You'll need oranges, cranberries, cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Put all the ingredients in a sauce pan with water, and place it on the stove on the lowest setting. Christmas-y smells for a month! Full directions here.
Just wrap potatoes in aluminum foil and place them in a Crock-Pot. Cook them on low for about 8 hours, and when you come back home from work, they will be done! It's also an easy way to bring baked potatoes to a holiday potluck party.
You easily make mashed potatoes for everyone now.
It doesn't have to be time consuming! Make mini grilled cheeses and soup. Cut grilled cheese sandwiches into 8ths and serve your favorite soup in tiny cups. We recommend Campbell's Go™ creamy red pepper with smoked gouda for some extra cheesy goodness. It comes in a pouch, so all you have to do is warm and serve.
Use your leftover turkey, stuffing, and gravy to make this dish. Full instructions here.
Wrap your leftover turkey and cranberry sauce with black beans and cilantro, and you've got a Post-Thanksgiving-Mexican-Inspired meal. Full instructions here.
For a nice easy way to portion out your gravy or cranberry sauce or whatnot, place the leftovers in a plastic zip bag and flatten as much as possible. Make indents of the portion sizes you want with a chopstick. Now when you reheat your mashed potatoes, you can warm up the exact amount of gravy!
They're fun to make, and it's a cool way to recycle your old magazines. Full instructions here.
All you need is a computer/laptop with a camera, and a fun backdrop for people to snap photos in front of! If you're really adventurous, you can make props for all your guests to pose with. Fake mustaches and big glasses are always popular. It's as easy as that!
Now they won't break as easily.
Cut slits on the top and the bottom of the cardboard, and secure the end of the Christmas lights on one slit. Wrap the remaining length of lights around the cardboard and secure the end on the bottom slit.
Wrap the candles in tissue paper and insert them inside the tube. You can then label them anyway you like.
Okay, you've got your wine, but OH NO! You forgot to bring a corkscrew. If you have a hammer, screwdriver, and a screw, then you don't need to worry. Simply twist the screw into the cork with the screwdriver, and pop the cork out with the hammer claws. More detailed instructions here.
You can even make some that you can use on your smartphone! It makes a nice gift for your friends also. Full instructions here.