December 18, 2009

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Tea Cake Balls These remind me of winter and the Holidays because of their snowy coating. I know many people make these with walnuts but I happen to prefer pecans or almonds - in that order.


gingerbread cookies

12 Days of Classic Christmas CookiesFrom the cookie left out for Santa to the gifts of cookies we give our neighbors, the cookie is one of the symbols of Christmas. Now a lot of people have gotten away from baking some of the great Christmas Classics so I present them here to you for your baking pleasure.


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Christmas Gelatin SaladThis is the easiest to make at this hectic time of year, and uses simple ingredients. A favorite of everyone.


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Holiday Eggnog CookiesThese are fun to make, great to eat, and spread out on a paper doily plate. They look awesome. Your guests will be amazed with the colors.



tree shape cut from a green laundry soap bottle with ornaments punched from a red one

Laundry Bottle Christmas TreeMake a Christmas tree made out of a laundry bottle. Cut out the shape of the tree using leather shears. Punch the holes using a heavy duty hole puncher. Next punch out holes from other bottles to get circles of different colors.


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Christmas Card TabletopThe first of December, I put a clean white tablecloth on my dining room table and cover it with a sheet of clear plastic. Then when I get my Christmas cards, I put them under the plastic and wallah, I have a neat decorated Christmas table.


A decorative Christmas tree made of cardboard.

Cardboard Christmas TreeOur 2009 Christmas tree. We always seem to have a Charlie Brown X-mas tree. But this year we made it out of cardboard, glue and a little paint. I think it might be the best tree ever!


Recycled Christmas Card Gift Tags

Recycled Christmas Card Gift TagsHere's a way to get use of used Christmas cards again. Talk about great recycling!


Candy Cane Advent Tree

Candy Cane "Advent Calendar" TreeWhen our boys were too small to understand what an advent calendar was I still wanted a way for them to be able to count the days until Christmas. While we were decorating our tree, the boys had chosen to put candy canes on it.


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Decorate Plain Brown Paper for Gift WrappingFor a fun inexpensive way to wrap gifts that the whole family can enjoy, get creative instead of heading for the mall.


Vanity Lightbulb Snowman - finished ornament

Craft Project: Vanity Lightbulb SnowmanSpray paint light bulb with flat spray paint until bulb is completely covered. I use the bottom of a egg carton to hold the light bulb while spraying it.


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Scavenger Hunt for a Large GiftUp until last year when my sons turned 25 and 26, I would have a scavenger hunt for the last (biggest) gift. I would make 5 clues (rhyming, of course). One would lead to the next and so on until they finally had to figure out the hiding place.


Classic Christmas BooksAny one who knows me knows that I am a big one to give books for Christmas. I believe that books can become our friends and that a well loved book is a happy book. So in the spirit of Christmas I give you 25 days of Christmas books.


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