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My Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipe

19 Dec

It’s that time of year for holiday baking!  Every year I am asked by friends and family to make my white chocolate cranberry cookies. I originally got this recipe from Kraft, but I modified it a bit.  I thought I would share my recipe if you’re looking for something new to try.  The nice thing about these cookies is that they freeze well, so you can always make a batch and freeze them until you are ready to gift them or serve them.  Enjoy!

Jennifer’s White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

    • Heat oven to 350°F. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Add flour; mix well. Stir in chocolate and cranberries.
    • Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
    • Drop rounded tablespoons of dough, 2 inches apart, onto baking sheets; flatten slightly.
    • Bake 10 to 14 min. or until lightly browned. Cool 5 min. on baking sheets. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

xo,

Jennifer

Photo credit:  Kraft.com

New 2015 Holiday Cards by Studio Designs

27 Oct

This year flew by so fast, didn’t it?  Before we knew it, it was summer and now we are just days away from Halloween.  And of course, that’s the official start of the holiday season, it’s a well known fact!  So start your engines, the gifts, the cocktail events, company dinners, family parties, Thanksgiving feasts, Hanukkah treats and Christmas day followed by New Year’s Eve.  Then we welcome in 2016.  But before all of that, it’s a perfect time to think about and order your holiday cards.

We’ve been very busy creating unique and special personalized Christmas cards and are ready to reveal some of very favorites.  This is the season when we create special memories with family and friends.  It’s the season for connecting with those close to you and reconnecting with others.  And in the time honored tradition of mailing holiday cards, we want you to be prepared with some wonderful fresh designs.  So, drum roll please… our new 2015 collection of great designs, created in our very own studio, are ready for you to view.

Studio Designs new for 2015

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We have created a unique line of holiday cards which features fabulous quality and classic and fashionable imagery.  Our Studio Designs are colorful, bright and happy and will make a great presentation for your special cards.  There are many many designs to choose from and it will be joy when those on your mailing list opens their mailboxes and see your gorgeous cards.

Die Cuts

Our vibrant colors, classic designs and wonderful shapes are reason to celebrate.  There is something for everyone.  And, while it’s not like us to boast, we are very proud that we do not charge any additional fees for any of the great great die cut shapes we provide.  This includes our medallion shapes, rounded corners, scalloped edges or classic rectangles.  Whichever stock cut you prefer will be done with no extra fees, which is very unique.  So take advantage of this fabulous offer and check out a few of our favorite die cuts designs: oct-holidayCards-002

Foil-Stamped

Our Christmas Foil Stamped Cards provide some shimmer and fun and unique accents with the perfect amount of shine.  You can combine these new and fun looks with traditional holiday designs and your own special wording.   So, it’s a great time to celebrate the season with foil-pressed Christmas photo cards for a fresh new and in-style look.  To help you identify the foil accented items, we have added a gold foil ribbon under the images of all of our holiday cards which provide foil options in many great colors such as gold, silver, red, green and blue.

Christmas Card Sale

oct-holidayCards-004And who doesn’t like a smart deal?  We have carefully provided some great values for our customers so look at our smart shopper Christmas Card Sale as it’s a great time to take advantage of some savings and still great some wonderful designs on great quality which you will be proud to send out.

So make this Christmas season really special this year.  This is the time to start getting your holiday mailing list together, revise any addresses that need updating, and pick your favorite holiday card.  Then, snap that special photo or look for some great pictures you took earlier in the year, perhaps from a family trip, a birthday party, from summer at the beach or from the fun hayride, apple picking or visiting pumpkin patch that you may be doing this week.  And to help you make sure your order is just right,  you will see how it all comes together when you are on our website with our exclusive virtual proofing.

Relax, we have make this all very easy.  Check out some wonderful designs to make this holiday season and make it truly memorable… dare I say, even picture perfect!

Best wishes,

Renee

What your Christmas tree wants this year

20 Oct

We just added some beautiful new personalized Christmas ornaments that will make wonderful presents for anyone on your list!  These personalized ornaments are a great way to commemorate a big event like a wedding, birth or first day of school.  They’re also a great gift idea for teachers, best friends and grandparents.  Every year when’s it time to decorate the tree, they will remember the thoughtful present you gave them!  These are a few of my favorite from our collection.

 

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Enjoy exploring the entire collection!

xoxo

Jennifer