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If you do want to make your own crust, be sure you have the right equipment. A pastry crust maker is a slotted handheld tool that you use to mix up the ingredients until it’s the right consistency. You also need a rolling pin to roll out the dough.
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To decide on how much you can spend, you may want to set an overall budget for gifts so you can stick to this number. If you are obligated to buy gifts for coworkers, typically a nominal amount is acceptable and may even be mandated by your office; most will set a limit of $25, and even $10 may be in order. Note... Read all »
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The first thing you need to make your pisco punch is gum syrup. This is an old-fashioned bar essential that combines sugar syrup blended with gum Arabic, the crystal sap of the acacia tree, which smoothes it out and adds body. You can make your own by slowly stirring 1 pound gum Arabic into a pint of distilled water... Read all »
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The movie’s central character is aging rock star Billie Mack, played by Bill Nighy, who is coming to terms with his faltering career after recording a Christmas single that he hopes will become number one. The movie then follows the lives of Juliet and Peter, a newly married couple, and Juliet’s discovery that... Read all »
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In the movie, a baby crawls into Santa’s sleigh one year as he’s delivering presents, and unaware of this, Santa accidentally brings him back to the North Pole where he is named Buddy and raised by Papa Elf. As Buddy gets older, his distinct lack of toy making skills and his excessive height make it obvious that... Read all »
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However, to get your children to understand the true meaning of Christmas, you may want to consider celebrating Advent with other families and within your church. This is a time when Christians anticipate the nativity of Christ, and while it’s not the most popular celebration today, there are many churches that... Read all »
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The film begins with young Kevin’s large family being visited by his father’s brother and some very obnoxious cousins, right before everyone is preparing to depart for Paris for the holiday. Upset at their teasing and intrusions, Kevin wishes his family would disappear, and the next morning, as they’re running... Read all »
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To make your Southern Comfort punch, use a large punchbowl. If you don’t have one, consider investing in a good punchbowl for the holidays as they can be the centerpiece of your buffet table. They are also easier to work with than trying to make up your punch in a mixing bowl and hand out individual servings.
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With all this decorating, how much is too much? When do you know your house is ready for the holidays and when are you going overboard on all the Christmas elements you’re putting out? This is good for anyone to consider because many families are on tight budgets today and you don’t want to start charging items... Read all »
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It can also be the centerpiece of a smaller party; you can serve punch and a few finger sandwiches or desserts for a casual holiday party with friends.
To make a citrus punch you don’t need many ingredients and you can mix and match these ingredients according to taste. Some will even add ice cream to their punch... Read all »
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To decide between a live tree or an artificial one, first consider if you have pets in the home. Cats may chew on tree branches and dogs may actually relieve themselves on a live tree, so if you have a hard time keeping your pets in check, you may want to opt for an artificial tree. Many today are made to look very... Read all »
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For those who are in a real rush, you can make a quick pie using premade pie crusts and canned filling. This may not taste the same as a pie made from scratch, but it can be better than having no dessert at all! For those who really want to create a pie by hand, use the following recipe.
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