Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Making Merry 2018: Hosting Christmas at Home

I hope everyone had a very happy holiday season! Sean and I hosted my parents for Christmas Eve and Christmas, and we had the nicest little holiday just the four of us, even though we missed relatives who live further away. We made Italian Christmas Eve: Sean's mom's manicotti recipe with sauce, sausage, and meatballs. For Christmas, we made Cornish game hens, which are surprisingly easy to cook and look pretty when they're plated. My mom brought a ton of yummy Christmas cookies, so I made a blueberry pie—Sean's favorite. My favorite pie hack is to use cookie cutters to create a pretty top crust that looks beautiful but is actually so much easier to create than your typical lattice. My mom let me borrow her collection of holiday cookie cutters. I couldn't decide on one, so I used them all and made a menagerie of holiday favorites. The more the merrier! Happy holidays to from our family to yours!

9 comments:

  1. So much fun! Sometimes small celebrations are the best way to enjoy yourself
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  2. An intimate family christmas sounds just perfect. I love your cookie cutter pie top, those little birds are the cutest!
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  3. Great photos honey! really amazing :)
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  5. Everything looks incredible! :)

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  6. Stunning atmosphere :) Cool photos❤

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  7. so gorgeous nothing like spending Christmas with the most important people in our lives happy new year beautiful xoxo Cris
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  8. So beautiful post... Happy new year!
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