Christmas Cookies – Sweet Creations

Christmas Cookies by A Helicopter Mom

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season brings so many wonderful traditions and customs that make our home a warmer and happier place. We start a month before Christmas and love taking our time getting everything ready. Really enjoying the decorating, the music and the baking. Enjoying the entire month of preparation… read more »

30 Gorgeous DIY Ornaments

30 Gorgeous DIY Ornaments #Christmas #Ornaments #crafts #DIY

  1. DIY Snowy Tree Ornament – Practically Functional 2. Washi Tape Owl Ornaments – Country Chic Cottage 3. DIY Felt Rudolph Ornament – Country Chic Cottage 4. Cinnamon Salt Dough Ornaments – My Favorite Finds 5. Fingerprint Snowman Snowglobe – The Nerd’s Wife 6. DIY Faux Mercury Ornament – The Netz Family 7. Handmade… read more »

20 Best Mason Jar Gifts – Christmas Gift Ideas

20 Best Mason Jar Gifts Christmas Gifts

  If you’re still trying to decide what to give friends and neighbors this Holiday season, look no further! These mason jar gifts are sure to delight everyone on your Christmas gift list. Whether it’s a cookie mix, popcorn treat or other holiday goodie, these gorgeous mason jar gifts will be a huge hit with… read more »

Snowflake Cookies – Christmas Cookies Recipe

Snowflake Cookies #Christmas #Cookies #Recipe #Tips

. Snowflake Christmas Cookies . No Fail Sugar Cookies   This recipe is perfect for cookie cutters. The dough doesn’t spread during baking, so you get nice cookie shapes.  Ingredients •  6 cups flour •  3 tsp. baking powder •  2 cups unsalted butter •  2 cups sugar (white granulated) •  2 eggs •  2… read more »

Busch Gardens Christmas Town

Busch Gardens Christmas Town Carolers

We went to Busch Gardens Christmas Town for the first time last week. I wasn’t sure what to expect. I thought it would be like Busch Gardens was on our last trip, but with a section of Christmas decorations and lights. I was so wrong. The entire park is decorated from the bridge at the entrance… read more »

21 Best DIY Ornaments

21 Best DIY Ornaments

There’s just something so sweet about a handmade decoration at the holidays. Now you can make these 21 best DIY ornaments for the family Christmas tree. From easy crafts you can do with the kids to gorgeous DIY’s for crafters, these ornaments are all specially chosen for you! . .   21 Best DIY Ornaments… read more »

My Favorite Things Holiday Giveaway

My Favorite Things A Helicopter Mom

. Welcome to the Our Favorite Things Giveaway! I’ve joined 18 other bloggers to bring you this awesome giveaway. We’ve each put together our own prize package full of our favorite things and we want to share them with you! You can see all of the amazing prizes in the next collage image. Each blog… read more »

Super Easy Chocolate Mousse Pie

Super Easy Chocolate Mousse Pie

Super Easy Chocolate Mousse Pie .  . Ingredients . 1 pkg.  (3.9 oz.) JELL-O Chocolate Instant Pudding 1-1/2 cups  cold milk 1 Graham Cracker extra serving crust 1 container thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping toppings . Preparation . 1.   Beat pudding mix and milk with whisk or blender on medium speed for 2 minutes . 2.   Spoon 1/2 of… read more »

Holiday Lights at the Old Mill House

Old Mill House Christmas Holiday Lights

Here are some photos I took last week when we visited my parents’ house in North Carolina. The Old Mill House is always pretty, but the Holiday lights are just magical.                   Happy Holidays and Happy New Year, everyone!    

Five Christmas Fun FREE Apps

Love free apps? Here are five fun Christmas Apps of 2012 – all free! Hungry Santa Fatten up Santa before Christmas. Tilt the device to move Santa’s mouth under falling treats, but watch out for the healthy broccoli. Santa gets fatter and fatter as he chomps on all the goodies. Give him some fatty bonuses… read more »