Handmade Christmas: Crafts + Recipes to Brighten The Holidays

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Time to step back if you’re already reaching consumer saturation with Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. There’s nothing that brings joy quite like a handmade Christmas. Add a little time for a decorative craft or new recipe and watch your spirits soar. Handmade Christmas Wreath Our first craft brings a little Christmas hygge into effect. Grab some greenery from […]

Tarts Showcase Seasonal Fruits + Veggies

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Photo courtesy: Whipper Berry | Recipe: Tomato Tart

Our next set of recipes are scene stealers at any holiday or informal gathering. Making tarts is quite simple and they are a fun way to incorporate the fruits and veggies of the season. Put in a little effort to give them decorative flair or take it easy and enjoy their natural rustic beauty. They’re easier than pie to make […]

DIY Christmas Gifts You Might Actually Do. Yourself.

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Don’t you feel like a lovely handmade gift is wonderful?  We have a soft spot in our hearts for DIY Christmas gifts that are made with that special ingredient – love. Make a batch at home and give them to neighbors, hosts, and colleagues.  A terrific DIY can be as easy as a couple of pieces of felt and some faux […]