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organising gift wrapping supplies

With Christmas almost upon us, it is important to have all your gift wrapping supplies organised and in close proximity. Having to go searching for tape, scissors or a tag can quickly derail your efforts, as it almost did for me the other day. 373 more words

Organising + Decluttering

Cranberry Candles

Cranberry candles
For a simple yet stunning centerpiece, place five votive candles (in a variety of Yule colors) in a line down a red rectangular serving dish. 23 more words

Wheel Of The Year

Grand Fir Dark Nougat: A Touch of Solstice Magic

I found the recipe for this “extraordinary and irresistible traditional Christmas candy” in a treasured old cookbook “The Auberge of The Flowering Hearth”. Created with only three ingredients, pine honey, toasted almonds and a pinch of thyme, it is caramelized down into a dark, delectable, chewy brittle known as Black Nougat. 1,112 more words


Best Damn Fruitcake The Start Of Holiday Baking

It’s been a little while since I’ve posted anything, things have been kind of crazy and time has gotten past me. Cooking has not been a priority except what I need to sustain myself. 809 more words

Features, Articles And Recipes

ravenhawks magazine reblogged this on ravenhawks' magazine and commented:

This fruitcake actually looks good! Love the name.

Bah Humbug!

As tomorrow marks December 1st, I would like to encourage you (and me) NOT to be a “bah-humbugger”…
Thinking back over the last few Christmases, I have heard much negativity over the phrase, “Happy Holidays.” If you would allow me just a few moments to offer a new perspective as we move into the thrust of the holiday season, I’ll try not to take too much of your time. 296 more words

Causes For Celebration

Some Of My Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Spinach-Stuffed Tomatoes

6 servings


  • 6 medium tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 clove garlic, minced…
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Healthy Italian Cooking

ravenhawks magazine reblogged this on ravenhawks' magazine and commented:

Pecan Pie one of my favorite desserts. Happy Thanksgiving Jovina.