Christmas time’s a comin’! Christmas time’s a comin’! Christmas time’s a comin’! And I know I’m goin’ home!
It’s almost here, that most blessed day filled with love, hope, and memories. I’ve gathered up a fun collection of Christmas Day recipes, decorating tips, and more from some of my friends on blogs around the web to share with you. I hope you enjoy them!
Be sure and visit as many of the blogs as you can and if you have time to leave them a comment, tell ’em Christy sent ya 😉
Greet your guests with the aromatic smells of the holidays the moment they walk in your door by having a pot of this freshly made potpourri simmering on your stovetop! This recipe is from my friend Paula and you can visit her and get the recipe by clicking here.
I’m not a decorator, but my friend, Chris is! She’s sharing two holiday decorating posts with us today. Visit her post on how to host a Girls Night In party by clicking here. You can also see her music themed Christmas table decorations for fun inspiration by clicking here.
Cris Goode is as sweet as they come and I know your family and friends will love sipping on this delicious hot citrus crock pot cider while they visit and open gifts! Click here to visit Cris and get this recipe.
You gotta have a little something to nibble on in while waiting for dinner time! Aunt Louise’s Cheese Ball has always been a family favorite. Click here for this recipe.
Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes are extra creamy and extra special for Christmas Day! Thanks to my friend Stacey for sharing his recipe. Click here to get it! While you’re there, give Stacey a Noogie for me.
My friend Myra always brings with her an air of relaxed grace and comfort. I think her sautéed green beans will do the same to our Christmas dinners. Click here to get Myra’s recipe.
What would a Southern table be without a buttery, crunchy topped veggie casserole? This Buttery Zucchini Casserole from Lark’s Country Heart fits the bill perfect. Lark always thinks of everything! Click here to get this recipe and spend some time with Lark.
Smothered Pork Chops with Cranberry Rice offer up flavors of the holidays in a whole new way! Make your taste buds sing! These are from my dear friend, Jyl. Click here for the recipe and to visit with Jyl.
Red Velvet Cake is a must in the deep south. This is our treasured recipe for it. Makes just as well baked in layers or a sheet pan but I often make cupcakes because they are my husband’s favorite. He said “It’s like your own little cake that you don’t have to share with anyone!”. He’s not as greedy as he sounds, honest 😉 Click here to get our family recipe.
This Sweet Potato Pie is a recipe from Sister Schubert herself and is shared by my friend, Tracey. I had the pleasure of having a piece of this pie and I have to tell you, it was sheer perfection. Click here to visit Tracey and get this recipe.
Old Fashioned Raisin Pie adds a vintage recipe to the table from bygone days. Mandy shares a simple version that will end up with lots of requests for the recipe. Click here to visit Mandy and get this recipe.
Since beginning my homeschooling adventure, Tricia of Hodge Podge Mom has become somewhat of a mentor of mine. This recipe for what she refers to as “Reindeer Food” looks like something I’d like to grab a handful of on my way by – and I may change my route to go by that bowl several times! Click here to visit Tricia and get this recipe.
If you’re looking for an easy Christmas breakfast, this moist and flavorful Cinnamon Pecan Coffee cake mixes up the night before and sits in the fridge until Christmas morning. Pop it in the oven and you’re done! My friend Jen, who is surprisingly crazy in many of the same ways I am, shares this recipe with us. Click here to visit with Jen and get this recipe.