Here are some ideas I gathered. Cheers!
|Rum and Coke! This cost me about $20 and that includes our Washington state liquor tax.|
Bring Holiday Cheer!
|Wine and beer are gifts that can make a party festive and fun!|
Bark, The Herald Angels Sing! Fa La La La etc...
|Holiday bark is a quick and easy treat to give to your friends and family.|
The trick to making bark is to not make them too thick. They break easier and are less "fudgie" tasting. You also need to watch when you are melting white chocolate, because it melts at a different time and temperature than dark chocolate. Here is a link about how to melt white chocolate that you can read before trying these recipes that have a bigger bark than their bite.
Quick Ideas for the Host or Hostess
|Keeping things simple is smart when hosting during the holidays.|
Holiday are a busy time and calendars fill up fast with all the parties and get-togethers. Here are some ideas for appetizers and gifts that are easy to make, so you don't show up empty-handed.
Mason Jar Gift Ideas
|Mason jars are a pretty way to present gifts to all your Jar Heads.|
It's Starting to Look like Christmas!
|Simple ideas can add a festive flair.|
I love the holidays, but my job keeps me busy and I have to keep my decorating and shopping to a minimum. Next time you are at the grocery store, pick up holly, cinnamon and other ingredients to make your home festive and smell nice.
Let's Wrap It Up!
|Items found in nature are an inexpensive resource to make environmental friendly packaging.|
Why do mummies like Christmas so much? Because it is all about the wrapping. I tend to love the wrapping more than the gifts, however, as the season carries on, wrapping gifts can start to feel overwhelming. Don't get too wrapped up and keep it simple. Here are some quick and easy ideas to wrap the season up!
Dear readers, please send me your ideas on ways to keep the holidays sane and simple.