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Dec 15

Celebrate Christmas – Scandinavian Style

Scandinavia, which includes the countries of Finland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden, has a variety of beautiful and unique Christmas traditions. While there are a number of similarities, like the use of candles and a combination of red and white decorative elements, there are also many traditions that are unique to each of the Scandinavian countries. …

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Dec 15

Swedish Christmas Cookies – A Recipe To Make Pepparkakor

Christmas is a special time in Scandinavia and Sweden in particular. Tradition and Heritage are extremely important to Swedish culture and there are many traditions which are widely upheld. In most traditional Swedish homes, the smell of home baked foods and desserts fill the air at Christmas time. The Swedes really love to cook and …

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Dec 14

How to Make Christmas Decorations From Nature

Making Christmas decorations from nature is a very old tradition. The very first holiday decorations were garlands made from tree branches, live Christmas trees, and evergreen wreaths. Natural materials have always been and will always be part of decorating for the holidays. You can decorate your home with items gotten from nature and not only …

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Dec 01

How to Make Festive Christmas Bath Bombs

Bath bombs are an excellent choice for a handmade Christmas gift or stocking stuffer. It’s a good idea to make a big batch at the beginning of the Christmas season to keep on hand for hostess gifts or last minute office gift exchanges. There are a lot of creative ways to decorate your bath bombs …

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Dec 01

Classic Quotes from “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

The Peanuts characters have been an integral part of my holidays ever since I can remember, as well as for many Americans. Every year when the Charlie Brown specials come on TV, the family naturally gathers for the event.  “A Charlie Brown Christmas” debuted in 1965, and it’s still welcome in our living rooms year after …

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Nov 30

Double Decker Peanut Butter Fudge

Double your delight with peanut butter and chocolate fudge Too much of a good thing is never a problem with this double decker peanut butter fudge that brings together two favourite flavours in a creamy, sweet treat. If you can pick a favourite, each layer is great on its own as well. Double Decker Peanut …

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Nov 29

Spread Holiday Cheer with Gingerbread Butter

‘Tis the season of baking delicious desserts and pastries filled with festive flavours. For many of us, it’s a time to bake and fill our cookie tins with the traditional holiday taste of gingerbread. This year, try experimenting the flavours of gingerbread in more than just cookies. Follow this recipe to purée the perfect gingerbread …

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Nov 06

Anything Goes Cookie Dough Chocolate Peppermint Spiral Cookie

Bake homemade holiday goodies Gift with love this holiday season by giving a homemade DIY gift to the special people in your lives. According to a recent survey, 63 per cent of Canadians say they would like to receive a DIY gift this holiday season. Furthermore, 45 per cent report homemade baked goods as a …

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Nov 29

Christmas Recipe: Cinnamon Cider

Cozy up to a comforting mug of festive cider After a day of outdoor winter fun, warm up with this guilt-free variation on a long-time holiday favourite. Made with only a handful of ingredients and lightly sweetened with naturally-sourced stevia, this beverage is tasty, easy to make and sugar-free, so it’s ideal for the whole …

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