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Cinnamon Sugared Pecans

Every year when Christmas rolls around, my kids start asking when I am going to make “Suga Nuts!”These are a Christmas tradition to make as neighbor gifts. They are really easy to make and they make the house smell like Christmas. It’s really as easy as putting a few ingredients in a bag, blast your favorite song, (these yummies were shaken to “Last Christmas” by Wham) and then bake for about an hour. I usually double the recipe. One for me, and one for neighbors!Cinnamon Sugared Pecans Ingredients 3 Cups of Pecan Halves 1 large egg white 1 Tbsp water 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup granulated sugar 2 tsp...

Christmas Service Tradition

“I shall give love to those in need, I’ll show that love by word and deed”. (words from the hymn “Because I have been given much”.) Our Family has a long standing tradition of doing service especially during the Holidays. The following list is some of our favorite things to do. We absolutely LOVE this time of year as it reminds us of our Saviors love and example. Our family truly believes that the “gift” is in the giving.  We have been so Blessed and received such Joy by including a sincere desire to serve others especially at this time of year. We hope this list helps spark some ideas for...

Peppermint Sugar Scrub

Looking for an easy last minute gift idea for Christmas? You probably already have all the ingredients in your home. I am in love with homemade scrubs. They keep my skin feeling so silky smooth and hydrated in these cold winter months. And I love that they are natural and easy to make. Anyone on your list would love to open one of these!   Easy Peppermint Vanilla Sugar Scrub 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup coconut oil 6 drops peppermint essential oil or peppermint extract 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions In a small bowl gently mix the coconut oil and white sugar. Add the peppermint oil and vanilla extract,...