Gifts From The Kitchen: Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Gifts From The Kitchen are the best kind of gifts!  Make this Peppermint Hot Chocolate mix and give it as a gift to friends and family this holiday season! Today I’m excited to be a part of the Seasonal Simplicity blog hop, where a group of us bloggers are sharing homemade gift ideas with you!  Easy and creative gift ideas to make for your friends and family this holiday season.  Thank you to Krista of Happy Housie for organizing this blog hop.  Make sure to check out all of the gift ideas in the links at the bottom of this post!  xo As […]

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White Cranberry Punch (No Alcohol)

White Cranberry Punch (No Alcohol)

This White Cranberry Punch (No Alcohol) is the most simple drink recipe ever.  And it’s a punch both kids and adults can enjoy! One of the things I’m trying hard not to forget when I’m entertaining friends and family, is to make sure to offer drinks that everyone can enjoy.  It’s easy to open up the bar and offer wines and spirits to adults, but many times the non-drinkers and kids aren’t offered festive and delicious drink options.  So last year for New Years I bought a punch bowl set, determined to change that. Armed with my new punch bowl, I […]

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Making the most delicious Eggnog Latte with the Philips 3100 Espresso Machine

With just a press of a button, make the most delicious Eggnog Latte with the Philips 3100 Espresso Machine! Steamed eggnog mixed with a rich flavourful espresso, topped with a smooth velvet eggnog foam.  This is the holiday season in a mug. Disclosure: I am working with Philips and I am excited to share Philips products with you!  I have been compensated, but as always, all pictures, views and opinions are my own. Move over Pumpkin Spice Latte season, Eggnog season is moving in.  And I’m ready. Eggnog cookies, cakes, french toast…you name it, if it has eggnog in it, I love it.  But […]

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Overnight Cinnamon Buns

These Overnight Cinnamon Buns are a perfect and delicious treat to enjoy first thing in the morning.  They’re especially perfect for Christmas morning while opening up gifts!  Put some coffee on, and enjoy! Our Christmas is not complete without homemade cinnamon buns on Christmas morning. When the lights go out on Christmas Eve, these buns are rising on my counter, and first thing in the morning, I pop them into the oven. Then they’re ready to eat while we open our presents.  Best ever! I have been making these cinnamon buns for Christmas for as long as I can remember, […]

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Cozy Gift Ideas for Her

To help you with gift giving this holiday season, I’m sharing some of my favourite Cozy Gift Ideas for the women in your life! Every year I like to put together gift guides as a way to give ideas and inspiration to you for your holiday shopping.  It can be tough to find the right gifts for the people in our lives, so if I can help you out in any way, I will.  So this year I’ve put together a list of cozy gift ideas for the women in your life…moms, sisters, wives and friends…I hope you find some […]

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Holiday Baking Music Playlist

Holiday Baking Music Playlist

This Holiday Baking Music Playlist provides over 2 hours of music with 40+ holiday songs.  Enough time to press play and get those Christmas cookies made and into the oven! When I’m baking during the holiday season, I absolutely need to have Christmas music playing. I love to sing and swing around the kitchen while I’m mixing batters and doughs…why not?  It’s the merriest time of year and I embrace it with all I have!  So I’ve put together a fun collection of songs, ranging from old favourites to some fantastic new ones (hello Ingrid Michaelson!!).  Press play and let’s […]

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Easy Christmas Gumdrop Nougat Candy

This Christmas Gumdrop Nougat Candy is an easy no-bake treat that’s perfect for the holiday season.  Great as a homemade gift! These Gumdrop Nougat Candies taste like nostalgia and Christmas’ past.  And I love them.  They’re sweet, soft, chewy and so delicious.  And very easy to make.  Create a batch and share them with friends, give them as gifts, and make sure to have them on your holiday treat plate! Who knew that marshmallows + white chocolate chips = a chewy and delicious nougat?!  And with festive red and green gumdrops, this is a perfect Christmas treat. I love that […]

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