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Christmas Painted Pretzels

Christmas Painted Pretzels

painted-pretzels

Christmas Painted Pretzels are a fun and easy snack (or homemade gift!) for the holiday season! My little girl and I made these to bring in for her class Christmas Party this week, and the kids loved them! It’s the perfect balance between salty and sweet. Your kids will love to help because they get to “paint” chocolate onto the pretzel, fun right!? It’s a simple process, and you can change them for each holiday simply by changing the sprinkles! Continue reading

Christmas Drink Recipe: Grinch Punch

Christmas Drink Recipe: Grinch Punch

Grinch Punch

Christmas is almost here ya’ll! This year we are throwing a Christmas party for our family and friends and I wanted to make a fun drink to serve at the party. I asked my daughter what we should serve and she said she wanted something “green because that is the best Christmas color” Ha! So I thought what would be more fun than a Grinch Punch!? How the Grinch Stole Christmas is my daughters favorite Christmas movie so we had fun making this easy Christmas Drink Recipe that I’m sure our friends and family will love. Would you like to see how easy it is to make? Continue reading

Easy Reindeer Cupcakes Recipe

Disclaimer: “This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of AMP AGENCY. The opinions and text are mine alone.”

If you’re like me, Cyber Monday and free shipping help me keep my sanity during the holiday hustle at retail shops. The thought of battling the masses is mind numbing, especially when you can stay at home, have items shipped to your door and still save money! Saving and sanity, sounds too good to be true, right? Well, I recently learned that if I’d have kept that humbug attitude, I would’ve missed out some great savings and some free relaxation! Turns out my trip to Walmart was worth it in more ways than one!

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First things first, when I shop at a retail store I’m efficient and frugal. To me, buying in bulk saves me from unneeded trips to the store and helps keep a little holiday jingle in my pocket. Not to mention, preparing for the influx of family makes buying in bulk a necessity! So, I ventured out to tackle my shopping needs when what to my wondering eyes should appear but an awesome opportunity to save money, buy in bulk and be rewarded with some free, relaxing entertainment!

I got my A&W®, 7UP®, Canada Dry®, Sunkist®, Sun Drop®, RC Cola®, Squirt® at my local Walmart for only $1.00! Buying in bulk and saving money, yep, can check that off the list! But wait, there’s more! By buying in bulk and purchasing at least (10) 2- liters or (5) 0.5L 6packs, I received a $5 movie credit at VUDU. This VUDU offer was so simple, just take a picture of your receipt with the qualifying purchases, create an account at VUDU by going here and submit the photo for a $5 credit! Easy peasy!

Rootbeer cupcakes

Then again, it wouldn’t be the season if there wasn’t some Grinchy intervention. It seems inevitable that my shopping list always excludes the one pertinent ingredient for my favorite cupcakes. This is the way to save the day. Did you know the A&W® Root Beer can save the day and create a fantastic treat for you and yours this holiday season? All that you need to do is pour your cake mix in a bowl and pour in the 1 1/2 cups of A&W® Root Beer. I suggest combining the ingredients until well blended. Then add them into a lined cupcake tin and bake according to the directions of your cake mix package.

1 1/2 cup of A&W root beer
1 box of your favorite cake mix

Easy Reindeer Cupcakes Recipe

Easy Reindeer Cupcakes Recipe

Easy Reindeer Cupcakes Recipe

If you want to make your cupcakes a little more festive you will need:

Chocolate Icing
Circular Wafers
Red Can Pieces
Pretzels
Eye candy or white icing and black icing

Easy Reindeer Cupcakes Recipe

Here’s how to make this Easy Reindeer Cupcakes Recipe

1) Ice your cupcakes
2) Apply the circular wafer near the bottom of the cupcake
3) Use a dab of icing to secure the red candy to the circular wafer (As a nose)
4) Place the pretzels on the iced cupcake at the top one on each side
5) Finalize the cupcake with the eyes

Voila! Festive cupcake for a great treat!

Easy Reindeer Cupcakes Recipe

This holiday season leave the gray hair and the hustle to the jolly old elf himself. Head to your local Walmart and stock up on A&W®, 7UP®, Canada Dry®, Sunkist®, SUN DROP® , RC Cola® and Squirt®, make some creative treats and cherish the spirit of the season by bundling up by the fireplace with those you hold dear for a relaxing movie! Merry Christmas to all!

Easy reindeer cupcakes recipe for Christmas

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of AMP Agency. The opinions and text are all mine.

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes Recipe

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes Recipe

Hot chocolate peppermint  cupcakes

We are under 10 days until Christmas ya’ll! This week my goal is to plan my Christmas menu and prep my shopping list. Every year I let my daughter pick one items she wants me to make for Christmas day and this year we searched through pintererst together and she decided she just had to have some Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes because who doesn’t love cupcakes? Exactly. This recipe is full of great holiday flavors and admit it, they are super adorable looking right!? Continue reading

December 12, 2018

Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookie Pops Recipe

Holiday Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookie Pops Recipe

Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookie Pops

It’s holiday season and one of my most favorite thing during this time of the year are the sweet treats. I make sure that during this season we never run out of yummy treats that we can give to kids coming over to the house or for presents for friends. This holiday chocolate covered Oreo cookie pops recipe is one of my favorite. It’s so delicious, very easy to make and so pretty too.

Here’s how to make this Holiday Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookie Pops RecipeContinue reading

Cranberry Lemon Squares

Cranberry Lemon Squares

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One of my favorite things to bake with during the winter is Cranberries! They are  readily available, and oh-so-yummy! Today I am going to share one of my families favorite recipes, Cranberry Lemon Squares!  This recipe is just the right amount of sweet and tart, and relatively easy to make! I love to make this for my family, and they also keep well so they make great gifts!Continue reading

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