Candy Cane Cocoa – Hot Chocolate in a jar gift idea.

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Everybody loves hot cocoa, especially around the holidays when it’s ever so cold out. Warming my bones by the fire with a big ‘ol mug of hot chocolate takes me straight back to a childhood memory of a wintery vacation at a ski resort. A huge stone fire place with a rip roaring fire keeping… Continue Reading…

Go green with soy candles.

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I just love making crafts and candle making is one of those things I’ve thought about trying for quite a while. I figure I can satisfy my craving for a new craft project and end up with candles to give for Christmas gifts this year… because candles make great Christmas gifts! I didn’t really know… Continue Reading…

Glittery Felt Poinsettia craft.

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I came across this cute poinsettia made from felt over at Centsational Girl – Fabulous for less, and just had to try it out. Made from felt and a button cover kit, these cute flowers are super inexpensive and festive! I put my own spin on it by using glittery felt, and a smaller button… Continue Reading…

Green Grinch Candy Cane craft… so cute!

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I came across this cute craft while browsing around one of my favorite Christmas sites. How cute are these candy canes all licked green by the Grinch!? Check out Green Grinchy Canes, over at Jinglebell Junction… theres a downloadable template that goes wtih it. All you need are green candy canes & ribbon. Here’s how… Continue Reading…

My adventures in soy wax candle making.

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I recently got into making my own candles, and let me say, it’s a lot of fun! Pictured is a sugar cookie scented soy scented candle that I poured into this cute owl candy jar. (by the way – I scored this awesome owl candy jar at Wal-mart on clearance after Chrismas for only $2.04!… Continue Reading…

Grandma’s Pecan Tassies are a holiday treat!

One of my favorite holiday treats would have to be my mother-in-law’s Pecan Tassies. She’s been making these awesome little bite-sized treats for over 50 years! My lucky hubby grew up pigging out on them every Christmas and now it’s my turn! Yep, she decided to hand down the recipe, and I couldn’t be happier…. Continue Reading…




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