Peppermint is such a great holiday flavor andbelow are some delicious sweet treats, all using peppermint as one of the ingredients. Any of these recipes would be great for your up-coming holiday party-whether you're throwing the party or going to one. Which one is your favorite? I think mine is the Peppermint Brownie Tart and the Peppermint Pinwheel cookies! You can find all the recipes HERE
Chocolate-Peppermint Candy Cupcakes and Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies
Peppermint Brownie Tart and Red Velvet Peppermint Cake
Fudgy Chocolate Malt-Peppermint Pie and Chocolate Mint Cake
Peppermint Patty Frappes and Milk Chocolate-Peppermint Bark
(We just found another 100 Gift Ideas for family, friends and neighbors-Post is at the bottom of the page-11-2012)
What to get for your wonderful neighbors for Christmas......... We have gathered a LOT of great ideas for you. We're posting this early so you have time to select a project, buy your supplies and still have time to get it done before the end of the month! You're sure to find at least one idea for neighbor, family, and friends below.
Nothing beats the sweet smell of Christmas potpourri-Oranges, Cranberries, Cinnamon and more. It's truly a holiday scent! Get the recipe HERE
Any one or all of these treats would be a hit with anyone!
Check out all 30of these cool homemade gifts by clicking HERE
Have you been Jingled? or have you Jingled? Here's a fun and easy and tutorial for a treat container. Another creative way to package gifts for neighbors, family and friends. It's a treat holder that looks like an ornament. Another "easy to make" project. ClickHERE
It's the 12 days of Christmas--Christmas Cookies that is. (We're sharing this early so you can get all the goodies bought early and then bake whenever the mood strikes you during December-I love having my pantry stocked with all the ingredients for the special seasonal treats) See 12 delicious cookie recipes over at "The girl who ate everything" If you're tired of the same cookies try some of these and see the reactions of family and friends! Yummy! Below find just some of the 12 days of Christmas cookies plus two bonus cookies.
Day 2 of 12 days of Christmas-Peppermint Chocolate Sandwich Cookies-
I wanted to share a Christmastraditionthat was told on the blog "Make It Do" Every year their mother placed a basket of heart ornaments, that she had made herself, under the newly decorated Christmas tree. The ornaments could only be hung on the tree when they had done something nice for another member of their family......She remembers the tree filled with these heart ornaments. I imagine it made the Christmas season all that more special. I love this tradition. You could use anything you like....any type of ornament. What a wonderful tradition for YOUR family to start this year. Read the post to see what she remembers was done for her by her family so they could hang up a Christmas heart. Such a sweet story Remembering a childhood tradition
A good deed has been done
and now hangs another pretty Christmas Heart Ornamenton the Christmas Tree
Now another stroll down memory lane
Do you remember these type of Christmas decorations? All the little tiny embellishments/sequins stitched on the letters or the Christmas Stockings? My first Christmas stocking looked like this--Can you find this type of sequins and fun things now? Wouldn't it be fun to make something like this.....Check out this blog post to read more about this Old/New Merry Christmas Garland
Snowmen are my favorite--Whether you collect ornaments, snow globes or decorations they are fun.....I never get tired of snowmen. We've found some really cute things that you can make and add to your collection. They all have a tutorial with complete supply lists and photos. Have fun!
Want to take a fun snowman photo of the kids?Build a snowman without a head and have them stand behind it and you've got a really fun photograph! Source
Cute Pompom Snowmen--Would be cute on the Christmas tree or as a garland, even on the top of a Christmas package. Source
This one is easy! Simply take some hat boxes, paint, stack and add embellishments. Source
Make a bunch of Snowmen friends using Fleece and an empty plastic container Source
This darling snowman garlandwould be perfect across the fireplace or around the Christmas tree Source
Here's a Yummy Snowmanthat requires no baking whatsoever! Source
Ivory soap is the main ingredient for these snowmen-Excellent craft for the kids Source
This snowman dessert will turn an ordinary dinner into a fun time! Source
Use a keyhole-shaped paver for this cute doorstop. Source
This countdown snowmanis just the right size for a Count-Down Calendar! Source
Here's some bright and cheeryChristmas subway art for your home. Sure to make you feel more festive! All but one is a freebie. Some come in several different colors. Just click on the link to go to the blog where you can find the Christmas Subway Art!Enjoy!