Monthly Archives: December 2018

11 Genius Uses for Lemons All Over the House

There are so many advantages to living in SoCal not the least of which are the lemon trees growing in my neighbors’ & friends’  yards. I am never out of lemons. They are so wonderful. I use them to smooth my elbows & heels, rubbing a half a cut lemon over both. It can be […]

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Showstopping Christmas Cake Recipes

My Tuesday evening Bible study had their Christmas party last night. We had a wonderful time! It was a potluck. Now, when I host a potluck, I never assign dishes to anyone, nor do I have anyone sign up to bring something, carefully listing the items they intend to share. I know how life often […]

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12 Easy Make-Ahead Ideas for Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year, as the song says. Christmas also goes by in a blur. Time seems to speed up, leaving us gasping & wondering how we are going to get it ALL done! Betty Crocker to the rescue with a selection of recipes you can make ahead. Being able to […]

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17 Crowd-Pleasing Holiday Appetizers

Entertaining during the Holidays? Not sure you’ll have enough food for the crowd? Not a problem! You can ALWAYS add another appetizer to your spread! Betty Crocker is always prepared with a great selection of appetizers for your guests or just for the two you to enjoy as you sit by the tree enjoying a glass of […]

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66 Festive Christmas Cookie Recipes for the Best Cookie Swap Ever

I LOVE making Christmas cookies. Sometimes, however, I get a bit tired of the same old cookies. How wonderful that Country Living has come up with such an extensive list of recipes for Christmas cookies. This should keep me busy for awhile! And inspire you to begin your baking! Enjoy! Christmas Cookies

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Festive Holiday Drinks

Special occasions call for more that a few bottles of wine hastily chosen & a tub of ice filled with beer. Time to move up to the grown up side of the bar! I agree that cocktails can be time consuming to mix when you are hosting a party. You might consider hiring someone to […]

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