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5 Christmas Cookie Recipes You Absolutely Must Try

Cookies, Recipes

Christmas cookies are one of the best and most delicious parts of the season. Below are five recipes you absolutely must try:     1 – Remember decorating cookies with your mum when you were little? Now it’s your turn to make them! This is a tried and tested traditional sugar cookie recipe, just like

Christmas on a Budget: Decorating on a Dime

Guest Blogs, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas, Top

Christmas is one of the most expensive times of the year, so how can you save some extra money this year without scrimping on any of your favorite parts? Use these helpful hints and tricks to decorate without spending all of your hard earned dough!     1: Go to a nearby wood and collect

10 things not to do During a Christmas Party

Christmas Greetings, Christmas Parties, Holiday Planning, Spirit of Christmas, Top

  It’s the holiday time of the year; which calls for mouthwatering food, drink and, of course, multiple invitations to the best Christmas parties. This is for those who are still recovering from past shameful Christmas party experiences or those who are attending a Christmas party for the first time and need some tips on

Christmas Turkey

Main Dishes, Recipes

While Christmas meals vary from place to place, our favourite Christmas main will always be a Roasted Turkey! Here’s a great recipe, courtesy of Jamie Oliver!     Serves: 8-10 hungry people.   Ingredients for the turkey: • 5kg turkey, preferably free-range or organic • olive oil • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

White Christmas (I’m dreaming of a …)

Christmas Carols

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas Just like the ones I used to know Where the treetops glisten, and children listen To hear sleigh bells in the snow     I’m dreaming of a white Christmas With every Christmas card I write May your days be merry and bright And may all your Christmases be

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Christmas Carols

On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me A partridge in a pear tree.     On the second day of Christmas, my true love sent to me Two turtle doves, And a partridge in a pear tree.     On the third day of Christmas, my true love sent to

Rocking Around The Christmas Tree

Christmas Carols

Rocking around the Christmas Tree at the Christmas party hop Mistletoe hung where you can see Ev’ry couple tries to stop     Rocking around the Christmas Tree Let the Christmas Spirit ring Later we’ll have some pumpkin pie and we’ll do some caroling     You will get a sentimental feeling When you hear

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Christmas Carols

O come, O come, Emmanuel And ransom captive Israel That mourns in lonely exile here Until the Son of God appear Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel.     O come, Thou Rod of Jesse, free Thine own from Satan’s tyranny From depths of Hell Thy people save And give them victory

Edible Christmas Fruit Tree

Desserts, Recipes

Source: Prajakta Gudadhe at Ginger and Garlic   Material:   1 styrofoam cone (small or medium size) from your local craft store or 1 tall and wide carrot (if you prefer an edible frame!) Large plate to use as a base. Toothpicks Cookie cutters with various shapes (I used a gingerbread-man shaped and a star shaped

Love Came Down at Christmas

Christmas Carols

Love came down at Christmas, Love all lovely, love divine; Love was born at Christmas, Star and angels gave the sign.     Worship we the Godhead, Love incarnate, love divine; Worship we our Jesus: But wherewith for sacred sign?     Love shall be our token, Love be yours and love be mine, Love