DIY Rus­tic Snowflakes


You only need a few materials to make these beautiful rustic snowflakes. They will look gor­geous on a tree!

Just follow the step by step tutorial right here... at Little Things Bring Smiles


DIY Reindeer Wrapping Paper


This DIY Christmas Wrapping Paper is a fun project for kids. It only takes a few supplies to make your very own reindeer wrapping paper. So simple and cute!

Just follow the step by step tutorial right here... at Skip to my Lou


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Homemade Simmering Spices

Do you want Lovely scents in your house? Like homemade foodie potpourri! So freaking simple and natural too.


5 cups water
2 navel oranges, peeled
1 apple, sliced in half
3 cinnamon sticks
3 star anise
1 teaspoon-sized knob of fresh ginger
1 teaspoon cardamom pods
1 teaspoon whole cloves
1/4 teaspoon dried orange peel

DIY Rascally Reindeer Decorations


Make these adorable twig reindeer to decorate your home and garden this Christmas. You will need: twigs or small branches, glue gun, googly eyes and pom poms. So simple and cute! See more at Happy Hooligans


Creamy Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta

This looks absolutely delicious!


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound fresh shrimp (10 big shrimp or 20 small shrimp) without shells, deveined
3 garlic cloves
dried basil
crushed red pepper flakes
8 oz mushrooms, thinly sliced
1 cup half and half
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
3/4 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
cooked pasta water
8 oz fettuccine pasta (for gluten free version, use Tinkyada gluten free brown rice pasta)

Full recipe right here

Cherry Filled Holiday OREO Cookie Balls


Make your Christmas table even more festive with these Cherry Filled Holiday OREO Cookie Balls!


1 - 8 ounces brick cream cheese, softened
36 OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 3 cups)
36 Maraschino cherries, drained
12 ounces milk chocolate baking chips, melted
½ sweetened coconut, shredded

Go to for instructions.


Lovely Christmas photographs of children

These beautiful photos do capture the Christmas spirit. One of the cutest setups we have seen.

See more Christmas photos from Elmer Escobar here

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