Friday, November 19, 2010

Day 5 - Mistletoe Make & Bake

Congratulations to Nana Jo, who is the winner of the two patterns in my give-away on Wednesday. Please contact us (gary@patricklose.net) with your mailing address so that we can ship the patterns to you!

The one holiday tradition that must happen at my house is to get the tree up and ready to decorate by Thanksgiving night. Sometimes it's even decorated by then, but not always.

A newer part of that tradition that I'm loving is having my granddaughters help with the trimming. To me, Christmas wouldn't be the same without little ones around. Lauryn is getting pretty good at hanging the ornaments but Lily still needs a little guidance. Anna, born just a couple of months ago, will just watch in wonder at all of the lights and the glittering colors of the more than 500 ornaments I've collected over the years.

I can't remember where I got this recipe but it's becoming a new tradition at my house, too. I hope you like it.


Raspberry Ribbons

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Happy Friday!




55 comments:

  1. Thanks for the recipe. I love anything raspberry!

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  2. Rasberry ribbons..... they sound FANTASTIC. Thanks for the new recipe. The stories about your grandaughters are heart warming.

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  3. These sound wonderful! I have alot of baking to do so I can try all these great recipes!

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  4. And yet another one of my favorite flavors, raspberry. I love raspberries!!

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  5. Another new recipe to me! I am going to have a marathon weekend!

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  6. Hi Patrick! Thank you for the Raspberry Ribbons recipe! sounds goood!
    This year everyone is flying in to the Pacific Northwest...it will be a blessing just to be together!

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  7. There is nothing like children at Christmas time! Thanks for sharing! Can't wait to try the cookies!

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  8. Grandbabies! Aren't they just the greatest gift from Heaven above!?! They make everyday new and exciting. The Raspberry Ribbons sound fun and yummy! I had to go put raspberry jam on the grocery list as hubby just ate the last of it on his PB&J yesterday. Thanks for sharing. Read you tomorrow on the last day of toeing. HUGS... and stitches

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  9. A cookie with raspberries and a glaze! How good is that? Thanks for sharing, Patrick.

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  10. Just want to say I love the patterns that you have included on your posts. And yes, the tree is probably the most important part of Christmas. Love to sit in the dark at night and enjoy the lights.

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  11. Christmas is always special when there are little ones around.
    Still waiting for grandkids, so maybe some day, we can fill the house again;)

    Debbie

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  12. Thanks for another great recipe!

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  13. Yummy recipe! Don't grandchildren make EVERYTHING extra-special! Thanks for the recipe!!

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  14. Great recipes Thank You again for the Hop

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  15. Time to go grocery shopping. Plan to try several of the great recipes. Have enjoyed checking in on the Hop each day. Lots of great ideas. thank you

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  16. Grandchildren put a new outlook when it comes to
    holidays, and they are such a delight, I hope that it will make your holiday all that more meaningful. Thank you for the wonderful recipe.

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  17. Yes, Grandkids really make the holidays special, don't they. Thanks for another yummy recipe!

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  18. Thanks for the recipe it looks yummy.

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  19. THanks for the recipe, they sound pretty darn good.

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  20. I will have to try this recipe with homemade Raspberry jam.

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  21. Ok...I am now a fan x 2 and hoping to win your great book and fabric. Can never have too much of either. My grandkids will love this new cookie recipe.Thnaks for sharing.

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  22. Thanks for the recipe, sounds good!!!

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  23. Thank you so much! This sounds great!

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  24. Your recipe sounds great. Grandchildren do make a difference!

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  25. Grandchildren are the best! It is so much fun to view everything through the eyes of a child - such a fresh perspective on life. Thank you for the recipe.

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  26. The joy that children experience at seeing all the wonderful lights and displays at Christmas is one of the best things about the season. Thanks for sharing.

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  27. How wonderful that you share with your grandchildren the fun of the season. Love the cookies.

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  28. Love your recipe using raspberry jam - I WILL be trying these. Thanks for sharing!

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  29. I love the excitement of little ones at Christmas.

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  30. Little granddaughters are the best! Thanks for sharing. ~Kathleen

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  31. This "new" recipe will be added to my other Christmas recipe goodies...

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  32. Thanks for the recipe. It sounds so good, I'm looking forward to trying them.

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  33. I am having problems with blogger. Glad I checked because my comment didn't post! We love to share Christmas with little ones because of their wonder about the holiday. This year, we may have a newborn grand baby arrive and celebrate that happy event. alternate email mlwright29 (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  34. Raspberries are a great idea for Christmas! We have red and black raspberry bushes, and make a ton of jelly, so the cookie recipe will be a great addition!

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  35. Those cookies sound very good! The bright red of raspberry jelly would be so festive. I'm sure these would be could with any flavor of jelly.

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  36. Recipe sounds good..Thanks!

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  37. May everyone see Christmas through the eyes of a child! That was my motto with our 3 boys and now with our two GRANDsons!! I was volunteering in the hospital gift shop this week decorating for Christmas and a little girl with her grandma came in and you should have heard her "squeals" of delight....it warms the heart. I have enjoyed your blog sooo much and the beautful frosted tree picture ....which is what our woods have looked like this week! thanks!!!

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  38. M-m-m-m Definitely going to try these.

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  39. Raspberries are the best! Thank you :) Best wishes for a wonderful weekend!!

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  40. What a delight to have young children to experience all things wonderful with. Isn't it fun to see things through their eyes? Thanks for the great recipe.

    Leslie S. in MN
    esclante at comcast dot net

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  41. Those cookies remind me of one my grandmother used to make. They will definitely be made this holiday season! Thanks!

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  42. You have had some very interesting recipes this week. Thanks for sharing them with us. Merry Christmas!

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  43. Thanks for the wonderful recipe. Looks delicious. I have enjoyed the past week with all the new recipes I have gathered. Thanks so much.

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  44. This recipe may become a new tradition at my house as well - not just during the holidays either! I love raspberry anything! Thank you for six great days of blogging, designs, and recipes. I have had a blast!

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  45. You know something Patrick?..I am sew much sweeter this week...imagine that...lol
    thanks for the very sweet tour... and anything rasberry sounds delightful

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  46. Day 6...I made it around the blog hop! What a fun week of recipes and projects!
    Thank you to all you great designers!
    Happy Holidays!

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  47. I'm a winner! This blog hop has been so much fun!

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  48. Grandkids make Christmas more special! Thanks for the recipe.

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  49. I love to get my tree up ASAP and keep it up until at least New Year's. It is a wonderful part of the season.

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  50. What a yummy recipe....thanks for sharing!

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  51. These sound very interesting. Thanks for the recipe.

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