Christmas Family Fun! 24


Ok, so here is a little update on what has been going on around my house! πŸ™‚

Lots of card making with my BFF πŸ™‚Β  Lots of cookie making with the kids! πŸ™‚Β  Lots of Christmas Family Activities! πŸ™‚Β  Hot Chocolate and Elf on DVD! πŸ™‚

I have a BIG Announcement for you all that I can NOT wait to share – but it has to wait just a tiny bit longer! πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜‰

Here is a Recipe for my favorite Christmas Cookies that I said I would share:

Peppermint Cookie Delights

  • 1 Cup of Butter (softened)
  • 1/4 Cup of Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup of Crushed Peppermint Hard Candies (Candy Canes)
  • 1 Tbsp of Vanilla
  • 2 Cups of Flour
  • 1/4 Cup of Corn Starch

Topping of Cookies

  • 1 Cup of 10x Sugar
  • 1-2 Tbsp of Milk
  • 1 tsp of Vanilla
  • 1/8 Cup of Crushed Candy Canes

Mix butter, sugar, vanilla, and candy together.Β  Slowly stir in flour and cornstarch.Β  Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.Β  Spoon out cookie dough onto paper and flatten with wet spoon or glass (touch dough as little as possible).Β  Bake your cookies at 300 degrees F for 20 minutes.Β  Cool for 5 minutes and then drizzle with sugar/milk/vanilla mixture and sprinkle with crushed candies on top! YUMMY!Β  (Makes about 2.5 dozen cookies)

Now you can view some of the fun we had so far this year!

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24 thoughts on “Christmas Family Fun!

  • Lori

    What cuties, and that batter…ohhhhhh looks good! Did I tell you I just love eating batter? I know it sounds crazy but I so love it!!
    Your movie camera is awesome – night pics were spectacular! What kind of camera do you have? I want one!

  • Joyce

    I didn’t know you lived in Pa. I moved from Waynesboro, Pa. to Fl. Loved watching the kids and you having so much fun. Brought back some happy memories. Enjoy the holidays with them. They grow up fast.

  • Lisa

    Oh Tina I am sorry you had such a hard day at work. I loved the video and look forward to your videos every week. They are the highlight of my day that day you post them. I hope everyone has a fabulous weekend and cant wait for the announcement!!!! Hey I was thinking baby also!! LOL

  • Megan Gravener

    Tina, I too am sorry you had a rough day! It’s the weekend to take a break and RELAX!!! πŸ™‚

    Lisa, that is too funny that you were thinking Baby too! That’s too much! πŸ™‚ But it’s GOOD news! πŸ™‚

    Thank you all so much for letting me share myself with you! It’s so fun for me to make videos and share them…Even when it’s just something silly to say hey – we’ll have a lot of fun next week with at least 2 but probably three videos and that SPECIAL Announcement! πŸ™‚

  • ShawnfromMn

    Megan – thank you for a little insight into your family life – your kids are adorable!!! Here is wishing you a very merry christmas and blessed new year. I look forward to hearing your announcement next week!!

  • Gloria Westerman

    Merry Megan………..and your children are so cute……. Love the Christmas lights that was a bonus for sure. I can’t wait for your big surprise because if anybody follows you we know it’s got to be good…..Merry Christmas and have fun with those kids….yea yea………….

  • Arlene

    Glad you had a chance to visit our fabulous county this week (I live in Lancaster Co.)! Our DD is taking her kids to Hershey’s Christmas Candylane today – another great place to visit this time of year!

  • Kathy T

    Hi Megan. Sounds like an exciting announcement. I cannot wait to hear about it…also, I emailed you on your other email site and wondered if you got it?

    Thanks for the cookie recipe…my granddaughters will love making them. Your kids are so cute. What a fun Mom you are…singing and baking with them…love it! Thanks for sharing, you make me smile! Merry Christmas everyone!

  • Jeanette

    How cute they all are and the puppy?? Too. Helping me to find some Christmas spirit. Loved the pics, thanks sooo much. I thought no. 3 was on the way too when I heard you had some good news to share!!! Lol x

  • Brenda

    Megan- Glad your devoting some of this time with your family and not just working on videos. I’ll check in next week for your special announcement !

  • Lori K

    You look like you entirely love the Christmas season.
    Oh boy do I ever have to try that recipe, today I am starting my baking but all week I plan to be doing it, have to have lots of treats when my family comes home…YAY
    Enjoyed the video.

  • maricella cruz

    i loved your video thanks for sharing your family with us. I can’t wait till you let us in your secert. I loved all the xmas lights i wish we had a place like that so i could take my children. Have a Happy Merry Xmas.

  • Jen McLaughlin

    Gotta love family time during the holidays! It’s all about making memories for your kids, right?!?!?! Ha, I thought you were havin a baby too. LOL Hmmm, now ya got me thinking. Thanks for the recipe, sounds yummy. Looks like the kids are having a blast. I so loved that age. Now I have teens…….enough said! LOL CYA next week. God bless!