Welcome to our Home for the Holidays Blog Hop! I am lucky number seven in the hop and I can’t wait to show you what I have come up with for you, the previous girls are a tough act to follow… Christmas has become my most favorite part of the year. I think mostly because all of our traveling has come to an end and I can actually take a day here and there for myself and my family and not feel guilty about it…I love to decorate our home for Christmas. Right after the last person leaves after Thanksgiving dinner, I pull out all the big red/green bins and start transforming the house. I have already bought the tree for this year…it is standing in the garage just waiting and begging to come in…but Thanksgiving first, please…After the house is decorated, I start making the holiday treats…not right away but a few days later….I always send my favorite peanut clusters to all my friends…peanuts and dark chocolate…a girl can’t go wrong…I also make many batches of Irish Cream Whiskey to give away…I say many because, they sometimes do not make it and we have to start over…they just vanish….Last year I found some pretty red bottles to put it in…I got most of them back with a note…please refill for next season…remember it is cold here in WI…..I make lots of different cookies for the holidays, but I have grown very fond of my Soft & Chewy Ginger Cookies…here is recipe…also the house smells so good while making these..
It was hard to pick a project to share with you but after thinking awhile I came up with a cool cookie jar wrap to show off all these holiday cookies we are making! It didn’t take long for those cookies to disappear, did it? This is a simple wool “wrap” for your cookie jar. The jar can be purchased for $5 at Wal-Mart. Click the link here for the directions. Cookie Jar Wrap Directions I hope you can use this to proudly show off your wonderful cookies you exchange or make to give-a-way. All the cookies so far have been wonderful! I have been printing the recipes and projects and can’t wait to see what is next! Here is few more holiday photos from the Bongean House….Thanks Stacy! for putting this all together you have such wonderful ideas everyone is loving it!
We will have wool kits available for this project. Threads are extra…please call or order online…
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! Lisa & Nick Bongean