How to Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange Party

Hosting a Holiday Cookie Exchange is one of the easiest ways to gather friends for an evening of sweets and fun. Not only does it give you a chance to spend time with your favorite people during this busy holiday season, but it also provides the added bonus of getting to try a bunch of different yummy cookie recipes.  After years of hosting our annual cookie swap, I decided to share my favorite tips to help you host an extraordinary holiday cookie exchange party of your … [Read more...]

DIY Santa’s Cookies & Milk Placemat with Cricut

It's official I'm obsessed with all things Santa this holiday season!  It all started with my Letters to Santa themed Christmas tree, then it was a cute DIY "Santa Stop Here" sign on my Whimsical North Pole Christmas Mantle. Then we started baking cookies with our DIY Mrs. Claus Baking Kits and you can't forget about writing letters to Santa and putting them in our special DIY Letter to Santa Envelopes.  I thought we had this year's theme well covered, until I started thinking about … [Read more...]

April Fool’s Milk & Cookies

Give your kids a good laugh today with these April Fool's Milk and Cookies. April 1st is know as 'Fool's Day' and gives you a chance to channel your inner child, plan some silly pranks and enjoy a few good laughs.  I'm not one for big elaborate pranks that require lots of planning or prep, so when I found this idea for solid milk on Martha Stewart I knew it would be the perfect trick to fool my kids. Transform your milk into an unpourable solid with powdered gelatin, find the complete … [Read more...]