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Easy and Fun Christmas Food Ideas

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…ooooo, for my lunchbox post this week, I thought it would be helpful to show you some quick, easy and SUPER fun Christmas food ideas to pack or plate for lunch. Most of these ideas are perfect for either the lunchbox, or just on a plate at home over the weekend. Either way, the smile that results from any of these ideas will make it worth your while…. trust me Let’s start with food sprinkles. You can find holiday food sprinkles at jus…

Fun and Easy Christmas Lunch Idea

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…y is probably one of your last lunch packing days before the holiday break, I wanted to share this Fun and Easy Christmas Lunch idea with you.   To make this holiday lunch extra special, I wrapped up the items in Big D’s lunch with Christmas paper. When she sits down at lunch today, she will open up her lunch cooler to find a mini lunch Christmas!   In her EasyLunchbox, I packed a snowman sandwich, pear, Pirate Booty, apple sauce and some c…

Bento Love: Nightmare Before Christmas

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    Bento Love: Nightmare Before Christmas Open face Jack The Pumpkin King sandwich, with a side of yogurt, topped with sprinkles. Next to the sandwich are pears & raspberries,  topped with fruit leather bats. For dessert… candy corn & mini bones The girls knew exactly who the sandwich was when I put the bento box down on the table. JACK JACK! It’s JACK MOMMY!!! I always love it when they can tell what the heck I am trying t…

Muffin Meals: Olive My Christmas Tree

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Pin It   I have been such a fan of the Muffin Tin Mondays over at MTM Such cute ideas. I don’t know about you, but I love to sample a ton of food at my meals, and so do my kiddos. Muffin tin meals are perfect for just that. It is also a great way to serve up any small leftovers you might have…..a way to get rid of those last 4 chips in the bottom of the bag, that last pickle sitting in the jar, the one piece of cheese calling your na…

Easy Holiday Appetizer Idea

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…s, mini sausages, and fresh grape tomatoes,garnished with afew springs of rosemary.Layall that goodnessout in a Christmas tree shape and you have a edible centerpiece! And because all the cutting can be done ahead of time, you can just lay it out on the table right before your guests arrive and be free to enjoy the party. By the way, cutting up all these goodies was a lot easier thanks to this cute little knife set from Core Kitchen. They sent me…

‘Staches for your Glasses Giveaway!

…eck out these AMAZING clip on charms, brought to you by AWineTwist.   When I saw them, I had to buy a bunch for Christmas presents….I think Santa got me a set too! AWineTwist was kind enough to send an extra set for me to giveaway to one of my Family Fresh Meals readers! SWEEEEET! Now let me show you what they are all about.    Your ‘stache pack comes with 4 glass clips. As you can see from the first picture, they work on all kinds of…

Pumpkin Alfredo with Cheese Tortellini

A fun twist on alfredo sauce.

…n cheese – salt and pepper to taste – optional fresh parsley for topping. 1. Cook tortellini as the label directions. Reserve 1/4 cup of cooking water, then drain pasta. Set aside. Meanwhile, heat butter in a skillet and add shallots. Cook until soft, about 2-3 minutes. 2. Add pumpkin and nutmeg and cook for 1 more minute. 3. Stir in cream and bring to a low boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring often, until thick, about 5-7 m…

Cream Puffs

How to make Cream Puffs

…whipped cream. If not, keep mixing until it looks like the picture. Set aside. 8. Prepare pudding according to label directions but use only 1 ¼ cups milk. 9. Fold in whipped whipping cream and almond extract. 10. Mix by hand until mixed completely. . 11. After pastry puffs have cooled, and you are ready to used,  cut in half and spoon in cream puff filling. Serve right away, or place in fridge or freezer for later use. (small pastry shown here)…

Bento Love: Gingerbread Friends

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Pin It     Bento Love: Gingerbread Friends Starting at the top, there are cucumber Christmas trees, backed by turkey cheese roll-ups and more cucumber slices.   Under the trees are holiday fruit snacks. On the bottom left is Annie’s Bunny Pasta (the bunny pasta comes with bunnies and carrots, but the carrots look very similar to Christmas Trees!) and on the bottom right is blueberry Greek yogurt topped with blueberries.    The holiday spir…

Roasted Pepper Pasta Salad

…e garlic flavor)   1. Preheat the broiler. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook as the label directs. Drain and rinse under colder water to stop the cooking. Shake off excess water.     2. Meanwhile, place the bell peppers cut-side down on a foil-lined broiler pan, and garlic cloves to the sides and broil until charred, 7-8 minutes. 3. Transfer peppers to a bowl , cover and set aside for about 5 mins.     4. Heat a dry sk…

Holiday Lunchbox Ideas

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…omegranate seeds and a mini donut snowman for dessert.           { School Lunch } Last but not least I packed a Christmas tree sandwich,  olives, fresh raspberries and some chocolate covered pretzels.  Packed in a Planetbox    Do you love Family Fresh Meals? Never miss out on  FUN new meals or Easy Lunchbox Ideas for the Family and SIGN UP to have my posts sent right to your inbox! It’s EASY PEASY! Just CLICK HERE and enter your email! XOCorey, D…

Easy Cake Decorating with Frosting Transfers

Easy Cake Decorating with Frosting Transfers

…technique could be used in endless ways. For birthday cakes, baby showers, Valentines Day,  Easter, Halloween, Christmas, etc.. Basically any event that has cake involved!      Here how you do Easy Cake Decorating with Frosting Transfers – A printed out image or coloring page that will fit the size of your cake. NOTE:  your image will be reversed when placed on the cake, so if you are using words, you will need a mirror image. of the print…

Crockpot Candied Pecans

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…ways a sucker for anything cinnamon flavored during the holidays. If I had to pick just one  flavor to describe Christmas, it would definitely be cinnamon. As you know, I love making snack mixes in my crockpot. It’s crazy easy to do, and it’s a cinch to make big batches. Well my friends, these Crockpot Candied Pecans are now at the top of my holiday MUST MAKE list. Oh my WORD these are amazing. Whether you are attending or hosting a h…

Pub Style Beer Cheese Dip

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Party hearty! The Christmas season may be ending, but the party season is just getting started. With New Year’s Day just around the corner and the Superbowl Sunday (which really should be a national holiday) on the way, we could all use more recipes for hearty party fare. A great party dish does more than just feed a big crowd…….it has to satisfy them. People gnawing on plain celery sticks are NOT going to be thinking, “…

Crafty Holiday Cookies for Kids 3D Present Cookies

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…on this memory-making tradition with my girls.   When I asked Big D & Little D what their favorite part of Christmas was, they were both in agreement…Presents and COOKIES. I thought it would be fun to blend the two and make present cookies These 3D present cookies  are not only adorable, but are a blast for kiddos to make.  There are endless ways to have fun while getting creative with cookie decorations and present fillers.  Crafty Ho…

Soft and Chewy Double Chip Snickerdoodle Cookies

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It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas cookies… So, as we all know, the holidays are an incredibly busy time of year. Wonderful, yes, but also stressful. There are just SO many things to do, and unfortunately, the days don’t get any longer to fit them all in. What we really need around now is some recipes that can adjust to fit into our schedule. Like, for example, these Soft and Chewy Double Chip Snickerdoodle Cookies. T…

Triple-Layer Eggnog Pie

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The easiest holiday pie you will EVER make! Pies are always in high demand during Thanksgiving and Christmas time. I know I’ve said this before, but I stink at making pies. I am improving, but what’s a pie novice supposed to do during this season?! If you are anything like me, and still haven’t mastered the art of pie making, this Kraft recipe is for you! I mean, look at this beauty. This Triple Layer Eggnog Pie isthe answer t…

Guest Chef Scott: Bean Dip

You're gonna love this dip!

…ings.  I have no idea where the recipe originated from, but it has been making appearances at birthday parties, Christmas celebrations, football games and game nights since… forever!  Served warm, scooped out of the dish with tortilla chips, it is an awesome appetizer.  Just be warned: once you make this dish and bring it somewhere, they will expect it next time!   Here’s what you will need: –          8-oz package of cream cheese –  …

Posy Lane Personalized Totes Review

…ry. My daughter has also used it twice to carry her karate gear in. I already have a couple bags picked out for Christmas gifts this year Posy offers a variety of shapes, colors and sizes of totes, ready to be personalized to your liking. They also offer a ton of other personalized items, such as  kids backpacks and nap mats,   towel, bath wraps and fleece throws. Check them out HERE! You can also follow them on Facebook to check out all their gr…