Category: Holidays

11 Valentine’s Day Cupcake Recipes to Bake for Your Sweetheart

When you think of Valentine’s Day you usually think about chocolates. While I do love chocolate, I also love baked goods! When I started to see Valentine’s Day cupcakes online, I knew I had to investigate further and see what delicious combinations I could find. Here are 11 Valentine’s Day cupcakes you can enjoy with your sweetheart this year! Which one will you be eating?

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Linzer Cookie Recipe For the Holidays by Maria Puck

This recipe was provided by Wolfgang Puck. He remembers how his late mother, Maria, baked these traditional Austrian cookies for the holidays. She always began early in December so she had time to make enough to give as gifts as well as plenty for her family to eat. It’s the ground hazelnuts and raspberry jam that keep these cookies moist and the flavors just get better as the spice mixture in the dough matures. Enjoy!

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DIY Ornaments that Look Expensive But Aren’t!

When my parents got married, they couldn’t afford to buy all new ornaments to put on their first Christmas tree. To decorate their tree, they took little boxes my dad got from work and wrapped them with gift wrap, tied red yarn around them and hung them on the tree. My dad still has a couple of those ornaments in with the ornaments bought over the years. It is always nice to take them out, put them on the tree and think about how young they were when they got married!

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Holiday Events at the Semiahmoo Resort and Spa

We love the iconic seaside resort of Semiahmoo Resort, Golf and Spa. Located just 90 minutes north of Seattle on the stunning shores of Semiahmoo Bay and Drayton Harbor, this Blaine, Washington hotel has an array of festive holiday activities happening this holiday season. Celebrate the New Year or relax from the Christmas craziness in comfortable rooms with amazing views.

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Matching Family Pajamas – A Holiday Tradition and Hot Christmas Trend

New pajamas on Christmas Eve has been a tradition in our family since I was a small child in the 1960s. It was the only gift we were allowed to open and even though we knew new PJs would be inside, we still ripped into those packages with glee. When we had our own family we continued the tradition and somewhere in my huge stack of photos waiting for me to scan are many photos of the boys wearing their Christmas pajamas.

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3D Ugly Christmas Sweater: A Perfect Fit

Ugly Christmas Sweater Parties have been fun way for friends to get together during the holidays for the past few years and I’ve attended many. I’ve done the stinky old sweater from the Second Hand Store and I’ve created my own by hanging holiday trim from a sweater dug out from my closet. But this year, I’ll be sporting this 3D Christmas Sweater with a large stuffed moose from UglyChristmasSweater.com.

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