Showing posts from September 26, 2011

A Debbie Macomber Christmas

Debbie Macomber's Christmas Cookbook Hardcover, 240 pages Published September 20th 2011 by Harlequin ISBN037389239X 

I love this Christmas Cookbook. I feel it is more than just a cookbook as Debbie Macomber shares ideas for crafts and gifts. She also shares stories of her own family Christmases and the traditions they have. It is a very warm and inviting book.  There are beautiful photographs spread throughout. The recipes are easy and fun to make.  I make monkey bread all the time and had never thought of adding a glaze topping. We loved this simple addition. The Mini Pain au Chocolat is so easy a preteen was able to make it on her own. The Bacon and Egg Breakfast Pizza was another huge hit. Are you hungry yet?  These are just a few samples from the first chapter alone.  Debbie also shares decorating ideas and I loved her 10 Ideas for 10-minute Decor. None of them were expensive and a few were so simple a child could do them, (I'm all for including the kids as much as possible). …