Great stocking stuffer ideas!  For when Santa needs some inspiration.

Time to start planning those stocking stuffers! If you need a jump start on some great ideas, check out this list from Jenna's Journey: 150 Stocking Stuffer Ideas! (sorry for xmas posts already folks)

peppermint bark snowflakes tutorial

Peppermint Bark

Snowflake peppermint bark Pour melted chocolate into a cookie cutter and then put peppermint sticks or sprinkles on top.Let sit a while and it is ready.

12 days of holiday cocktails.

Holiday Cocktails: Spicy GingerMan cocktail recipe-- my favorite Christmas cocktail, Ingredients: 1 oz Vanilla Vodka 1 oz Hazelnut liqueur oz Butterscotch Schnapps 2 oz Ginger Beer Cinnamon stick

Baked Brie Dip

Baked Brie Dip w/sun dried tomatoes, thyme

baked brie dip recipe- about 10 oz. jar of sun dried tomatoes packed in oil, drained & chopped 2 medium garlic cloves, minced 1 heaping teaspoon of dried thyme or teaspoon fresh thyme leaves fresh cracked black pepper Baguette or crackers


Tiny Christmas Cabin Sandra's little cottage in the catskills . so beautiful! This is a great sight for all things Christmas.

Christmas Cranberry Ginger Fizz Cocktail

{Tipsy Christmas Cheer} Christmas Cranberry Ginger Fizz Cocktail recipe from Creative Culinary. I think you could leave out the alcohol and add more ginger ale.

Shortbread cookies 2 cups butter, very soft 1 c icing sugar 1/2 c cornstarch 3 c flour 1 tsp vanilla Instructions Preheat oven to 350; Cream butter, sugar and vanilla until very creamy Gradually beat in cornstarch and flour Beat until mixture is like whipped cream, about 10 minutes Drop by spoonfuls on a greased cookie sheet; Bake for approximately 15 minutes. Remove from oven before shortbread starts to brown Let cool on cookie sheet for 10 min

Melt In Your Mouth Shortbread Cookies

Santa Hat Jello shots

Santa’s Hat Cocktail (Cranberry juice, Malibu rum, grenadine) Jelly Shot Test Kitchen: Recipes

Hot Buttered Rum

These is the best hot buttered rum mix in the entire universe; rich and satisfying but not as sweet and cloying as most I’ve sampled. I tweaked the formula over a few seasons to get it just right.

 (husband fave) Saltine Toffee--otherwise known as Christmas crack

saltines have never had it so good...

"Christmas Crack - crazy easy to make and beyond addictive"-Terribly Terrific Toffee 1 cup unsalted butter (no margarine allowed) 1 cup brown sugar 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 40 saltine crackers

ornament wreath. I'm soooooo making one this year!

Easy and colourful wreath. Can be done for any holiday. just pick the appropriate coloured Christmas balls. Supplies: wire hanger, hot glue gun, Christmas balls, and ribbon to hang.

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Truffles

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Truffles dipped in white chocolate almond bark and garnished with gingersnap and graham cracker crumbs