CHRISTMAS RECIPES TO TRY: How about these North Pole cupcakes? They are made with candy cane treats and they don't look too hard! Plus, they're perfect for a The Polar Express party or movie night.

Gingerbread townhouse cookies

Gingerbread House Recipes

They remind me of the tall narrow buildings that line the canals of Amsterdamn. Honey-Gingerbread Cookies - Martha Stewart Recipes (all recipes cookies royal icing)

love this

Yep, I just gasped audibly upon seeing this cake bunting. That’s how wonderfully perfect I find this mini Christmas cake bunting featured at Craftzine.

christmas art

Illustration of christmas elements vector art, clipart and stock vectors.

how perfect is this?!

how perfect is this?!

minty cocoa mix

Peppermint Stick Cocoa

Peppermint Stick Cocoa Recipe Layer the sweet ingredients for homemade peppermint hot chocolate in a jar, add a ribbon and a tag, and you have a simple but stylish holiday gift.

Gorgeous Christmas stitchyness by SeptemberHouse on Etsy

Christmas Holiday Ornament Embroidered Snow Angel in Red and Aqua. I can see ways to make this into a doable project for kids using two layers of card stock.

Christmas House

Swap Ornament--a little red felt house on a teensy embroidery hoop.