Category: Recipes

DIY Holiday Gift Guide

1. Gold Mugs | 2. Homemade Lip Gloss | 3. Candy Cane Scrub | 4. Beeswax Candles | 5. Infused Vodka | 6. Memory Game (these can also be used as coasters!) This gift guide is dedicated to all of you last minute Christmas shoppers! We collected some simple and thoughtful DIY gifts so you can check off the rest of your list and enjoy the holidays. Don’t forget the rest of our holiday gift guides!

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Things I Love: Holiday Cocktails

1. Cranberry Ginger Vanilla Margarita | 2. Apple Brandy and Cider | 3. Peppermint Cookietini | 4. Cinnamon Candy Apple Cocktail | 5. Hot Buttered Rum and Cider | 6. Pear & Cranberry Holiday Cocktail Here are six delicious cocktail recipes for a festive holiday party, Christmas Eve dinner, or a night of holiday music and tree trimming! Happy Holidays! Please drink responsibly 🙂

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Pear & Cranberry Holiday Cocktail

It’s time to get festive with some holiday drinks! Here is a simple and delicious cocktail that’s all decked out for the season (complete with yummy sprinkled rims to wow your holiday party guests!). Pear & Cranberry Holiday Cocktail: 1 oz pear vodka 3 oz cranberry juice a splash of sprite maraschino cherry for garnish See a full tutorial on the sprinkle rimmed glasses here!

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Things I Love: Classic Thanksgiving Recipes

1. Cranberry Sauce | 2. Cheddar Sage Biscuits | 3. Green Bean Casserole | 4. Applewood Smoked Turkey with Cider Bourbon Gravy | 5. Pumpkin Pie | 6. Butternut Squash Casserole | 7. Bacon and Bourbon Stuffing | 8. Irish Mashed Potatoes If you’ve been anywhere near Pinterest lately, it’s safe we assume your mouths have been watering over the Thanksgiving recipes being passed around. We’ve collected a sampling of delicious dishes from our favorite food bloggers (and one of ours!)...

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Irish Mashed Potatoes

Looking for an easy mashed potato dish for your Thanksgiving dinner? This Irish Mashed Potatoes recipe is perfect to make in advance to free up your kitchen the day of!   Irish Mashed Potatoes – serves 8 Preheat oven to 350 degrees Ingredients: 3 pounds peeled Yukon gold potatoes, halved 2 ½ cups coarsely chopped cabbage 6 garlic cloves, peeled 1 chicken-flavored bouillon cube ½ cup (4 oz) 1/3 less fat cream cheese ¼ cup fat free milk ¼ cup fat free sour cream ½ tsp kosher salt ¼ tsp...

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