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Warm Holiday Sangria Recipe 0

If you love sangria in the summer and hot beverages in the winter like I do, then you'll love this warm red wine sangria!  It's got sugar and spice and everything nice, perfect for a quiet night at home on a cold winter night or a festive holiday party hosting great company.   SERVINGS: 8-10 PREP TIME:  5 mins COOK TIME: 2-4 hours INGREDIENTS: 1 bottle of sweet Spanish red wine (preferred brand: Eppa Red Sangria) 1 cup orange juice 1 cup apple cider 1/3 cup agave nectar 1 teaspoon whole cloves 1 teaspoon whole allspice 2 cinnamon sticks DIRECTIONS: 1....

BambiniWare Christmas Home Tour 2017 0

Christmas is here and we're so excited to welcome you into our home ("Grant Central") once again! As always, my goal was to keep our decorations as child-friendly as possible (we actually tested this!), without compromising the beauty of the overall look and feel. As I mentioned in my Thanksgiving post, "porchscaping" is my new favorite thing, so our Christmas tour starts at the front door...    I sketched out the look I wanted beforehand and then I found almost everything I needed at my favorite go-to stores, loaded with lots of coupons and discounts in hand. Of course. I filled...

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies (Toddler chef-friendly) 0

Our (huge) family goes crazy over our white chocolate macadamia nut cookies every year, so we this year, we thought we'd make some for Santa and his crew too!   YIELD: 40-48 cookies PREP TIME:  15 minutes COOK TIME: 8-12 minutes INGREDIENTS: 2 1/4 c. flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1 c. butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 1 (12 oz.) pkg. white chocolate morsels 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts 1 teaspoon cinnamon DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees (sometimes I cap it at 350, depending on...

BambiniWare at Home for Christmas 1

Welcome to Christmas at our home, which we lovingly refer to as "Grant Central." I like to describe our Christmas style as warm and inviting, with a focus on family traditions. As you'll see, our decorations are one big glorious mix of old, new, handmade, borrowed and store-bought--all reflections of who we are, how we live and what we love.Come on in... This year, I really wanted make my own wreath, but it just didn't happen. Hubs and I settled instead on this one from Lowe's, which was the perfect look for our door. I bought...

DIY Holiday Sugar Scrubs Make the Sweetest Gifts 0

I love making Christmas gifts and I love body scrubs, so this year I decided to combine my loves by making DIY holiday sugar scrubs to give away as gifts. Sugar scrubs are super easy to make; and, unlike salt scrubs, sugar scrubs are safe to use your on your entire body, including your face. After much contemplation (seriously, this was hard!), I decided make peppermint, cranberry and gingerbread flavors for my scrubs and gift them as a set. Each takes just minutes to make with just a few ingredients (no more than 4!) available at any grocery...