Apricot Nut Bread

Apricot Bread Recipe

Looking for a different holiday quick bread recipe? Try Apricot Nut Bread!

Tangy dried apricots give a pleasing taste and color to this succulent nut bread.

Bake it in mini-loaves for holiday giving.

Making a Christmas Planner? Get Inspired!

Make a Christmas planner

Will you be joining one of our holiday plans to prepare for the coming Christmas season? Get ready! Long-time readers know that creating a planner for Christmas organizing is the first step to an organized holiday season.

We've got help! Check our focus site, ChristmasPlanner.com!

To make easy to create and use your Christmas organizing power tool, check the site's Make It! Christmas planner section, which offers a complete guide to making a Christmas planner notebook. You'll find how-to articles and supply lists and divider ideas.

To help you fill your Christmas notebook, we're gathering the Web's best free printables and resources in our new Print It! section.

Don't miss our growing list of Christmas checklists. Our Plan It! feature is designed to be a quick and easy guideline for holiday planning.

Most of all, this site showcases you: the Web's best and most creative Christmas organizers. In the Tour It! section, you'll find planner tours and tutorials from the Web. Whether it's a simple Christmas notebook or creative holiday planner printables, you'll find inspiration to guide you as you make your own holiday planner.

Welcome! It's time to get organized for the holiday season ... with a Christmas planner!

Dreamsicle Cookies In A Jar

Dreamsicle Cookies in a Jar

A favorite hot-weather sweet sparks a great gift in a jar: Orange Dreamsicle Cookies!

Taking the name--and flavors--of a cool summer treat, Orange Dreamsicle Cookies are punched up with vanilla baking chips and a burst of citrus.

Layered and decorated with a pretty gift tag, Orange Dreamsicle Cookies In A Jar are perfect "just-because" gift or gift basket item.

We make it easy with a free printable gift tags.

Summer Craft Ideas For Gifts In A Jar

Summer Gifts in a Jar

It's summer and canning jars, like fresh produce, are in season--but you can do a lot more with them than put up tomatoes for winter!

Savvy holiday planners know that gifts in a jar are easy, welcome and fun to make, so check out these summer-inspired gift-in-a-jar ideas from FreshPreserving.com.

You'll find a great round-up of gifts in a jar, mason jar recipes and crafts projects to celebrate summer holidays ... or for no reason at all. Check 'em out!

Summer Gifts in a Jar

Need more ideas? Visit our Gifts In A Jar page for recipes, inspiration and easy gifts:

Gifts In A Jar Index

Patriotic Gift In A Jar: Red, White and Blue Brownies

red white and blue brownies in a jar

Three cheers for the red, white and blue ... brownies in a jar!

Looking for a quick summer gift with a patriotic theme? Try this recipe for Red, White and Blue Brownies In A Jar.

An easy-to-make holiday or hostess gift from Ball's summer crafts ideas, you'll be the hit of the Labor Day celebration with this sweet treat:

Red, White and Blue Brownies In A Jar

(In .pdf format; you'll need Adobe Reader to view file)

June Rudolph Club Meeting

Welcome to the Rudolph Club: your once-a-month meeting to simplify your holidays and get organized for Christmas!

At Organized Christmas, we know that the holiday season can be fast and furious. Solution? Take a day once each month throughout the year to plan and prepare for a more-organized holiday season.

On the 25th of each month, we'll bring simple assignments and easy tips to try now for a simpler, more joyous season.

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