Category Archives: Christmas

Odds and Ends

Today’s post is an odds and ends sort of post. I’m making peppermint vodka. It’s still “cooking”. 6 ounces of vodka, 4 peppermint candies=a little bit of peppermint flavor. I’m adding more peppermints (5 more) and we’ll see if I get a more powerful peppermint kick. I’ll keep you posted. My sweet girl loves her …

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Spiced Tea Mix

I love spiced tea. It’s one of my favorite holiday drinks. It is warming and spicy goodness in a happy little cup. Making spiced tea is fairly easy. Here’s what you need to make your very own spiced tea. This recipe will fill about 2 pint-sized canning jars, with a bit left over…you know, for …

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Giftable Hot Cocoa mix…

Is there anything more comforting on a cold winter day than Hot Chocolate? I’m going to go ahead and say NO. Gifting a lovely jar of homemade cocoa mix is always usually a hit. Who loves it? Kids, especially with whipped cream on it Teens, gah…they just like it…’kay Adults, because you can add liquor …

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The Holidays, through my pinterest board.

Have you been on pinterest? I’m fairly addicted to pinterest.  Lots of lovely ideas and blog posts to look through. Michelle, of So, I married a Mennonite is hosting a Pinterest Party! Specifically, this month, Holiday related pins. For me, Holiday means Christmas. Here is a link to all my Christmas pins. Here are a …

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Cake in a Jar

The idea & post for cake in a jar is courtesy of a question on my Facebook page. Making teacher or co-worker gifts that will impress (not to mention survive the trip to school/work) isn’t always easy. Cake~ baked in a canning jar fits the bill perfectly. Here’s what to do….. Cake mix…make your own …

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A year with No Santa…..

Christmas is one of my favorite holidays. It’s my favorite for so many reasons. The celebration of the birth of Christ being reason number one. I love the family time, I love the celebration, and I love Santa. Santa is the whimsical fun of the Christmas season. Santa is magic and giving just for the …

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