Month: November 2014

Adorable Penguin Igloo To Light Up Your Yard

Bring the North Pole to your front yard! These busy penguins are decorating their igloo. Look at their festive scarves! Wouldn’t they look great in your yard!! I’ll tell you, my neighborhood goes all out. Actually, I think there are a couple of neighbors who try to out-do each other. It’s all in fun — not like in the movies. But it makes it difficult for the rest of us to have something different and spectacular . . .  Now, I love the Christmas decorating . . . more to look at than to actually do . . ....

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Easy Candy Sleighs You Can Make

When I saw these candy sleighs, I knew I had to make these. As you look at the image, you’ll get the idea of how to make them. You can use mini candies or you could use homemade candies or cookies. If you want to go that route, I’d get my candy canes set and have a square cookie or brownie as the base. I’d wrap the brownie and find something non-toxic to attach to the wrapped candy canes. Some people use hot glue which is fine for them. I’m not into burning myself so I go for Elmer’s...

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Hershey Kiss-Mas-Tree Centerpiece

Here’s a wonderful Christmas Tree Centerpiece that’s good enough to eat! I doubt it’s going to last through Christmas . . . maybe I should buy some more bags of Hershey Kisses . . . To make this “Kiss-Mas-Tree” you need to begin with a foam cone from your favorite craft store or dollar store. Select the size that suits the centerpiece you want to create. I ended up going for a large one and a couple of small ones. I know I’ll have nibblers — sneaky little angels they are. You can go for the red and green...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving means many things to many people. We may have a few things in common when the word Thanksgiving comes up in conversation. I think of Family and Traditions first, then I get into Grateful, Blessings and the old hymn of gathering together. Then Harvest and food come to mind. Of course, Fall is important and pumpkins and the colorful leaves. Then I see on the news how flights have been canceled or delayed. Families frantically trying to get to their loved ones to share this wonderful holiday. It is all about family, caring and sharing . . ....

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Easy Potato Bacon Casserole Recipe

A hearty breakfast is a “must have” on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. Those days when you’ll be waiting for dinner .  .  . maybe Easter Day, too. I’m not picky — this is a great breakfast casserole you can make any time. This casserole serves 6 Ingredients: 4 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 8 ounces cooked and crumbled bacon 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 can evaporated milk 1 large egg — beaten Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8 ounce square baking dish. Layer 1/2 of the potatoes,...

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