Celebrating Chanukah

Today we’re going to take a look at Chanukah (or Hanukkah) inspired crafts and recipes.

Crafts:

Menorah greeting card

Dreidel card and game

Embossed stars greeting card

Laced Star of David card

Stars and stripes card

Layered star card

Place cards

Hanukkah place mat

Charm napkin rings

Gelt napkins

Paper dreidel garland

Dreidel gift box

Scrapbook pages

Copper and concrete menorah

Star ornament wreath

Recipes:

Sides:

Dried fruit compote

Classic challah

Harvest apple challah

Honey challah with flax

Roast vegetable tsimmes with apricots

Potato-kasha knishes

Cauliflower curry latkes

Beet latkes

Oven fried latkes

Dinner:

Salmon with matzo crust

Salmon wellington

Beef brisket with dried fruit

Braised brisket with root vegetables

Sweet and sour short ribs

Short ribs with root vegetables

Roast chicken with wild rice dressing

Roast chicken with apricot stuffing

Dessert:

Sufganiyot

Puff pastry tart stars

Babka

Lemon coconut macaroons

Jelly donut holes

Fresh pear-pistachio cake

Chocolate marshmallow dreidels

Apple fritter rings

What are your favorite Hanukkah recipes?

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Pinecone Picks

As we finish up the autumn season and holidays and head into the December and winter ones I thought we’d finish the season up with some pinecone crafts.

Wreaths and Garlands:

Christmas chandelier wreath with pinecones

Painted pinecone flower wreath

Rustic Christmas wreath with pinecones

Pinecone wreath

Pinecone tabletop wreath

Snowy pinecone wreath

Star wreath with pinecones and baubles

Pinecone and cranberry garland

Pinecone and pom-pom garland

Treats:

Pinecone cakes

Pinecone Friends:

Pinecone penguin

Pinecone elves

Pinecone mouse

Pinecone cardinal

Pinecone turkey

Pinecone people

Pinecone gnomes

Pinecone fox

Upgraded Pinecones:

Gilded pinecones

Scented pinecones

Felt pinecones

Ombre pinecones

Pinecone firestarters

Bleached pinecones

Cinnamon scented pinecones

Other Fun Crafts and Decorations:

Pinecone bird feeder

Pinecone village

Pinecone stocking

Lighted pinecone arrangement

Pinecone ornament

Pinecone place card

Pinecone hurricane vase

Pinecone napkin holder

Glittered pinecone gift topper

Pinecone tie backs

Pinecone table runner

Pinecone topiary

Pinecone holiday bag

What are your favorite ways to decorate with pinecones?

Give a Little Thanks

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, today I’m sharing ways you can share thanks with others.

Cards:

Watercolor thank you cards

Hawaiian thank you cards

Apple thank you cards

Panda thank you cards

Chevron thank you card

Fresh bloom thank you card

Colorful flags thank you card

Cheery flowers and ribbons thank you card

Glitter chevron thank you card

Thank you butterfly card

Autumn colors thank you card

Dots thank you card

Decorations and more:

Thanksgiving place mats

Thankful heart wreath

Thanks fabric-in-frame banner

Give thanks palette sign

Give thanks wood hanging tags

Give thanks turkey canvas

Thankful fall pick wreath

Thankful plaque with pumpkin

Framed Thanksgiving frame with autumn leaves

Harvest wood Thankful sign

Boxes and bags:

Give thanks fall crate

Thanks box

Colorful thank you box

Thank you bag

How do you celebrate your thanks?