Christmas Countdown Day 12 Tie One On

Tie an apron!When you start baking all those delicious cookies and cakes, and you add a little festivity to it with a Christmas apron, it puts you in the spirit of Christmas;  especially when shared with your special someone!  It is not so much about the baking, but more about the moment that you share with your sweetheart or the kids!

So this Christmas season, bake away and make memories!

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Tie One On

Day 12 Countdown to Christmas:

Tie one on, that is an apron! Wearing a festive holiday version of an apron make you feel festive and in the mood to bake! This can be a special time with that special someone who you love, or with the kids baking cookies or even with your friends, as a girls night out! So let the baking begin!

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“Scent for Company”

“To Quickly make your house smell festive, add a tablespoon of  each of these herbs to 2 cups of water. let simmer on low heat in an old pan, taking care not to boil dry cinnamon, bay leaves, sage leaves, rosemary and lavender.”

There is always something nice about walking into a home and smelling the scents of Christmas cookies baking or the scent of a fresh-cut Christmas tree.  In the busy world we live in we don’t always have time to come home from work, picking up kids and bake cookies so that when we walk in the door it smells like Party Flavors, one of the Best Bakeries in town.  So with a little help from a Christmas Cookie candle Scent or Pine Scented candle to give you the smell of fresh-baked cookies or fresh cut Christmas tree, can uplift you.

Merry Christmas

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“Celebrate the Quirky”

“Learn to chuckle over the silly slip-ups that happen every holiday.  You’ll find that happens every holiday.  Then write them down.  You’ll find that these mishaps often become the fondest memories of all.  “Some of our most memorable moments are the least expected, says Ronald G Nathan, an Albany New York, clinical psychologist.”

What was your fondest Christmas mishap?

I remember being super excited to bake cookies with the kids( mind you I can cook and bake cakes, but cookies, even the slice and bake don’t come out right!!).  One year we are slicing and getting ready to bake the cookies and we pulled them out of the oven and they were flat as a pancake and not done well at all.  I remember my  older son saying, Santa won’t eat those, I said we have store-bought cookies and my son said , “Santa only eats baked cookies, mom not the ones at the store”  Out of  the mouth of babes!!

We have a new tradition that we can share with Kaleb the baby of the family, Dad makes good cookies!!!!!!!

Make Christmas memories with your loved ones and kids, they grow up too fast!

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What Christmas Traditions Do You Have?

Christmas is a time of the year in which most enjoy spending time with their families. Decorations are put up. Christmas cheer is spread. Traditions are made.  

How do you tie in the Christmas season with your fiance? Well, this is also the time of the year to create traditions with your significant other. As your relationship strengthens and you enter marriage, your significant other becomes family, and new traditions start to unfold.  Afraid of where to begin?

Kara from says one way to start the holiday season is to,“take a break from the crowds at the malls and do some of your holiday shopping at local craft shows.”

As a fellow Do-It-Yourself enthusiast, I enjoy making crafts and other homemade goodies for my loved ones.  I also enjoy baking chocolate filled goods such as fudge.  Activities such as making crafts and baking with your fiance can be an enjoyable tradition as well as one that is more personal and intimate.  This gives you and your fiance a chance to spend the holidays together, while creating meaningful traditions; sending out homemade goodies to your other loved ones is a way to incorporate them into this new found tradition.  This lets your loved ones know that you care about them through the work invested into making the goodies.  

With the comfort chocolate provides me during the holidays, I will be enjoying this holiday season with my significant other, baking and decorating whilst taking sips of hot cocoa.  Take this time to enjoy the holiday season focusing on spreading love and cheer.

Written By: Christine Pabelico, Wedding and Event Planner for 27 Miracles

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