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Make these adorable gumdrop penguins with this holiday craft decoration from Spoonful.com
What adorable penguins. You can see how they would be a lot of fin for kids to make as special gifts or ornaments.
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Celebrate the taste of Christmas with our Candy cane icebox cookies — just one variation of the triple-tested icebox cookie recipe found at Chatelaine.com!
very nice ~!
Men's Funny Christmas Boxer Shorts. Looking for a fun gag gift for a friend or co-worker? Or a cute pair of boxer shorts for your husband or boyfriend?
Hahaha ~! I love these - they are just great novelty gifts
These would make some fun stocking stuffers!
Decorate these gingerbread people however you like - it's a fun recipe for the whole family and they make a delicious traditional holiday treat.
If you are going to eat goodies, you may as well make them from nutritional ingredients.
If you don't live close enough to view these massive Christmas light displays, or you don't want to watch them on TV, here is a great site that shows you many locations with their fancy lights.
Infographics on Christmas Celebration by America, U.S. with entertainment and fun with santa spending $749.51 on holiday related expenses
I think we all know how we Christmas shop, but it is fun to see the details in picture form and not a stuffy chart.
Scroll the picture and see what it hide :-)
Whether you're planning a cookie swap, baking for friends and family, or giving homemade holiday gifts, following our tips will make your time in the kitchen a bit more efficient-and a lot more fun.
Here are 9 great tips for making holiday cookies easier. Even the cleanup will be faster when you use parchment paper as described in the Time Savers section.
And there's a good tip for making bars and squares, as well.
We can always use a few more tips!
Anytime, a child can be reminded that there is a Santa Claus is a great thing in my mind.
Learn about ways that the internet is helping to keep the spirit of Santa Claus alive for kids.
I am a tea drinker and love to have different flavors in the pantry.
My favorites are Chai tea and Earl Grey. But, I find Christmas an extra special time to receive a box or basket of tea bags or even loose tea leaves because the gift is such a lovely treat.
I love the Orange Spice. It is particularly nice, since the wonderful aroma wafts through the house giving it that cozy, comfy feel. Plus, on cold days, the scent makes you feel all warm inside.
Tea Gift Hampers on Twinings Tea Shop - Loose Tea Gift Hamper - The Luxury Loose Tea...
Here's a nice collection of different Christmas foods and their histories. The page talks about each food's origin and how it started.
It also explains what the food looks like. It has a great selection ranging from candy canes to egg nog and to period Christmases such as a Bethlehem Christmas and a Victorian English Christmas.
"Food Timeline: Christmas food history & historic Christmas menus..."
Mmmmmmmmm, nice hot cocoa on a cold winter's day.
The perfect beverage for the whole family when chopping down the tree. trimming the Christmas tree, singing carols, or just sitting around the fire.
The whipped topping and marshmallows are a nice touch, too.
You know Christmas is coming when you see the black and white Rice Krispies® television commercial.
You know the one where the little girl makes her festive squares out of the holiday color cereal and then she delivers them to people around town?
What would Christmas be without a fancy treat from Rice Krispies®? Take a look at the simple recipes for a reindeer, tree trimmers, and stockings.
"This classic, delicious snack has been making memories for kids and parents alike for generations."
This is a great way to learn how to wrap presents. I remember as a child wishing my mother would let me help, but she always said she wanted the wrap perfect.
I couldn't have wrinkles, it couldn't be too loose, and it couldn't be too wide. Everything was measured and cut evenly. The tape had to be put in the right place, too.
Hey, were they talking to my mother when they made this video?
Strawberry Santa Christmas cake - DIY creative holiday strawberry Santa cake. Simple and cute holiday cake ideas. Easy and Cute Homemade Christmas Wedding Cake
Now, if that isn't the cutest Christmas cake and the most creative, I don't know what is. Excellent decoration of the strawberries~!
Oh my gosh, we had this for New Year's Day dessert with our dinner and it was incredible ~!
Frozen strawberries and milk mixed in the food processor to make an excellent ice cream free of preservatives, free of allergy-laden peanuts, and free of sugar and sugar substitutes.
It was such a treat and I can't believe how easy it was, too.
Marbling is a cookie decorating technique that is simple and stunning. All it takes is a little practice, and soon you'll be creating beautifully decorated cookies.
What a fun and easy way to make gorgeous festive cookies.
It is really simple for kids to do, as well, and not too messy.
"For every day in December through Christmas, we're sharing a cookie recipe. Because we believe that a cookie a day keeps the Grinch away."
I love it!
Keep the Grinch away with a cookie everyday until Christmas.
When you're entertaining over the holidays, chances are there will be a guest who's at risk of having an allergic reaction to an ingredient contained in one of the dishes being served.
A lot time people think that others with allergies are just being picky. This type of thought could not be farther from the truth.
And the holidays are especially difficult with many invitations to eat elsewhere. here are a few tips for the host and hostess.
This is pretty for Christmas time and seems easy enough to make.
The ingredients are something you probably have in the pantry, too.
Gelatin, pineapple, cream cheese, cranberry sauce, whipped cream.
Just choose the colors that you like and you have a lovely dessert that looks festive and appetizing.
What an adorable way to celebrate Christmas gift giving. No mess, no fuss especially if you are short on space and time.
Fruit is such a nutrional gift, but it is fun at the same time if you don't know what is in the basket.
My favorite baskets are the ones with the little dried fruit platters. So yummy!
It is always nice to get an assortment of cookies and maybe some chocolate pieces, as well.
At least the whole family will have something to enjoy during the holiday season.
When I serve the Christmas meal, I like mixing Canada Dry gingerale with cranberry juice in a pitcher.
I then set the table with a small glass for each guest, and serve the mix. It is quite tasty and the look is very festive.
The kids love it, too!
Reynolds is another company that I love at Christmas. For the last couple years I have bought their aluminum molds for baking and jellos.
These pretty poinsettia cookies would look beauftiful at a Christmas tea or on the dessert table for a full meal.
Some people like to do away with the crust on the traditional pumpkin pie.
If you want to provide the same comfort food satisfaction that pumpkin pie brings for the holidays, why not try this delicious pumpkin spice pudding.
"How to Make Pumpkin Spice Pudding: International Chef Amy Riolo shares her simple and healthful recipe for spiced, pumpkin pudding, a fabulous fall treat."