Okay so it might not work as a gift for everyone but this recipe is DELICIOUS and a big hit so far. Plus it is terribly easy to... Continue Reading →

21st Day of Christmas: Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate with Melting Snowmen!

So I've had this slow cooker recipe for hot chocolate for a couple of years but it only feels wintry and not as Christmas-y as I'd hoped. But then I found this adorable twist and thought it was necessary to share the whole thing over again. What You Need: 3 cups nonfat dried milk 1... Continue Reading →

19th Day of Christmas: Apple Cider & Apple Cider Floats

Brought to you by Sally's Baking Addiction. A lovely slow cooker recipe for homemade apple cider which I am going to make for Christmas because WOW. And then since you've got the apple cider why not make a float out of it. I've been thinking about this with hot chocolate too. We almost did hot... Continue Reading →

18th Day of Christmas: Christmas Crunch

Another fun and delicious gift you can wrap up in those lovely Pringles cans. What You Need: 1/2 cup popping popcorn kernels, or 2 bags tend white popcorn 1 12oz bag Vanilla Candy Melts 1 1/3 cups broken pretzel pieces 1 12oz bag green and red Milk Chocolate or Mint M&Ms Red, green and white... Continue Reading →

15th Day of Christmas: Peppermint Christmas Ornaments

I think this is one of my favorite Christmas ideas found online. The credit goes to Hello Homebody who apparently found in in an American Girl magazine a while back. But either way, great and simple idea. Not only that but it is relatively inexpensive to create and give away as gifts. What You Need:... Continue Reading →

14th Day of Christmas: Easy Peesy Reindeer Cookies!

Completely adorable! I found these over at Baker Girl's blog. Had to share them as one of the most fantastic ideas. They are so simple and yet so cute! Not only that but even the young kids could make them and be so proud of themselves. I don't use shortening but it is a straight... Continue Reading →

12th Day of Christmas: Rice Krispie Ornaments

I haven't made these before but what an idea. I stumbled upon this idea at Mommy Savers but I'm not sure I love her recipe over the one we've been making for years but if you are allergic to peanuts then Mommy Savers is good. Plus, I think the idea of these is to decorate... Continue Reading →

9th Day of Christmas: Marshmallow Reindeers!

Okay so maybe you've made Santa hat cookies are Santa boot cookies. Either way let's give him some reindeer! These are fun and actually easy despite all the steps. What I love is that they are just a fun thing to make and both kids and adults alike will love them. And as I'm a... Continue Reading →

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