Archive for the ‘thanksgiving’ Category

Ice-Cream Topped Hot Chocolate

Friday, November 20th, 2015

On freezing snowy days in college we’d meet our friends post classes for a favorite treat/chill session before hitting the books again.

boxwood clippings | hot chocolate with ice cream

Choose your favorite hot chocolate. Prepare as you normally would and top with your favorite ice-cream (big scoop please).

Oh those days of yonder when we didn’t give a hoot about calories.
The holidays are all about having a good time and treating yo’self, and we are big believers in this in the food department (no surprise there)!

We dare you…invite your girlfriends over one night soon for for this delicious combo and a good old fashioned catch up.

We promise, good times are to be had! xxx

Cookies in a Box Thanksgiving Gift

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

December is always so insanely busy!
With shopping, parties, and everything else we’re trying to get ahead and are giving our neighbors’ gifts the week of Thanksgiving in lieu of Christmas this year.

boxwood clippings | cookies in a box
Cookies wrapped in parchment, boxed and tied in string, accompanied with a gratitude note will do the job nicely.

We think this would work great for c0-workers and friends too.
A nice little gesture of thanks and getting ahead on Christmas….holler!

PS. Boxes are from HERE!

Bows & Pumpkins

Monday, October 19th, 2015

With all the warm weather we’ve been having, Halloween has caught us a little off guard this year.

We’re calling it good with a few pumpkins laying around the place tied with pretty bows.boxwood clippings | bows on pumpkins

boxwood clippings | bows on pumpkinsboxwood clippings | bows on pumpkinsAn elegant fall is different than how it usually feels around here and we are liking it for a change!

How have you decorated for Halloween this year?!

Roasted Pear Dessert

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Sometimes the best things in life are simple and amazing.

This dessert is one of them…

boxwood clippings | roasted pear

Slice pears, place on greased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with cinnamon and bake at 350 for 10 minutes until soft. Serve with fresh whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Simple enough for a mid-week dessert, delicious enough for a dinner party!

Happy autumn!

Painted Pine Cone Garland

Monday, September 21st, 2015

There is NOTHING we love more than a simple project that turns the ordinary into something special!

While scrounging through our fall decorating tubs we found lots of loose pine cones begging to become something!

boxwood clippings | pinecond garlandWe brushed on some white craft paint and tied them together with a piece of twine…

boxwood clippings | pinecond garland 2

A five minute garland to spruce your home for fall, a great one for the kiddies as well!

Have a fab Monday xxx