Startpage (Startpage is the only third-party certified search engines in the world that do not record your IP address or track your searches.) is my last search on “Christmas”.

2. NorthPole.com

50. Origins of the Christmas Holiday

100. Christmas Spirit Tree

If you do your own search, please feel free to share them with us. Depending on where you live, you may come up with different results.

Please NOTE: Before checking out these sites I recommend that you have your pop-up blocker turned on and your virus scanner up-to-date, just in case. I don’t endorse these sites, these are just what I found using search engines.

 
 

So we’ve searched “Christmas” on Ask.com (here), Bing (here), Google (here), only two more to go (Yahoo and Startpage). Here’s Yahoo:

2. Christmas on History.com

50. Christmas Coloring Pages

100. Christmas Central

If you do your own search, please feel free to share them with us. Depending on where you live, you may come up with different results.

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Another great idea.

What You’ll Need:

  • clear decorating bag
  • peppermint chips (crushed candy cane)
  • hot chocolate mix
  • mini marshmallows
  • plastic spoon dipped in chocolate
  • white pom pom
  • googly eyes
  • red felt
  • cotton ball (enough to stretch out and make a moustache)

First add peppermint chips to clear decorating bag to make Santa hat, then a row of marshmallows. Next the hot chocolate mix. Then marshmallow for the beard.

Insert a spoon dipped in chocolate for stirring then tie off the bag. This could be tricky, take your time and try to work the spoon in so it doesn’t show. Tie off bag.

Glue a white pom pom at the tip for the hat. Add some googly eyes, felt nose and mouth, and to top it off a cotton mustache.

Perfect for a kids Christmas party.

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As previously posted, I’ll be searching “Christmas” in various search engines and recording the results (2nd, 50th, and 100th place, first is always Wikipedia Christmas, read here).

The results for Google are:

2. northpole.com

50. Low’s Christmas Album

100. The Christmas Resistance Movement

If you do your own search, please feel free to share them with us. Depending on where you live, you may come up with different results.

Please NOTE: Before checking out these sites I recommend that you have your pop-up blocker turned on and your virus scanner up-to-date, just in case. I don’t endorse these sites, these are just what I found using search engines.

 
 

I think Pinterest is becoming my place for Holiday Recipes. (lol)

This is perfect for those on Santa’s “naughty list”. I just might want to be on the naughty list to get me some of this. ;-)

 

How to Make:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 10.5 ounce bag mini marshmallows
  • 1/8 tsp. black icing color (not icing)
  • 4 cups rice cereal

In a large pot melt butter and add marshmallows. Stir until melted, add black color and mix in well. Add rice cereal and stir until blended. Drop by small spoonfuls onto parchment or wax paper. Be sure they are in odd, lumpy shapes. Cool. Place in a small cellophane bag and tie with ribbon.

You could add a poem about being on Santa’s naughty list, like this one:

    “I heard you’ve been naughty not nice,
    Santa even checked his list twice.
    So all you’re getting from the North Pole
    Is this old, lumpy bag of coal.”

Happy Baking!

 
 

Here’s another drink I found on Pinterest. Although, it doesn’t have to be a drink – you could leave it as fudge.

 

How to Make:

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 18 oz (about 3 cups) chopped semi-sweet chocolate or chips
  • 4 oz (about 3/4 cup) chopped unsweetened chocolate
  • 25 lollipop sticks

Prepare an 8×8 pan by lining it with aluminum foil and spraying the foil with nonstick cooking spray.

Place the chopped semi-sweet and unsweetened chocolates in a large heat-safe bowl and set aside.

Pour the heavy cream and condensed milk into a medium saucepan and whisk until combined. Put the saucepan over medium heat. Bring the liquid to a simmer, whisking frequently so that the condensed milk does not scorch on the bottom of the pan.

Once the liquid is simmering, pour the hot cream over the chopped chocolate and let it sit for a minute to soften. Begin whisking the cream and chocolate together, until the chocolate is melted and you have a shiny, smooth mixture. It will be fairly thick.

Pour the chocolate into the prepared pan and smooth it into an even layer. Allow it to sit and firm up overnight, or for 3-4 hours in the refrigerator. Once the fudge block is firm, use a large, sharp knife to cut it into twenty-five pieces (five rows and five columns). For the smoothest cuts, rinse the knife in hot water and dry it between each cut. Skewer each block with a lollipop stick.

Store Hot Chocolate On A Stick in an airtight container for up to a week at room temperature, two weeks in the refrigerator, or up to a month in the freezer.

To make hot chocolate, heat a mug of milk (water does not work well in this instance) and add a chocolate block. Allow it to sit and soften for a minute, then vigorously stir until it is dissolved.

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Oh my goodness!!! I took one look at this on Pinterest and said, “I so have to make this!” Looks too good not to share.

 

How to make Frozen White Chocolate Hot Chocolate:

  • 6 half-ounce pieces of high quality white chocolate
  • 2 Tbs half and half
  • 1 envelope store bought hot chocolate mix
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 3 cups ice
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • Chocolate shavings (optional)

Place the white chocolate pieces and the half and half into a microwave safe bowl. Heat for 1 minutes, stopping to stir half way through. Continue to heat until melted and smooth. Add the hot chocolate mix and sugar, stirring constantly until thoroughly blended. Remove from heat and slowly add 1/2 cup of the milk and stir until smooth. Cool to room temperature.

In a blender place the remaining cup of milk, the room temperature chocolate mixture, and the ice. Blend on high speed until smooth and the consistency of a frozen daiquiri. Pour into a cup and top with homemade whipped cream and chocolate shavings.

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