Posts made in December, 2012

Reindeer Sandwiches – Kid Friendly Holiday Lunch

Posted by on Dec 10, 2012 in Food, Fun for Kids, Holiday, Kids Party | 0 comments

Reindeer Sandwiches – Kid Friendly Holiday Lunch

Here is a fun way to spice up the kid’s packed lunch at school for the holidays that takes little extra time, but will be extra fun for them.  Reindeer sandwiches are the perfect way to make a lunch with a little holiday magic for the kiddos.  A heart shaped cookie cutter turns a regular old Pb&J sandwich into an adorable little reindeer sandwich.  Pretzels for antlers ,chocolate chip eyes, and a red M&M nose make this reindeer as cute as they are tasty.  The kids will love them and request them every day until Christmas arrives!  Make them for school, for a fun lunch at...

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Reindeer Wrap And An Easy Christmas Gift For Teachers

Posted by on Dec 9, 2012 in Gift Ideas, Holiday | 1 comment

Reindeer Wrap And An Easy Christmas Gift For Teachers

Simple dollar store mugs adorned with the kids sweet handwriting and pictures is the perfect gift for those teachers who love and nurture their curiosity throughout the year.  A simple, but useful gift that the kids can help personalize with the handwriting that those teachers helped form.  We wrapped our mugs in brown paper lunch sacks transformed into cute reindeer with a few simple supplies that thank their teachers for helping to make their futures bright.  These gifts are inexpensive and easy to make, but are full of heart because they are made by the kids for their teachers. A few...

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Cinnamon French Toast Bake – Feeding A Crowd For The Holidays

Posted by on Dec 8, 2012 in Food, Holiday | 0 comments

Cinnamon French Toast Bake – Feeding A Crowd For The Holidays

The holidays get hectic, their is no doubt about it, and if you are in charge of feeding the family, or entertaining – planning ahead is key to you enjoying your holiday.  One of the things that I love most about Christmas morning is our leisurely morning in our pajamas huddled around the Christmas tree.  Here is a great way to avoid spending those precious moments in the kitchen and still serve your family a warm and tasty breakfast on Christmas morning.  This quick, easy recipe for cinnamon french toast bakes up in the oven so you don’t have to stand flipping toast on the...

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Homemade Christmas Decor – Burlap Pillows

Posted by on Dec 7, 2012 in Do It Yourself, Holiday, Home Decor, Sew It | 0 comments

Homemade Christmas Decor – Burlap Pillows

Last week I shared with you the first three out of four DIY Christmas projects that I have been working on that involve burlap.  Something about the simple natural texture of burlap, makes me want to create everything that I can with it.  With my leftover yard or so of burlap I created three very simple, but pretty decorative pillows to add to our Christmas decor.  Burlap, stuffing, thread and a sewing machine were all I needed to make these pillows, but some red craft paint and a stencil of the words Peace, Love, and Joy transformed them into a special addition to our home for the...

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Make Your Own Personalized Photo Christmas Ornaments

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in Do It Yourself, Gift Ideas, Holiday, Home Decor | 0 comments

Make Your Own Personalized Photo Christmas Ornaments

Photo ornaments are a perfect way to add a special ornament to the tree each year to commemorate each Christmas.  They also make a fabulous gift for the people that you are closest too.   I have been creating an ornament each year to add to our own tree, and for the kids to give to their Grandmas, Grandpas, Aunts, and Uncles for their trees too.  Buying personalized ornaments from stores or photo labs can be really expensive, especially if you are buying a lot of them at once.  Here is a great way to create personalized photo ornaments at home for a fraction of the cost that are just as...

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