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White Chocolate Dipped Snowflake Shortbread

Christmas is almost here!  If you’re searching for a last-minute cookie recipe, you’ve come to the right place.  Classic melt in your mouth shortbread comes together quickly and is guaranteed to be a hit with Santa (or on the family baking tray).  A quick dip in white chocolate and a

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Easy to Make Rustic Minimal DIY Christmas Wreath

Every year I want to make a Christmas wreath–think modern, rustic, and full of natural greens.  I love looking at all the options in the stores, but the prices make me pause.  So I set out to make my own. This version is super easy to make and the supplies

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How to Decorate a Cheap Poinsettia so it Looks Expensive

Every Christmas I love to give poinsettias to my friends and family as gifts.  I usually get mine from the grocery store to save money, but they often look a little plain.  Here’s some simple ways I decorate my poinsettias so they look pretty and perfect for holiday gift giving.

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Chocolate Covered Rice Krispie Christmas Tree Treats

Tired of the same old Christmas baking?  These easy Chocolate Covered Rice Krispie Treats will shake up your usual holiday baking.  The recipe comes together in minutes and is sure to impress.  Your only problem will be keeping enough on hand for friends and family.

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How to Make DIY Christmas Gift Card Boxes

The other day I was finishing up my Christmas shopping with my Mom.  Some sparkly gift card boxes caught my eye and I put them in my cart.  They would be perfect for Dominic’s teacher appreciation gifts. “What are you buying those for?” my Mom asked.  “Don’t you remember when

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Candy Cane Lane Cold Brew

Here’s a quick little cocktail you can whip up this Christmas to keep the party going.  It’s festive, easy, and delicious! Dusty Plains cold brew coffee pairs perfectly with chocolate milk, whipped cream, and a candy cane in less time than it takes to sing “Jingle Bells.” This post is

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No Bake Peppermint Mocha Cheesecake Bites

This Christmas season often means a lot of preparation, parties, concerts (for me and my fellow musicians anyway!), and late nights.  I’ve created a stunning and easy dessert you can take to the office or the party with a little caffeine boost to keep you going.  Make sure you get

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