Whether you love the excitement of the hustle and bustle of holiday activity, or you’re counting on quiet winter days at home, you’ll find just what you need to make this Christmas heartfelt and magical. Choose your holiday fare from more than 400 recipes for meals, desserts, snacks, drinks and more. Over 200 craft ideas that include patterns and clear step-by-step instructions will allow you to stitch, glue, arrange and paint to your heart’s content! Accompanied by over 400 see-and-do color photos, Country Friends® Kate, Holly & Mary Elizabeth will entertain you in whimsical illustrations throughout the book.
The first section of the book, “Home for the Holidays,” will help you prepare for Christmas with creative decorations, ideas for themed gatherings, homemade gifts and recipes for make-ahead meals. “Christmas Creations” will have you crafting gifts so nifty you may not want to give them away! In “Memories of the Season,” country friends from all over share their Christmas recipes and their special Christmas recollections. You’ll also find bright ideas for gifts that let you cook and craft. Our definitive “Christmas Cookbook” will boost your cooking creativity as you peruse easy-to-prepare yet perfectly mouthwatering dishes. And our bonus “Holiday Guide” in the back of the book offers tips and hints for planning parties, special meals and more.
|About the Author
||Gooseberry Patch started in 1984 literally over the backyard fence in Delaware, OH. Neighbors, Vickie and Jo Ann, shared a love of antiques, gardening, and country decorating, and decided to try their hands at the mail-order business. Over twenty-five years later, it has grown into the well-loved line of Gooseberry Patch calendars, organizers and community-style cookbooks.