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Gingerbread House Tips – 15 Tricks for Making Gingerbread Houses

These Gingerbread House tips will make sure that your next project will be a stunner. From using muffin tins for supplies to choosing the right icing, these steps will make the task of making gingerbread houses quick and easy. The taste of gingerbread desserts just seem to go along with Christmas in my mind. Check …

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Getting a Cyclamen to Rebloom – Why Won’t My Cyclamen Plant Flower?

One of the prettiest holiday plants is a cyclamen – cyclamen persicum, also known as the florist cyclamen. Like some other holiday plants, getting a cyclamen to rebloom after the first year can a tricky task. For this reason, many gardeners simply discard the plant after it is done flowering and purchase a new one …

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Foolproof Fudge Tips – Secrets for Making Perfect Fudge, Every Time

How are your fudge making skills?  Do you end up with foolproof fudge that forms nice little parcels, or do you find it a challenge?  These cooking tips for making perfect fudge,F will give you wonderful results every time from now on. It’s hard to believe, after a summer of gardening, that the beginning of …

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Christmas Cactus Blooming – How to Get a Holiday Cactus to Flower Each Year

The sight of a Christmas cactus blooming is one of the joys of the season, for me. This holiday cactus plant is sold with buds on them each year, but how do you get this plant to bloom every year? A Christmas cactus is the perfect seasonal plant to have in bloom this time of …

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Microwave Peanut Brittle – Homemade Nut Brittle with a Delicious Crunch

This microwave peanut brittle is simple to make but looks like you made a trip to the candy shop. It comes together in just minutes and tastes amazing. Homemade nut brittle is one of our favorite Christmas recipes. Peanut brittle is not just for the holidays. Keep that tastes coming in January, too, by celebrating …

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Slow Cooker Spiced Wine with Oranges and Cranberries

This recipe for slow cooker spiced wine with oranges and cranberries is the perfect way to ring in the New Year at our house. It is a great addition to my collection of party time crock pot recipes. It’s time to bring out the big guns for your New Year’s party.  And by big guns, …

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Best Family Christmas Movies – Must See Xmas Films to Enjoy

Are you a fan of watching Xmas movies over the holidays with family? These are 10 of the Best Family Christmas Movies that we watch in our home year after year. For a long as I can remember, one of my favorite parts of the holiday season is watching all of the Christmas Classics on …

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2014 Holiday Gardening Gift Guide – 11 Great Garden Gifts

Fill the stockings of your plant loving friends with these Gardening Gift Guide Suggestions. Anyone who gardens is normally on the look out for different gardening products and gadgets, so I have created a Gardening Cook 2014 Holiday Gift Guide.  If you are looking for something special to treat someone that you love who spends …

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How to Save Money on Holiday Gift Wrapping – Frugal Gift Wrap Ideas

Holiday gift wrapping Does not Mean that you must spend a lot of money on Christmas supplies. There are loads of ways that you can save money. Some take a bit of time and others just take thinking outside the box. There are many items that we have around the home that can be used …

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Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide – 9 Super Kitchen Gift Ideas

Kitchen Gift Guide. Anyone who cooks normally also loves kitchen products and food gadgets, so I have created a Gardening Cook 2014 Kitchen Gift Guide.  If you are looking for something special to treat someone that you love who spends a lot of time in the kitchen, this gift guide should give you lots of …

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23 Favorite Holiday Fudge Recipes to Celebrate in Style

This round up features 23 of my Favorite Holiday Fudge Recipes. Some are my own recipes and others have been submitted by blogger friends of mine. The holidays are the one time of the year when I love making fudge and have it on hand all the time. I love it all year round, but my …

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DIY Blue Spruce Stocking Wreath

Make  your Own Blue Spruce Stocking Wreath. A great wreath makes a wonderful welcoming accent to your front door for the holiday season, as well as for other times of the year.  This festive DIY blue spruce stocking wreath is quite different from the circular shaped wreaths so commonly seen at Christmas time and you …

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M & M Gingerbread Christmas Tree Cookies

These cute M & M Gingerbread Christmas tree cookies will make a great addition to your Christmas buffet table.  They would also be great for your annual cookie exchange. Gingerbread is a common taste during the holidays.  From cookies and houses made of gingerbread, there are lots of options. See my tips for the perfect …

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Tips to Save during the Holidays – Frugal Entertaining

It’s an expensive time of the year! There seem to be so many uses for our dollars when the holidays roll around. These frugal tips will make your holiday season something to remember without breaking the bank. The whole essence of a successful holiday season does not lie in the amount of money you spend, …

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Holiday Pot Holder Mitt – Cute Hostess Gift

Do It Yourself Holiday Potholder Mitt This holiday potholder mitt DIY project would make a great Kitchen decoration.  It is also a great idea for a homemade Christmas Hostess gift for a person who loves to cook.  It is easy to make and uses some items you may already have on hand. To make the …

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