Friday, November 28, 2014

Spiked Peppermint Bark Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate is the ultimate holiday beverage, loved by people of all ages. This spiked version is heated in a crock pot and contains a touch of alcohol, making it a perfect addition to your holiday parties. This recipe is brought to you by Erin of Food and Femininity, and can be viewed HERE. 

Peppermint White Christmas Cocktail

This cocktail is so simple, so pretty and so delicious! It only has 2 ingredients, and is sure to be a hit at your next holiday party. Leah from Freutcake explains how to make them on her blog, which can be viewed HERE.

Christmas Tree Cocktail

I have to say that this is one of the prettiest holiday cocktails I have ever seen. The red and green mingles so well and looks so festive! This little beauty is the creation of Laura from Ring Finger Tan Line. Learn how to make these yourself HERE.

Cherry Almond Cream Cocktail

This beautiful red and white cocktail is so simple to make, yet it tastes so sophisticated! This little treasure is the creation of Chris over at Celebrations at Home. View the recipe HERE.

Cherry Vodka Sparkler

I love festive drinks, and this one is sure to be added to my list of favorites. The rock candy swizzle stick really sets it off. This little glass of holiday cheer was created by Michael of Inspired by Charm. His blog and this delicious recipe can be found HERE

Frozen Peppermint Cheesecake

Doesn't this look absolutely delicious? It combines two of my favorite things (cheesecake and peppermint) into one frozen, creamy slice of wonderful. This recipe comes from Melissa of Lulu the Baker, and can be viewed on her blog HERE.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Strawberry Cream Cheese Pastries

These strawberry cream cheese pastries are so easy to make and are so delicious, you will make them all the time! These are wonderful with some hot coffee. Katerina from Diethood shares her recipe HERE.

Peppermint Fudge

Now there is a use for all of those left over candy canes! This peppermint fudge would be a nice treat for Christmas, or anytime you find yourself with an abundance of peppermint candy. This is another great recipe from Aimee of Shugary Sweets. You can view the entire recipe on her blog, which can be viewed HERE.

White Chocolate Raspberry Fudge

Isn't this fudge absolutely beautiful? And it would bring such a festive look to your holiday party table. This awesome recipe was created by Aimee of Shugary Sweets. The recipe can be found HERE.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

No Bake Cheesecake Truffles
These no bake cheesecake truffles are so good, and so simple to make. They would make a beautiful addition to your Christmas table. Try using red and green coatings for a festive look. Find the recipe at A Beautiful Mess, which can be found HERE.

Chocolate Candy Cane Truffles
There is nothing more delicious than chocolate and peppermint combined in one lump of yummyness. These chocolate candy cane truffles are simply wonderful. Lizzy from Your Cup of Cake shares here recipe for these little gems HERE.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Christmas Pug Gift Wrapping Set

Aside from running blogs, publishing books and working my farm, I am also a product designer for Zazzle. I created this whimsical Christmas gift wrapping set for all of my friends who love pugs. This set includes greeting cards, wrapping paper and gift tag labels. You may purchase these items from my Christmas-themed Zazzle store, The Silver Snowflake, by clicking HERE.

No Bake White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake

I absolutely adore cheesecake, and these are so easy to make, I can whip them up within a few minutes. This wonderful recipe comes from Martha of Family Feast. The entire recipe can be viewed HERE.

Melting Snowman Cookies

These adorable melting snowmen cookies are a cinch to make, and require no rolling. Their peanut butter cup hats are just too cute! To find the recipe, hop on over to the Better Homes and Gardens blog, which can be found HERE.

Candy Cane Dip

This candy cane dip is so yummy, so delicious, so scrumptious, and.... so EASY! It is absolutely delicious when served with crisp apple slices. Want to make some? Find the recipe over at the 36th Avenue blog, which can be viewed HERE.

Candy Cane Kiss Cookies

Aren't these cookies gorgeous? They taste even better than they look. These would be perfect for a holiday cookie exchange. Sally from Sally's Baking Addiction has created this wonderful recipe, and has posted it to her blog, which can be viewed HERE.

Paper Scrap Christmas Tree

This is such a fun and festive way to get rid of some of those excess paper scraps but everyone seems to have lying around. This easy tutorial can be found on the Glue Dots website HERE.

Reindeer Chow

You leave a plate of cookies out for Santa every year, but do you ever stop to think that maybe his reindeer get hungry too? It is such fun to make this reindeer chow with your children. Dana from This Silly Girl's Life has the complete recipe on her blog, which can be viewed HERE.

Christmas Vanilla Roll Cake

This gorgeous Christmas vanilla roll cake is so creamy and delicious, you can't stop at just one slice. Want to make your own? Follow the recipe created by Roxana of Roxana's Home Baking HERE.

Krispie Treats Christmas Trees

These delicious krispie treat Christmas trees are so easy to make, yet will look impressive once set out on your holiday table. Sarah from Raining Hot Coupons has the complete tutorial, which can be viewed on her blog HERE.

Baby Foot Holly Ornament

This adorable holly ornament is made from a child's footprint in baking clay. What a special keepsake to make with your children. This craft is courtesy of Sherri Osborn from About Home. View the supply list and complete tutorial HERE.

Adorable Christmas Paintings for Kids

What a fun way to get your kids involved in making decorations! These are sure to be cherished by parents and grandparents for many years to come. These cute ideas are courtesy of Nicole from Pinkie for Pink. Visit her blog for the complete tutorial HERE.