How Long Can I Keep Holiday Leftovers?

Holiday Leftovers Storage Times

Holiday leftovers provide a welcome break from cooking, but how long do you have to eat everything? Print a copy of my holiday leftovers chart, and use it as your guide. Then, add it to your recipe book, so you can refer to it again, the next time a holiday takes over your fridge.

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Christmas Under $100

I’ve been itching to show you guys what I gave everyone for Christmas this year, but I didn’t want to blow any surprises. Now, that all the presents have been opened, it’s finally safe to share.

I always strive to do Christmas for $100. That includes both gifts and stocking stuffers. Here’s how I did this year:

Christmas Under $100

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Dollar Tree: Boy Stocking Stuffers

A buck will buy some pretty cool boy stocking stuffers. Check out these toys that I found at Dollar Tree recently. Your local store should have most (or all) of these items, but if not, you can order them on DollarTree.comDollar Tree: Boy Stocking Stuffers, and have them shipped to the store for free. You usually have to buy items by the case when you order through their site, but there are some exceptions on this list.

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Printable Holiday Gift Tags

Printable Holiday Gift Tags

Dress up gifts with these free, printable gift tags. Just print them on copy paper, card stock or full-sheet label pages, and you’re all set.

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Too Many Candy Canes?

Too Many Candy Canes?

After attending a Christmas parade and a few other free holiday events, we had begun to amass quite the collection of candy canes and peppermints. Last night, I decided to remedy the situation as I always do: by crushing them up and storing them in jars.

Candy Canes

Now, we have plenty of tasty peppermint bits to use in hot chocolate, cookies, peppermint bark or my personal favorite …

Crushed Candy Canes

homemade peppermint ice cream. I made a batch earlier this week, and I still have a bit in the freezer. Yum!