It wouldn't be Fall without some mulled cider. This is an easy way to make it and forget about it all day. I usually halve this recipe for ten or fewer people. I use a coffee filter (tied with butcher's twine) to hold all the spices.
This homemade instant hot chocolate is a great alternative to the prepackaged kind. It makes a fantastic, frugal gift and it's 100% real food. Recipes for both a single serving or a whole batch included! :: DontWastetheCrumbs.com
Sugar and dish detergent hand-scrub: so beyond easy to make & inexpensive to make. Just fill jar w sugar, pour Dawn Hand Renewal over it & use a knife to mix it down to the bottom. Doesn't take much soap. Affix a pretty label & proceed to gift to every woman you know, including me :)
Anna and Richard Wagner married in 1900. From that year until 1942, the German couple had their picture taken in front of their Christmas tree every Christmas Eve. Retronaut has eight of those pictures, with commentary about how the photos show the effect of history on the couple.
Polar Express Hot Chocolate (aka the BEST hot chocolate you've ever tasted) --1.5 cups of heavy cream --1 can of sweetened condensed milk (14 oz) --2 cups of bittersweet chocolate chips --6 cups of milk --1 tsp vanilla extract