Valentine Gifts for the Cook or Chef

Welcome to the January Creative Craft blog hop hosted by Sara from Birdz of a Feather Each month this group of clever crafters share ideas and tutorials of things they have made Welcome readers, friends and visitors from Decorate and More with Tip She is so smart to get a head start on Spring with … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Sally’s Tempting Toffee

One of the gifts I received at my Birthday Christmas Cocktail Party was a tin of homemade toffee from my good friend CCOG {CC’s Other Grandmother} The moment I lifted the lid, an irresistible aroma came wafting out I quickly closed the lid told everyone to keep away, this was all for me πŸ˜‚ These … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Easy Eggnog Loaf

This quick bread is so moist and buttery, and it can be in the oven in under 15 minutes~ a perfect treat or gift from your kitchen! Pretend you see eggnog in this photo, I can’t believe I snapped without the key ingredient! Mix the wet ingredients Mix the dry ingredients Combine them into a … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Holiday Cranberry Shortbread

This buttery shortbread cookie recipe is flavor packed with cranberries and pistachio nuts, and perfect for holiday nibbling or a gift from your kitchen The shortbread is easy to make, the dough can be prepared ahead and kept in the refrigerator for several days and sliced and baked when needed The dough can even be … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Farm Fresh Eggs in Colored Pencil and a Printable

Being a huge MacKenzie-Childs fan, I often sate my appetite for buying something, by drawing it instead MacKenzie-Childs designs are so colorful and full of whimsy I find them hard to resist … These chicken pieces are crazy fun! You might be wondering why I only drew a partial view of the compote… Cropping your … Continue reading

Gifts From the Kitchen, Reindeer Food

Part of my extended family is coming over today for a safe visit, we will be outside for just an hour or so A short visit, we can’t break our tradition of celebrating Christmas Eve day together! Santa’s not joining us this year, he wants to stay safe so he can deliver the toys … … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Last Minute Gifts!

Okay, so here we are 5 days until Christmas! There is still plenty of time to come up with a gift or two for last minute giving 5 days doesn’t leave us much time for making things, but there are a few things you can whip up quickly! First shop your house~ Be on the … Continue reading

Holidays, Christmas is Coming!

I am trying to get my thoughts together for the holidays, I want to finish getting the house decorated, check my list for gifts bought and wrapped… All the usual holiday stuff, but I am not feeling all that great, I think it’s just allergies and exhaustion… so let’s take a peek back at the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Favorite Rosemary Recipes for the Holidays

One of my very favorite herbs is Rosemary~ I always have a fresh rosemary plant nearby to clip for cooking it can elevate any recipe from ho hum to divine! Let’s start with appetizers, Rosemary Pine Nut Sables are like cheese straws, except they are flavored with pine nuts and rosemary Sable is French for … Continue reading

Creations, Upcycled Gift Tins

Welcome to the monthly Creative Craft Blog Hop hosted by Andrea from Design Morsels! We have tons of ideas and inspirations for you today, you will want to visit all the links at the end of this post! I bet you have some of these lying around… metal tins that previously held cookies, nuts or … Continue reading