Winter really is the most wonderful time of the year. And it is the perfect time to stay in and stay warm with those you love most, your family. Although for most of us Christmas Eve pretty much naturally transitions into a family pajama party culminating in a fabulous Christmas morning breakfast and opening the presents Santa delivered in the middle of the night, some of us need a little jump start, a little inspiration. Continue Reading →
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Truthfully, we do not understand why these aprons are not flying off the shelves. Not only do we love Flirty Aprons' fun, modern take on this classic kitchen staple, we really respect the people behind the name. So take advantage of Flirty Aprons Christmas Apron Sale to pick up a holiday apron for yourself, your daughter, your mother, your sister & her daughter, your girlfriends and their daughters, and even your children's teachers & all those other people in your life that you want to give a little gift of thanks this holiday season. These Christmas aprons will add that extra festive touch to those long hours in the kitchen. If you prefer something a little less “holiday” Flirty Aprons has lots and lots of other styles! Continue Reading →
Whether you are looking for Christmas presents, Hanukkah gifts, or birthday treats, buying a teen gift is actually easier than you might imagine. When it comes to teens (and tweens), think name brands and trends. Teens like to get the splurge items parents prefer not to spring for on an everyday basis as well as trendy items that “everyone else has”. Remember being a teen is as much about fitting in as it is about establishing individual identity. Continue Reading →
Are these not the cutest candy Christmas tree treats ever? Perfect to serve at a holiday parties, Christmas Day open houses and even to give as stocking stuffers or small holiday gifts of endearment. We also love the fact that these Christmas tree treats are so easy for the kids to make themselves. While you are preparing your holiday meal, set the kids (and other family members that might be under-foot) up at the kitchen table, and put them all to work. Now add an individual Christmas Tree Treat at each place setting. You can set them in the middle of each plate or use as a place card holder >> just lean a small place card up against your hand Christmas Tree! #toocute
Candy Christmas Tree Ingredients
2 Miniature Reeses Peanut Butter Cups
1 Regular Reeses Peanut Butter Cup
1 Hershey Kiss
Red & White Sprinkles
How2 Create these Adorable Candy Christmas Tree Treats
Stack ingredients as pictured. Use a Miniature Reeses Peanut Butter Cups for the bottom. Add the Regular Reeses Peanut Butter Cup on top of it securing all layers with sugar glue. Now add another Miniature Reeses Peanut Butter Cup and top with a Hershey's Kiss. Finally decorate your Candy Christmas Tree Treats with icing and sprinkles. Enjoy!
My children still tease me about some of our Chanukah traditions. I must admit, with eight days of Hanukkah gift giving and a limited budget, I often found myself pushing the boundaries of creativity. I often used the holiday to buy them “gifts” that satisfied “needs” rather than “wants” and always designated at least one day to reinforce the importance of Judaism and the Jewish traditions of performing mitzvot and giving tzedakah.
FYI >> We always switched up the order of the nights so the kids never knew which night would be the dreaded (often embarrassing) personal hygiene night