December 2010

Marshmallow Wreath

December 30, 2010

Ok, how cute it this!!  I ran across this while doing some searching on the internets today and fell in love with it!  It’s so easy to make, too!  Click here for directions! (photo courtesy Three Pugs & a Baby)

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Stuffed Shrimp

December 29, 2010

A friend of mine made these for Christmas and posted pictures on Facebook.  I asked her if she wouldn’t mind sharing the recipe and if I could borrow a picture and she said, “sure!”  I look forward to making these the next time we have company or if I need to take something to a […]

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When & How to Freeze Cookies

December 27, 2010

Sometimes I just want to try so many recipes – especially goodies – but I know we’ll never get them all eaten in time before they go bad. What do I do then? Stash them in the freezer! Freezing cookies is a great way to enjoy homemade cookies anytime. Simply prepare a big batch of […]

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Hazelnut Mocha Mix

December 19, 2010

This is another great gift idea!  I think this glass jar idea is great but can get expensive if you need to make several of them…You can buy little cellophane bags at Hobby Lobby or Michael’s and spruce them up with holiday ribbon and gift tags! Hazelnut Mocha Mix Printable Recipe: Hazelnut Mocha Mix Ingredients […]

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Party Meatballs

December 18, 2010

This was another recipe shared at our church’s ‘Tis the Season event a couple of weeks ago.  Perfect for all these holiday parties! Party Meatballs Printable Recipe: Party Meatballs Ingredients 1 bag store-bought meatballs (approx. 70 meatballs), thawed 1 12oz can or bottle chili sauce 2 tsp lemon juice 1 cup grape jelly Directions In […]

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Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix Gift

December 17, 2010

I just ran across this on the Internets and thought it was too cute not to share!  These make great (and inexpensive) gifts for teachers, co-workers and such! Here are the ingredients and supplies you will need: Supplies: Cello bag (not wider than 4″) Ribbon Tape Hole Punch Hot Chocolate Gift Wrapper Download (Deer  Theme […]

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Crescent Layer Delights

December 17, 2010

I made these for a Christmas party this  past weekend.  They were great and everyone loved them, but I would suggest cutting them in small squares…a little bit goes a long way.  And I forgot to get cashews at the store so I used peanuts because that’s what we had in the pantry.  Still tasted […]

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Cupcakes for a Cause

December 15, 2010

If you live in Central Arkansas, you will not want to miss this great cupcake sale coming up on December 22, from 3-5 pm at 5913 Eagle Creek, North Little Rock!  Cupcakes are $2 each and all of the money will be given to World Vision. (The Chino children chose World Vision to give to […]

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Snowman Cheese Ball

December 14, 2010

I LOVE snowmen!  My house is full of them this time of year!  I ran across this recipe a while back and fell in love with it.  It is just so cute!  A great way to serve up a cheese ball in a brand new way that folks will love! Snowman Cheese Ball Printable Version: […]

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Hot Chocolate Dippers

December 12, 2010

Stir up something special this holiday season with some oh-so-cute hot chocolate dippers! Gather large marshmallows, peppermint sticks, chocolate, and red sprinkles. Skewer marshmallows on peppermint sticks (or holiday straws), then melt chocolate in a small microwave-safe bowl. Dip in marshmallows, leaving white tops exposed; lift peppermint sticks straight up, letting excess chocolate drip off. […]

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