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Sunday, August 26, 2012

Mama's Eggnog

This classic will be the star attraction at your holiday party.

Mama's Eggnog Recipe, click here

Candy-Stripe Cookie Sticks

Festive candy-stripe cookie sticks are a holiday favorite, but can be enjoyed as a treat any time of year.

Candy-Stripe Cookie Sticks Recipe, click here

Colorful Spiral Cookies

Just try to be in a bad mood around one of these. Impossible!

Colorful Spiral Cookies Recipe, click here

Red Velvet Hot Cocoa with Cream Cheese Whipped Cream

Red velvety goodness in the form of cocoa on those chilly nights. So different, so good.

Red Velvet Hot Cocoa with Cream Cheese Whipped Recipe, click here

Friday, August 24, 2012

Cinnamon Snowballs

It’s a snowball cookie with a twist – cinnamon and corn flakes.

Cinnamon Snowballs Recipe, click here

Braided Cinnamon Wreath

Try this and not only your house would smell good, it would be the best cinnamon roll you ever tasted and but you will get points with whomever you share this braid.

Braided Cinnamon Wreath Recipe, click here

Cinnamon Roll Cookies

These cookies have a crisp edge with chewy crumb and a soft crackle from the glaze. Delish!

Cinnamon Roll Cookies Recipe, click here

Snowman Cheese Ball

During the hustle and bustle and parties you need a snowman Cheese Ball for a good tasting appetizer. Serve with Nabisco crackers or cut up vegetable dippers.

Snowman Cheese Ball Recipe, click here

Peppermint Candy Lollipop

These Peppermint Candy Lollipops are so simple and easy to make and the perfect addition to the Winter Holidays

Peppermint Candy Lollipop How To, click here

Amazing Creative Christmas Cards

Very creative ideas for your holiday card this year. 

Amazing Creative Christmas Cards How To, click here

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Christmas Candy Garland

 A  fun project to make for the Christmas tree is this candy garland.

Christmas Candy Garland How To, click here

A Handmade Christmas Origami Heart Garland

Nothing says LOVE like a handmade Christmas! So why not bring some warmth into your home this holiday season with a charming origami heart garland?

A Handmade Christmas Origami Heart Garland How To, click here

Cranberry-Popcorn Garland

Something the family can do together, that will make for fond memories.

Cranberry-Popcorn Garland How To, click here

Felt Garland

A fun craft to add some whimsy to your holiday tree or fireplace.

Felt Garland How To, click here

Icy Holiday Punch Recipe

It's easy and convenient to prepare the base of this slushy punch ahead. Its rosy color makes it so pretty for Christmas. 

Icy Holiday Punch Recipe, click here

Sparkling Christmas Punch

Use apple juice to give a rich golden color to this spiced sipper

Sparkling Christmas Punch Recipe, click here

Holiday Wine Recipe

Festive and attractively presented, this is sure to be a favorite beverage for holiday gatherings.

Holiday Wine Recipe, click here

Citrus Punch Recipe

This zesty punch is a refreshing addition to any holiday table.

Citrus Punch Recipe, click here

Awesome Party Punch (with an ice ring)

This punch is easy and tasty and great for parties!

Awesome Party Punch (with an ice ring) Recipe, click here

Cranberry Christmas Punch Recipe

This punch is not only delicious but makes a festive presentation on your holiday table.

Cranberry Christmas Punch Recipe, click here

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Sparkling Mica Ornaments

Accent clear glass ornaments with a variety of mica pigments. Use this technique to create several different ornaments for your tree

Sparkling Mica Ornaments How To, click here

Bon Bon Garland

Yummy looking craft that will look great on your tree or fireplace.

Bon Bon Garland How To, click here

Cheese and Bacon Potato Rounds

"Potatoes, cheese and bacon - a great combination! Serve with sour cream if you so desire."

Cheese and Bacon Potato Rounds Recipe, click here

Party Loaf

A fun recipe for your next party or family gathering.

Party Loaf Recipe, click here

Caprese Dip

Well I am pretty sure this one speaks for itself! 

Caprese Dip Recipe, click here

Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Jalapeno Bites

What you get from this recipe is a nice tangy punch from the cream cheese, the salty, greasy goodness of the bacon, and just enough bite from the jalapeno to let you know you are onto something good.  

Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Jalapeno Bites Recipe, click here

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Oatmeal Peppermint Dipped Cookies

The chewiness of the oatmeal cookie is great but is made so much better when it is dipped in white chocolate and sprinkled with crushed candy cane.  Chewy and crunchy!

Oatmeal Peppermint Dipped Cookies Recipe, click here

Mom’s Cream Horn (Trubochki) Recipe

You don’t have to wait for a party to make these puff pastry cream horns. They are easy and super impressive.

Mom’s Cream Horn (Trubochki) Recipe, click here

Peanut Butter “Buckeye” Pretzel Bites

The sweet and salty combination of these bite-sized snacks is incredible.

Peanut Butter “Buckeye” Pretzel Bites Recipe, click here

Seed Bead Ball Ornament

Get ready for the ooh’s and ahh’s from this super easy project!

Seed Bead Ball Ornament How To, click here

Sugar Plum Dreams Cocktail

This Sugar Plum Dream will surely be dancing through your head. Delish.

Beer Batter Zucchini Fries

The beer-batter on these zucchini fries is light, flavorful, and totally incredible. Cook up a batch of these today, dip them in ranch dressing, and enjoy the way really good things taste.

 Beer Batter Zucchini Fries Recipe, click here

Ham Quiche

This recipe is perfect for Christmas morning or all year long.

Ham Quiche Recipe, click here

Fudge Crinkles (A Great 4 Ingredient Cake Mix Cookie)

These are chewy, fudgy, SUPER EASY cookies that you can probably make right now! I have watched these disappear time and again and ever ...

Fudge Crinkles (A Great 4 Ingredient Cake Mix Cookie) Recipe, click here

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Cranberry Ginger Fizz Cocktail

Cranberry, citrus, ginger ale and, or course, gin all meld together to offer a crisp, not too sweet and altogether refreshing cocktail.

Cranberry Ginger Fizz Cocktail Recipe, click here

Friday, August 17, 2012

Santa Pancakes Recipe

For a meal sure to make little eyes shine bright, try this adorable breakfast  treat.

Cranberry-Glazed Appetizer Meatballs

Cranberries balance the spicy flavor of chili sauce in a fabulous holiday appetizer.

Cranberry-Glazed Appetizer Meatballs Recipe, click here

Tomato and Garlic-Herbed Cheese Tart

If you need a quick, delicious, flavorful and fresh addition to a brunch (or appetizer) table, look no further. and really, how can you go wrong with boursin cheese and fresh tomatoes?

Tomato and Garlic-Herbed Cheese Tart Recipe, click here

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Christmas Cranberry Mojitos

Sometimes Santa wants something other than milk and cookies. Leave him one of these! Delish and refreshing.

Christmas Cranberry Mojitos Recipe, click here

Red Velvet Bundt Cake

Red Velvet cake is my favorite. I'm definitely putting this on my holiday table!

Red Velvet Bundt Cake Recipe, click here

Crystal Rainbow Bracelet

Make this elegant, rainbow-inspired bracelet using Create Your Style with Swarovski Elements™

Crystal Rainbow Bracelet How To, click here

Cranberry Feta Pinwheels

Great finger food appetizer for your holiday party.

Cranberry Feta Pinwheels Recipe, click here

Dessert Kabobs

This is a fun and easy treat that the kiddos can put together.

Dessert Kabobs Recipe, click here

A Very Giant Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup

This is my idea of heaven. Chocolate and peanut butter. Homemade Reese's bar plus sized. 

A Very Giant Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Recipe, click here

Layered Christmas Gelatin Recipe

A easy traditional gelatin recipe with a twist, a cream cheese layer. 

Layered Christmas Gelatin Recipe, click here

Glitter Glasses

These glasses are fun and festive. Take an ordinary glass and jazz it up for any occasion. So pretty for the holidays.

Glitter Glasses How To, click here