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My Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipe

19 Dec

It’s that time of year for holiday baking!  Every year I am asked by friends and family to make my white chocolate cranberry cookies. I originally got this recipe from Kraft, but I modified it a bit.  I thought I would share my recipe if you’re looking for something new to try.  The nice thing about these cookies is that they freeze well, so you can always make a batch and freeze them until you are ready to gift them or serve them.  Enjoy!

Jennifer’s White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

    • Heat oven to 350°F. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Add flour; mix well. Stir in chocolate and cranberries.
    • Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
    • Drop rounded tablespoons of dough, 2 inches apart, onto baking sheets; flatten slightly.
    • Bake 10 to 14 min. or until lightly browned. Cool 5 min. on baking sheets. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

xo,

Jennifer

Photo credit:  Kraft.com

Our Thanksgiving Guide is Here

21 Oct

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Thanksgiving is a time to reconnect with family and friends and what better way to make it special than with something personalized?

Whether you’re hosting or you’re a guest, we’ve put together our Top Picks for Thanksgiving this year.

Setting the Table

Autumn Floral Spray Placemats

Our personalized Autumn Floral Spray Placemats make a statement at your Thanksgiving table.  A beautiful watercolor design with your personalization will make everyone feel welcome.

Eat Drink Be Thankful Plastic Plates

Make serving and cleanup easy with our personalized Eat Drink Be Thankful plastic plates.  These also work well for dessert (because we’ll probably be having a slice of pumpkin and apple pie!).

 

Let's Talk Turkey Napkins

Our Let’s Talk Turkey Napkins are a fun addition to not only your table, but great for appetizers and dessert as well.


Making a Toast

Chaumont 15.25 oz Wine Stemless Glassware Set of 4

Make a toast to family and friends with our stunning Chaumont Stemless Wine Glasses.  These beautiful wine glasses also come in a gift box for easy storage after the holidays.

 

In A Fowl Mood Napkins

Serve all your cocktails and appetizers with a sense of humor with our personalized In A Fowl Mood napkins.


Who’s Hungry?

Block Monogram 21-inch Dip & Serve Board

While the turkey is in the oven (or grill!), serve appetizers with our Block Monogram 21-Inch Dip & Serve Wood Board.  This versatile wood board is perfect for all sorts of appetizers and can be used for any event.

 

Black Walnut 24-inch Serving Board

For an impressive charcuterie board, our personalized Black Walnut 24-inch Serving Board is it.  Serve your favorites cheeses, crackers, fruits and more on this beautiful board.


Hostess Gift

Design Your Own Thanksgiving Square Coasters

If you’re looking for the perfect hostess gift, our Design Your Own Thanksgiving Square Coasters are it!  Both fun and useful, they make a memorable gift.

Perfect Stack of Monogrammed Notepads

Our popular Perfect Stack of Monogrammed Notepads makes a wonderful hostess gift.  Our customers rave about these!

“This is a reorder……I have ordered these in the past and I’m running low. Very classy looking and convenient.” – Carol H.

“Gave this to my daughter as a gift- she loved the memo pads- had to have for me!” – Andrea B.

 

I hope our 2022 Thanksgiving Guide helps bring inspiration to your gathering this year!

XO,

Jennifer

Get Productive with Personalized Planners

14 Oct

Leather Journals & PlannersOur phones have become a place where we have our contacts, appointments and so much more.  But there’s something about having a paper planner that makes it easier to look at a day, week and month to see your schedule.  There has been a resurgence in paper planners since the pandemic as it brings a sense of control and order. It’s nice to be able to save planners to be able to look back over the years, as electronic calendars disappear.

According to Psychology Today, writing your schedule versus using a phone has benefits:

Four Ways Handwritten Notes on Paper Top Digital Note-Taking

  1. Jotting things down on paper is faster.
  2. Handwritten notes tend to be more accurate and have personalized flairs.
  3. Handwriting in a notebook triggers more robust brain activity.
  4. Writing by hand is associated with stronger neural encoding and memory retrieval.

Now is the perfect time to order your personalized planner for 2023 to be ready for the new year.  Leather planners also make great gifts for students and friends.  Here are a few of our favorite leather planners!


This beautiful monthly leather planner is personalized with an embossed name and has a ribbon bookmark.   It comes in a choice of colors and personalization colors.


For those who prefer a smaller, more portable planner our 2023 Weekly Pocket Leather Planner makes an ideal gift.  This planner also features choice of color and personalization.  
2023 Weekly Leather Pocket Planner


For those who prefer a larger size planner, our Large Weekly Leather Planner is a great choice.

2023 Large Weekly Leather Planner

Happy planning!

XO,

Jennifer