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Rosie's Pumpkin Bread

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By Lynn Pierce
I got this recipe from my good friend Rosie over 40 years ago. I ...
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Photo By: Hungry Happenings

Almond M & M Christmas Lights

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By Family Favorites
My mother is in an assisted living facility and I am always looking for fun, ...
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Caramel Cracked Corn

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By Penny Day
A P.T.O. Mom made this recipe for the teacher's many years ago and it became ...
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This batch had dried cranberries and raisins.  You can put any sweet dried fruit in this recipe. I also used walnuts.

Mama's Granola

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By Betsy Wolfe
I've tweaked this old church recipe over the years. Hearty and can be used ...
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Orange Cream Candied Pecans

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By C C
Orange Cream with a hint of spice to make it special. Came up with this recipe ...
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Gold Fish Piping Bag 'carrots'

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By Kimi Gaines
Easy and fun snack to put in your kids Easter basket. Or send them ...
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Hot Cocoa Mug Mix.. & A Candy Spoon

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By Nancy J. Patrykus
I know it is not the Holidays .. But these little gifts can be given any ...
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Personalized Wreath For All Seasons

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By Kimi Gaines
My niece made this for me for Christmas. I am going to pull the ...
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Redneck Tea Jar

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By Kimi Gaines
My Nephew made this for me for Christmas...and I just want to share it with ...
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Cherry Cheesecake in a Jar

Cheesecake In A Jar

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By Angela Nair
I pinched this recipe from Jamie Oliver! It appeared on one of my online magazines. ...
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Items needed

Easy Peasy "spice Pine Cones"

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By Dana Hayden, M.Ed.
We are going over the river and through the woods to see family today. Needed ...
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Bean Soup In a Jar
From: The Comfort of Cooking
by Georgia

Hearty Bean Soup Mix

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By Susan Cutler
I love this type of thing on my pantry shelf. I can have it anytime. ...
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Melting Snowmen Oreo Cookie Balls

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By Kimi Gaines
Haven't made these yet, but wanted to share the recipe with adorable!!
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Use Regular Raw Peanuts or Raw Spanish Peanuts (smaller than regular)

Papa's Peanut Patties

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By JoSele Swopes
This is another magic recipe of my father-in-laws we all make it every holiday. ...
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Very well received as festive, flavourful gifts! (ingredients adjusted for preferences)

Curried Coconut Lentil Soup In A Jar For Gifts

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By Marsha Gardner
One of my favorite things to give as a gift is a recipe in a ...
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This one didn't make it all the way to my mom's house but it started off as the prettiest one!

Cake Pop Flower Bouquet

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By Ashley Burnam
I made this for my mom on her birthday this year. It came to me ...
(2 ratings)
Summer Suet Being Attacked

Summer Suet

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By JoSele Swopes
Summer Suet is pretty much like the Winter though it is more nuts and berries, ...
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Hairy Woodpecker eating Bark Butter

Bark Butter For Feeding Birds

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By JoSele Swopes
We use this in the fall and push it in to the bark of the ...
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It should have the consistency of really grainy frosting.

Gardener's Hand Scrub

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By Teresa Jacobson
Made a few of these to give as gifts to some of the lovely ladies ...
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Made a delicious batch of Carrot Cake cupcakes using the batter. I pipped the cream cheese frosting on top with a large star tip from Wilton. These cupcakes were gone in less than 15 minutes!!

My Favorite Carrot Cake

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By Lorayne D'Antonio
This is my friends and families most FAVORITE Carrot Cake! You can even make it ...
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From L to R: Double Chocolate Zucchini, Lemon Poppyseed, Cranberry Orange, and Eggnog breads.

Lemon Poppyseed Bread/muffins

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By Teresa Jacobson
This is my sweet niece Alyssa's favorite! She would tell you I don't bake this ...
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Big mouse in my kitchen, you can see the damage she er..... it did.

Easiest Baked Toffee

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By Pam Ellingson
Had some of this at my sister's house on Thanksgiving. Yummy stuff and so easy.
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Christmas Cookies In A Jar Gift

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By Kelly Williams
These "gifts in a jar" recipes are always well received! So easy to finish with ...
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Blackberry Infused Vodka

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By Ashley Ramsey
My local grocery store was having a sale on blackberries, blueberries and raspberries. I could ...
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