blogwatch: where we’ve been clicking this week


Paola at mirrormirror makes homemade mincemeat, and it sounds and looks oddly amazing. Mmm… suet…

Make a functional wall mounted folding table just about anywhere with this tutorial at ReadyMade.

Pack your special holiday tea blends or cocoa mixes in a beautifully aromatic cinnamon bark box, spotted at Remodelista.

Get a load of this gingerbread house we’d love to live in at Whorange.

Craft some cute and cozy felt mug wraps with this tutorial at NotMartha — perfect for those last minute hostess gifts!

Groovy stocking stuffers, all at $15 or less. Oh Yeah! At CasaSugar.

ModFruGal’s got her own fantastic budget-oriented gift-guide at Pinterest.

Looking for something fabulous to serve at your holiday fete? David Lebovitz has got you covered with his holiday recipe roundup.

From our partners

Well, it’s getting late for presents, but those are some fabulous ideas. We are thinking about making our own gingerbread house, but there is so much other stuff to do for the big family dinner. Maybe next year.