Downton Christmas Give A Way

December 9, 2019



Here we are again, another Holiday Give A Way !


To thank you all for you Business, wonderful messages and comments !!


I do appreciate all very much ! 


I hope you all were able to see the Downton Movie,  


It was Beautiful and fun to remember previous episodes leading to the movie !!


So I will have a Downton Christmas Give a Way  !!! 





 A few years ago I decorated a Tree for the Turner Dodge Mansion, Lansing Michigan, and I made several ornaments

with the Downton Theme, 


So I will be giving away a Downton Candy Cone Ornament and a pair of my Wool Mittens made from recycled sweaters !!! 


                                          Downton Scones, of course,


  • 1/2 cup Cranberries, dried

  • 1/3 cup Dried apricots


  • 2 Eggs

Baking & Spices

  • 2 1/2 cups All-purpose flour                                        Mix all dry together

  • 1 tsp Allspice                                                                  Cut butter into dry

  • 1 tsp Baking powder                                                      Add nuts, cranberries,apricots

  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda                                                       

  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp Cloves                                                                wisk eggs, make well in bottom of bowl ,

  • 1 tbsp Crystallized sugar, large                                     put eggs in, gradually mix to dry                                                                                                           adding cream and water as needed

  • 1/2 cup Granulated sugar                                              to make wet dough, 

  • 1 tsp Nutmeg                                                                   Put flour on  board, kneed dough

  • 1/4 tsp Salt                                                                        slightly, don't over kneed

Nuts & Seeds                                                                           Roll out , cut with a cutter shape or 

  • 1/4 cup Walnuts or pecans                                              with a knife  

Dairy                                                                                          Bake 350 for 20 minutes

  • 1/2 cup Butter, unsalted

  • 3/4 cup Whipping cream


  • 1 tbsp Water






                                                  Here is a very simple decoration Right?

                                                   Then why don't I remember this for any Holiday

                                                   when I need something fast?


                                                  I always think I will remember that simple idea,

                                                  However when the time comes I don't, or I don't 

                                                  have time to check my pinterest boards or those 

                                                  endless snips of  magazine pictures !


                                                   Well , here is a reminder that I looked up for you ! 

                                                The variations are endless, use ribbon, stick red berries 

                                                in the bow, stick a little candy cane in the bow,

                                                Better yet fill the whole can full of Candy Canes !!!!

                                               Use my "go to" Fabri-Tac Glue ! 


                                                        Your Welcome !!!                                                   











                                           Be sure to email me saying you would like to enter

                                           the Downton Drawing, we will draw a winner on

                                            Friday December 18 !! 





                                                  Wool Mittens lined with fleece

                                                   Soooooooooo ........Warm !!!

                                               Good Luck Everyone,

                               Watch for results of the Drawing on the 18th 

                                                Take Care until then






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