If you’re like me, you’re busy decking the halls and trimming the tree. I pulled together some inspiration from the archives to help us get in the Christmas spirit!
Click on the links to revisit for some inspiration and recipes for your holiday baking and entertaining and when you need a break from your tree trimming and Black Friday shopping!
*Note: There is a printable recipe link for the recipes that allows you to print the recipe only, no photos. Look for the printable link highlighted in red near the bottom of each post.
A ladder tree trimmed in the Potting Shed and some chalkboard door fun.
And Easy Owl Cookies, a hoot to make!
A great little no-bake treat to enjoy year round, not just during snowball season!
A Christmas Cruise on the S. S. Noel, aka, pontoon boat
Setting sail with Endive Boats with Pears, Blue Cheese, and Walnuts and. . .
A festive and easy appetizer for holiday entertaining.
A 10 minute appetizer for your Christmas or holiday entertaining
As easy to mix as it is to drink!
Only 4 ingredients and as fun to make as they are to eat!
One of Southern Living Magazine’s best recipes of 2011. Quick and make-ahead, 8 to 24 hours in advance, it can also double as a side dish. It’s good anytime of year, but perfect for the busy holiday season!
Our lakeside Christmas tree on the dock decorated with fishing lures
A quick and easy food gift to give or make for holiday snacking!
A dessert recipe for the holidays with a ‘wow’ factor
A great little appetizer to serve for the holidays! The crab mixture can be made a day in advance, then the bite-size cakes are baked in a mini muffin tin with a crust of Parmesan cheese and panko bread crumbs!
A light, flavorful, and healthy appetizer for the holidays that comes together in 10 minutes!
Make-ahead recipes and inspiration for your holiday entertaining or Christmas party
Including Cha-Cha Chicken Salad, a molded chicken salad, made 8 – 24 hours in advance.
Ready to gift or sip in 3 hours and shake up a White Chocolate Peppermint Martini!
Quick and easy cupcakes for the busy holiday season, served with candy cane handles!
Easy and fun for kids to make with candy melts or almond bark and decorative holiday sprinkles
A mix for easy seasonal sipping and ideal for gift giving!
What do you enjoy the most or least about Christmas? The shopping, wrapping, baking or decorating?