November 21, 2011

Chanukah in a Jar, Coal Cookies & Tiny Tannenbaums ~
A Little Birdie Told Me...No. 47

"I've learned that you can tell a lot about person by the way he or she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas lights." 
--Maya Angelou 

Welcome to 
"A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday!
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Growing up in an interfaith home, we celebrated both Christmas and Chanukah.  Today's features are in honor of both of these special and sacred holidays.


Chanukah in a Jar
from Altered Artworks
Filled with menorah candles, a dreidel, matchbox, chocolate gelt and a scroll of candle blessings.  Beautiful! 

Coal Cookies
(recipe & printable tag)
from More Style Than Cash
Oreos, marshmallows, butter...yum!

 Christmas Spools
Musings from Kim K
These wooden spools adorned with mini Christmas trees are positively charming.

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  1. Those little spool trees are absolutely the cutest...I have some extra wooden spools, now to find some trees:-)

    Thank you so much for all the time and effort you put into making your link party such a success each week. I am truly grateful for your blog friendship.

    Have a great Thanksgiving week:-)

  2. Aren't those coal cookies so cute-what a great idea! I'm glad a little birdie told me about those!

    Thanks for having me today. Hope your week is wonderful and happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

    Best wishes,

  3. Thanks for hosting Jenn!! And for always leaving such sweet comments. It's so nice to receive a comment with "thought" behind it. ;)
    I am soooo in love with those spool trees!

  4. Thanks as always for hosting, Jenn! Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving!

  5. I love the lump of coal...cute, fun, and tasty! And I love that you grew up in an inter-faith home. I've always believed kids/people should be exposed to all beliefs to give them a chance to find what they believe in!

  6. Jenn, have a fantastic Thanksgiving. You are a wonderful host!

  7. Thank you so much for hosting and always leaving such kind comments!

    I hope you have a very Happy Thanksgiving!!!


  8. Yay for Hanukkah stuff! It's so hard to find! Off to check it out...

  9. Jenn thank you so much for featuring me! Hope you have a fabulous Thanksgiving!

  10. Love those tiny trees!
    Thanks for hosting and always stopping by with a sweet comment!

  11. Wonderful features Jenn! Thanks for hosting ! Wishing you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving.

  12. Thank you for hosting, have a Happy Thanksgiving!

  13. Happy Thanksgiving to your and your family! Don't work too hard in the kitchen!

  14. What wonderful features! I've shared a post about traditional British Christmas pudding this week. Thank you for hosting, and have a very Happy Thanksgiving!

  15. I shared my prickly pear-cranberry sauce. You know me...I always have to do something a little bit different. Enjoy! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. ~Camilla

  16. Thank you for hosting every week! I hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Somehow I messed up my link, the picture didnt show up on the one "Christmas Dipped Oreo Pops" and I cant see where to delete it.
    Thanks again!

  17. Hi Jenn! Thank you for hosting your party! I hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving...

  18. Hi Jenn, Thanks for hosting another great week. I couldn't get it together early enough to share a post but I love all the how to's this week. So much fun.

  19. Hi Jenn, I didn't know that you grew up in an interfaith home. That's what we have here too ( -: That's why I made doughnuts (altho not "fried") xo

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