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Dec112011

Ten Fun Christmas Links

I love sharing fun things I have found with you all and so I thought I would post a few things for Christmas that I'm either enjoying now or plan to make myself.  So here are a few fun links for Christmas:

These candy cane marshmallows from Martha Stewart would be a nice little DIY gift to give out:

 

 

If you love baking and decorating, you might love to make these amazing family Christmas tree cookies from Sweet Sugar Belle via Glorious Treats. 


 

 

I love these ceramic holiday gift tags from my friend Monika at Fifty One and a Half:

 

 

Cute holiday decorating idea from Good Housekeeping that's simple and easy:

 

 

This incredible Bailey's Irish Creme and Pistachio Fudge from ButterYum looks so delicious and is a snap to make. It only has 4 ingredients.

 

 

 

This cute Christmas Tree quilt from Purl Bee would be fun to sew:

 

 

This Oreo Truffle recipe from Kim at The TomKat Studio also comes with a free printable recipe card:

 

 

These little Peppermint Meringue Kisses from Simply Love Food are so pretty and would make a nice little gift:

 

 I love DIY projects and I want to make a couple of these Ornament Wreaths from Matt and Becky for my front door.  You just need a styrofoam wreath, a hot glue gun and a bunch of ornaments.  So pretty.

 

 

And last, but not least, a fun Christmas cocktail for you - Cranberry Juleps from Redbook:

  

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Reader Comments (15)

Thanks for all the wonderful Christmas links. I plan to make the pistachio fudge and maybe the Oreo truffles and I just love the Christmas tree quilt idea. I do quilt myself, but this year paper is my medium of choice and I have been making lots of Christmas decorations using Christmas papers. I just may use this quilt idea to make my Christmas cards out of what I have left over. Thanks again for always offering a wonderful place to visit.

December 11, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGale

I made the christmas bulb wreath. It was beautiful. However when I was hanging it on a hook in my basement to store it for next year, it slipped out of my hand and fell on the floor. Many of the bulbs shattered. It was a mess and a hassle to replace the broken bulbs. I would recommend using plastic bulbs -- they look just like glass. Costco sells them and you can also buy them online.

December 11, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJane Burger

I found a share-worthy website this year filled with wonderful gift ideas: www.spoonsisters.com

December 11, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBrandi Sprankle

You never stop amazing me with your wonderful ideas! i am so excited to have some new and different recipes for goodies I can make and share with friends. I'll start with the candy cane marshmallows, christmas tree cookies and then the oreo truffles and peppermint meringue kisses. Not only are these good for the parties, but I often take holiday baskets of baked goods to share with neighbors and shut-ins. Thanks again for your thoughtful sharing ways.

December 11, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHazel

WOW.....what great links! Thank you for sharing them.....you always manage to find great ones!

December 11, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterIsabel

Thanks for all of the great ideas! I am going to check several of them out!

December 11, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCarmen

Thank you for sharing the links to all of these fabulous holiday ideas. Happy Monday ~Natalie

December 11, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNatalie

Muchas Felicidades por tu blog, que suelo seguir y me encanta.

También desearte unas Felices Fiestas de Navidad.

Abrazos

December 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMaría Pilar

Thank you for all of the lovely foods and everything that you bring to the attention of people like me, who seems always to have her nose in business. It makes me feel so good to know that such sweet and gorgeous creations continue to bring so much happiness into the world.

December 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMitche Leigh Hunt

it is always so exciting to see your posts!! this one is getting me right in the Holiday spirit.
I'm hosting a few parties and trying to decide which of your recipes I will be making this year...
will you share your Christmas Eve menu?

December 12, 2011 | Unregistered Commenteramy

Hi,

The baileys and pistachio fudge looks amazing, although I was hoping you could help me figure something out. The author's note reads: "I reduced the recipe to 1/3 which worked perfectly with one bag of chips and a small airplane size bottle of Irish Cream (50ml)." Did she also reduce the condensed milk by a third? What sort of pan would you prepare the smaller version in?

Thanks for your help and your wonderful blog!!
Shannon

December 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterShannon

From The Italian Dish:

Shannon: You know, it would probably be better for you to ask Patricia directly over at ButterYum! I'm sure she will give you the correct answers to those questions.

December 13, 2011 | Registered Commenter[Elaine]

What a bright and merry posting!

December 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterClaudia

Great post! Good breadth of ideas and choice images. I have some homemade gift idea/recipes on my blog that I have made but the photos leave much to be desired! I can but try... Happy holidays

December 17, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterkellie@foodotglow

The article on "blog post title" are very good.
http://www.mydish.co.uk/

December 25, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterwayne cadman

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