Baking, Dessert, DIY Family Food, DIY Kids Activities, DIY Parties & Holidays, DIY Recipes

Our Favourite Christmas Cookie Recipes (+How to make them FAST!)

We LOVE baking in our house, especially when it’s CHRISTMAS BAKING! It’s such a fun and relaxing activity for me, and my girls enjoy it too. They’re all very interested in how recipes are put together, and they love to decorate cookies. After several years of Christmas baking, I’ve come to love a few recipes that we make year after year. These Christmas cookie recipes – gingerbread cookies, sugar cookies & whipped shortbread cookies – are staples in our home, and today I want to share our special recipes with YOU! I’ll also show you how I bulk bake them & get them done early so that you can relax over the holidays.Continue reading

DIY Crafts, DIY Home Decor, Macrame, Reviews & Giveaways

Make a Soft Macrame Pillow Cover (& Yarn Giveaway!)

Macrame has made a big comeback this year in home decor, and I’ve enjoyed experimenting with some macrame DIY projects. You might remember the macrame table runner I made this Fall, and today I have another fun macrame tutorial to share with you: a soft macrame pillow cover! This ain’t your usual macrame – it’s soft and squishy and perfect as a cozy pillow. Read on to learn how to make your own soft macrame pillow cover for your Holiday decor or to give as a gift this season, and I’m also giving you a chance to win your own stash of gorgeous, chunky vegan roving yarn from Top Knot Style!Continue reading

DIY Family Food, DIY Recipes, Snacks

Cranberry Pecan Baked Brie

It’s no contest – my favourite appetizer for Christmas time is baked brie. I adore cheese, and a wheel of brie all goey & yummy right from the oven is at the top of my list! For the last few years, I’ve made the same recipe, but this year I wanted to try something new. Meet my newest baked brie concoction: cranberry pecan baked brie. And if you want more appetizer recipes for all of your holiday gatherings this year, make sure to slide down to the bottom of this post for more ideas from my blogging friends.Continue reading

DIY Crafts

DIY Marbled Candle Holders + The Creative Corner #172: DIY, Craft & Home Decor Link Party

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s craft, DIY & home decor link party time – welcome to  The Creative Corner! I’m excited for another week of linking up your favourite projects.

Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. So many of you are linking up and sharing your creations, and I love seeing all of your projects. Thanks for the inspiration!

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