Category: Seasons

DIY Lightbulb Snowman Ornaments

DIY snowman glitter Christmas ornament.

Make your own Snowman Ornaments. It is getting closer to that time of the year when we start thinking about Christmas decorating.  It’s probably too soon for most of us to be thinking of decorating, but definitely not for crafters who have to actually make their ornaments instead of purchasing them. This sweet snowman ornament…

Pigs in a Pilgrim Hat Thanksgiving Recipe

Pigs in a Pilgrim Hat

Printable Recipe:  Pigs in a Pilgrim Hat These cute Pilgrim hats are a variation on the old “pigs in a blanket” appetizer, except in this case the pigs are all dressed up for Thanksgiving. The recipe is fun and easy to do.   The original recipe that I found used bologna and hot dogs.  I adapted…

Snowmen Cake Pops – Cute Christmas Treat

Snowman Cake pops

Make yourself a Snowman Cake Pop These adorable little snowmen cake pops are sweetness on a stick.  The project is made from cake batter that is made into balls and threaded on a popsicle stick and then decorated. To make the project, you will need cake batter, fruit roll ups for the scarf, some popsicle…

DIY Halloween Costumes For Adults

DIY Gothic American Halloween Costume

Make your Own Halloween Costumes There are countless retail Halloween costumes that you can purchase for your Halloween party, but why not make your own instead? With a few supplies and a bit of creativity, you can come up with something that no one else at the party will likely be wearing. Here are a…

Rice Krispie Candy Corn Turkey Balls

Rice Krispie Candy Corn Turkey Balls

These adorable Rice Krispie Thanksgiving Turkey balls are so sweet.  Let the kids help you make them, but they may not make it to the table! Ingredients: 3 tablespoons of butter or margarine 1 10-ounce package of regular marshmallows OR 4 cups of miniature marshmallows 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal 24 lollipop sticks or wooden popsicle sticks 1 12-ounce package…

Mason Jar Snowman Glow Light

Mason Jar Snowman Glow Light

DIY Project:  Mason Jar Snowman Light. This sweet snowman project would look great on a mantle or coffee table.  He is made from a recycled mason jar and is just adorable. To make this project, you will need the following supplies: 1 Litre Mason Jar with 2 piece snap lid Apple Barrel Gloss Paint: White,…

Cute Turkey Cupcakes

Cute Turkey Cupcakes

DIY Thanksgiving Project: Turkey Cupcakes There are many ideas on the internet for Thanksgiving inspired desserts but these cute Turkey cupcakes are very special. To make the cupcakes, you will need the following supplies: Duncan Hines Chocolate Cake mix – made into cupcakes Chocolate Frosting Vanilla Frosting Red and Yellow food coloring. Cake decorating tips. …

DIY Spider Ice Cubes

Spider ice cubes

Spook up your Halloween party with Spider Ice Cubes There are all sorts of Halloween inspired cocktails out there but these spider ice cubes turn any drink into a scary concoction. These are so easy to make.  Just collect some small dollar store spiders and drop them into water in an ice cube tray and…

Peanut Butter and Jelly Ghost Sandwiches

Your child will love this Ghost Sandwich! Transform an ordinary sandwich into a Halloween work of art that your child will love to eat. Just make your sandwich, use a ghost shaped cookie cutter to cut off the crusts and decorate the face with raisins for eyes.  So cute! Idea shared from BHG.

Lightbulb Snowman Craft – DIY Gift Idea

Lightbulb Snowman DIY craft project

Handmade Light bulb Snowman Project This adorable snowman would make a great ornament or gift for a special friend.   I love the way the top of the light bulb makes his hat and matches the plaid scarf so well! To make the project, you will need the following materials.   Lightbulb (appliance-sized bulb shown) Oven-bake…

Marshmallow Turkey Cookies

Marshmallow Turkey Cookie

Printable Recipe – Marshmallow Turkey Cookies If you love to decorate cookies, this recipe for Marshmallow Turkey cookies is for you. The cookies are made with a store bought chocolate marshmallow cookie, some short breads, frosting and a steady hand! To make the cookies you will need the following supplies: Short bread cookies with a…

10 best Halloween Recipes

10 Favorite Halloween Recipes

Whip up a Fright with one of these Halloween Recipes Looking for a neat recipe for your Halloween party this year?  Why not try one of these great ideas? All are fairly easy to do and will delight both the young and young at heart.  Just click on any of the images to go to…

Canadian Thanksgiving Holiday

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving

Celebrate Fall with Canadian Thanksgiving Both the United States and Canada celebrate Thanksgiving but the traditions are rooted in very different origins. Canadian Thanksgiving origins stem from European traditions.  Long before the Europeans settled in North America, festivals of thanks and celebrations of local harvests took place all over Europe in the month of October.  …

Mini Christmas Pizzas

Mini Christmas Pizzas

What could be more fun that pizza at Christmas time?  Why, Mini Christmas pizzas, I think!  Use your cookie cutters to turn an ordinary pizza into a special treat. I found these adorable pizzas on Rhodes, and thought I would give them a go. These sweet mini pizzas are perfect for your Christmas buffet table. …

Lemon Shortbreads Recipe

Lemon Shortbreads Recipe

What a lovely choice these lemon shortbread cookies would make for your Christmas cookie exchange! Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 1 teaspoon salt GLAZE: 2 cups confectioners’ sugar 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons grated lemon…

Beer Cheese Stuffed Pretzel for Oktoberfest

Beer Cheese Stuffed Pretzel for Oktoberfest

Celebrate Oktoberfest and National Pretzel Day with these Beer and cheese stuffed pretzels from Pillsbury.  Ready in just 30 minutes!  Ingredients 1 can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated classic pizza crust 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz) 1 egg 1 bottle (12 oz) stout beer 1/4 cup baking soda 1 teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea)…

Turkey Veggie Platter

Turkey Veggie Platter

This is the time of the year when the pounds get packed on with all the holiday eating.  This cute centerpiece of veggies still has a Thanksgiving flair but none of the empty calories from sugary concoctions. Ingredients: Romaine or leaf lettuce 1 cucumber, sliced 1 red bell pepper 1 yellow bell pepper 1 green…