A special Christmas dessert

Easy Chocolate Cheesecake for Special Occasions.

Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe with No Bake Filling This chocolate cheesecake recipe features a very light and smooth mousse filling.  It is a special recipe made for special occasions like Christmas.  Fortunately, it’s much easier to make then it looks.  You make the cake then freeze it, and put on the fancy chocolate collar on the day you serve it.   The only thing you bake is the oreo crust and this is the fancy schmancy looking cake collar…

Waste not Wednesday feature Christmas front entrance

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This Week’s Waste Not Wednesday Party Are you getting as excited for Christmas as I am?   The house is finally decorated, DIY projects are done,  so I have no excuse not to be cooking and cleaning.    I hope you are all enjoying the process and not working so much as creating.  Thank you for stopping by its much appreciated. Waste Not Wednesday-133 Sam @ Raggedy Bits | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram | Google…

Natural minimalist Christmas trees in a grouping.

A Grove of Fresh Minimalist Christmas Trees

A Different Style of Christmas Tree These kinds of Christmas trees may not be everyone’s cup of tea.  These minimalistic Christmas trees are fresh and unadorned for the most part.  Every year I have at least two trees and this year I chose to only do one traditional style Christmas tree and then this small grove of fresh trees.  The smell is wonderful. We are almost done with the 12 days of Christmas, it has been such…

Elegant gift wrapping for Christmas.

Elegant Gift Wrapping for Christmas

Gorgeous Gift Wrapping with Satin Ribbon For as long as I can remember I have tied my own ribbons, at least since Costco came out with gorgeous rolls of wired ribbon at the right price.  My usual method is tying a pretty large bow then adding some sort of inexpensive embellishments such as salt dough star, a sprig of berries or 3D stickers.  This year I am adding a more adult gift wrapping style to the…

Handmade DIY Christmas ornament in red with white fabric and horses.

Farmhouse DIY Christmas Ornaments

Farmhouse Decorations without Wording For those of you who follow me along my blogging journey, you know of my love and appreciation of horses.  While Christmas decor shopping I did find some beautiful Christmas decorations with barns, but none with farmhouse animals, much less just horses.  I thought about doing some DIY  Christmas ornaments with oink, cluck, neigh, moo and meow, for animal Christmas carolers, but I after doing all the various wall art with the…

Three mason jars on a hot chocolate bar

Christmas Mason Jars for a Hot Chocolate Bar

Christmas Mason Jars full of Homemade Chocolatey Treats Christmas Mason jars are perfect for arranging and storing treats for Christmas.  As we have a new DIY hot chocolate bar so I knew right away what I would be making Christmas mason jars for the hot chocolate bar on Day 8 of the 12 Days of Christmas.       Welcome to Day 8 of the Fourth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Series!     We have…

Waste Not Wednesday feature DIY Christmas Village from Scrap Wood

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This Week’s Waste Not Wednesday Party This week both Sam from Raggedy Bits and I are busy participating in the 12 days of Christmas blog hop.  Its both enjoyable and lots of work.  Such a busy time of year with the seasonal posts.  Thank you for finding time to join us, I appreciate it! Waste Not Wednesday-132 Sam @ Raggedy Bits | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram | Google + | Twitter Denise @ My…

A Farmhouse styled buffalo check Christmas tree

A Rustic Christmas Tree featuring Buffalo Check

Welcome To The 2nd Annual Christmas Tree Decor Blog Hop!! We have 24 talented bloggers joining up to share their decorated Christmas Trees with us!  So grab a cup of your favorite beverage and get comfortable, because you are going to love the beautiful Christmas Tree Decor shared over the next two days.  Let’s Meet The Hosts! Michelle from Our Crafty Mom | Allison from Upright and Caffeinated  Angela from Simply Beautiful By Angela  | Chloe from…