Minute White Rice Eggnog Rice Pudding
Santa Belt Coke Bottles Gift Idea
Chocolate Toffee Coconut Crisps
wood block snowman ornament idea
cheesecake bars with pretzel crust

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Eggnog Rice Pudding

Minute White Rice Eggnog Rice Pudding

This post is sponsored by Minute® Rice; all words and opinions are 100% my own. In case you didn't realize...next week is Christmas. I don't know about you, but this weekend will be filled with present shopping, baking, grocery shopping, cleaning, package wrapping and more! I still have to plan out my menu for Christmas Eve, Christmas breakfast, and Christmas dinner...snacks, drinks, and goodies need chosen...SO MUCH TO DO!! If you're SUPER overwhelmed with what to make this holiday season, I thought I'd help you out with an easy after dinner Christmas dessert idea...Eggnog Rice Pudding. If you're a rice pudding fan, like myself, this is a … [Read more...]

Get Inspired with Gift Giving: Santa Belt Coke Bottle Gifts

Santa Belt Coke Bottles Gift Idea

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RealMagic #CollectiveBias This time of the year seems like it just sneaks up on you and BAM! it's the week before Christmas. If you're like me, you're racking your brain for cute coworker gifts, daycare teacher presents, and goodies for all. So I thought I'd help you get inspired with gift giving and show you how easily I made these cute Santa Belt Coke Bottle Gifts. Everyone can appreciate a coke and some candy and these little guys take no time at all to make!! Materials Needed: Red Construction Paper Black Construction … [Read more...]

Chocolate Toffee Coconut Crisps

Chocolate Toffee Coconut Crisps

A few weeks ago you might remember us advertising for a Cookie Swap! This week the swap commences with a great group of bloggers teaming up to share tons of yummy, blogger tested and approved cookie recipes! My partner was Emily from It Bakes Me Happy who shared with me these amazing, soft, and chewy Chocolate Toffee Coconut Crisps!! I was skeptical at first because we're not big coconut fans, but I actually had two bags left over from another recipe I made a few months ago, so this was the perfect chance to use up what I had. I made them and tried them out on my husband...not telling him of the coconut (an ingredient he doesn't usually like) … [Read more...]

DIY Snowman Wood Block Ornament

wood block snowman ornament idea

Last month on Darice I shared this DIY Snowman Wood Block Ornament. I know Christmas is right around the corner, but if you're seeking an easy DIY for a Christmas party or for a handmade gift, this may be the perfect thing!!  I had some simple, unfinished wood blocks on hand, so I decided to create a rotating wood block DIY snowman ornament for our Christmas tree! Wood Block DIY Snowman Ornament Supplies: Darice Medium Wooden Blocks White Chalk Paint Sharpie Markers OR Craft Paint Drill with Bit 7/8 inch Red Satin Ribbon & 3/16 inch Ribbon I started by drilling holes in the top and bottom of each wood block right in … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cherry Chip Cheesecake Bars

cheesecake bars with pretzel crust

This article is sponsored by Nestle Toll House. During the holidays I love to bake and bring in desserts to work, send them into my husband's work, and just dole out goodies in general. Sure, I love to eat a few myself, but it's the ultimate test to take them into others and surprise them with treats and goodies to enjoy during the holiday season. This holiday I decided to make this Chocolate Cherry Chip Cheesecake bar with pretzel crust. It's SO good and uses Nestle Toll House DelightFulls Filled Baking Morsels with Cherry Flavored Filling. Sure, you could use any one of their Morsels such as Caramel, Peanut Butter, or Mint, but I thought … [Read more...]

The Creative Collection Link Party

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  Fynes Designs| Fun Glittery Snowman Wreath The Weathered Door| Furniture Reveal Green Chippy Night Stand Liz on Call| Let It Snow Free Printables Reasons To Skip The Housework| Snowman Cookies Uncommon Designs|Free Printable Eerring Card Sadie Seasongoods| Vintage Christmas Tree Delivery Truck Inside Brue Crew Life|Candy Cane Chocolate Cheesecake Jen from Craft-o-maniac: Facebook || Twitter || Pinterest || Instagram || Google+ Mallory & Savannah from Classy Clutter: Facebook || Twitter || Pinterest || Instagram ||Google+ Kristi & Kelli from Lolly Jane: Facebook || Twitter || Pinterest … [Read more...]

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread

Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread Recipe from The Cards We Drew #PepItUp

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PepItUp #CollectiveBias Want a savory dish to use your bundt cake pan for? Today I'm sharing this yummy Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread recipe...it's easy and is something outside the box to serve your guests. Even my husband said "wow!" when it came steaming out of the pan because, let's be honest, you don't often see a bundt cake shaped pizza!! Here's what you need for the recipe: Kraft Pizza Shredded Cheese Grands Layered Biscuits (2) Hormel Pepperoni--I used mini and original Ragu Pizza Sauce (1-2 … [Read more...]

Holiday Entertaining with a Christmas Cookie Decorating Party

reindeer fudge favors idea

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidayMadeSimple #CollectiveBias Back in November I got to thinking how nice it would be to do some holiday entertaining and get a few of my son's friends and their moms together to do a little holiday party for the kids. All too often we only get together for birthday parties, but then we don't see anyone until the following year when the same birthdays roll around again. So this year Molly and I decided to throw a little Christmas Cookie Decorating Party for our two son's and their friends. In all we invited eight kids and their … [Read more...]