Wednesday, November 28, 2012

The Christmas Magic Begins (Part 2)

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A Beautiful Shabby shack, for Christmas

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Just some live greenery as we always do at the front door, and indoors too.. I like to make all my decorations.. Just simple..

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Our Christmas Welcome, from our front porch ~ Homemade everything! Greenery with mini lights in the old wrought iron stand, the JOY copy cat sign.. And the wooden Santa from years ago..

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If you cannot find the answers you seek, it is because they are not easily expressed in words. Listen to your heart. It knows everything ~ but does not need words to communicate ~Debbie~

Use Kenneth's idea's to make your own Christmas wreath:

Thick Cut-Outs Recipe

"A big batch of big thick sugar cookies. These are THE big soft sugar cookies you have been looking for. Frost them while warm and sprinkle with colored sugar." - 

Original recipe


  1. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into the sugar mixture. Cover dough and chill for at least one hour.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. On a floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/2 inch thick and cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters. Place 2 inches apart on to the prepared baking sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. To make frosting, mix together the confectioners' sugar, oil and 1 teaspoon vanilla until smooth. gradually add enough hot water to achieve a spreadable consistency.

Happy Birthday Baby Jesus by Alabama

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