Rustic Woodland Christmas Tablescape

This Christmas tablescape inspired by some silver deer napkin rings is a perfect blend of rustic and elegant decorating for your holiday table.

Deer Inspired Placesetting

Designing a tablescape for the holidays is one of the best ways to really find freedom in your decorating.  There is no right or wrong way to do it.  No rules to follow.  Your table can be elaborate or kept very simple, colorful or neutral, trendy or classic.  And at the end of the evening, it can all be undone allowing you to design again.

That surface that your family will be gathering around to share a meal is your chance to experiment with different styles, colors, and decor while ultimately creating a space where everyone is comfortable and welcome.

Christmas Greens Printable Recipe Card

These pretty printable Christmas recipe cards will help you to organize all of the recipes you want to try for the upcoming holiday season and could even be used as an inexpensive gift idea for those on list.

Free Printable Holiday Recipe Cards

Do you find yourself returning to the same holiday recipes year after year or do you like to experiment and try new ones?  While Christmas dinner is pretty much set in stone, I do find that I like to do a mix of new and old when it comes to holiday baking.  As much as I love my grandma's old family recipe for Sour Cream Cookies, I'm also loving the Rapsberry Gingersnaps that I decided to try this year.  And Christmas morning breakfast is always a chance to try out something a little different than the previous years.

Raspberry Jam Gingersnaps and Other Christmas Cookie Recipes

These soft gingersnap cookies with a layer of raspberry jam sandwiched between will be a favorite served on your Christmas cookie tray.

Raspberry Gingersnap Sandwich Cookies

As much as I find myself turning to the same recipes year after year at Christmas time, I also enjoy finding a few new ones to try as well.  The holidays are a perfect time for experimenting with new flavor combinations and different ingredients as you are bound to have many friends and family visiting that will be more than willing to try what you've made.

If you've already begun thinking about what cookies you might make this holiday season, look no further for inspiration than today's post because there are over twenty delicious options for everyone's different taste buds included.

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