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Top Holiday Gifts for Foodies

Looking for the perfect gift to buy your friend or family member for Christmas? Look no further than these Top 20 Gifts for Foodies, ranging from $5 – $250!

Looking for the perfect gift to buy your friend or family member for Christmas? Look no further than these Top 20 Gifts for Foodies, ranging from $5 - $250! via WhitneyBond.com

It’s December y’all, a time for eating, drinking and gift giving!

I don’t know about you, but I’ve spent the last 3 days going back and forth between e-mails, text messages and conversations with my boyfriend and family on what to get each other! Gift giving can be so stressful! 

After all of the decision making for my family, I thought, “hey, my friends reading WhitneyBond.com probably need a little gift guidance too“, so I decided to put together this guide of the top holiday gifts for foodies! I included 4 different price ranges to help you find the perfect gift at the perfect price!

I also, added a list of “recipes made with this gift” below each one. You can easily hop over to two or three of these recipes, print them out and include them with the gift! Your friends and family will love that they have a new kitchen toy to play with AND a couple of new recipes to go with it!

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Pineapple Whip Fizz

The famous Pineapple Whip is turned into a delicious fizz cocktail in this simple 3-ingredient drink recipe, perfect for any special occasion!

Disney's famous Pineapple Whip is turned into a delicious fizz cocktail in this simple 3-ingredient drink recipe, perfect for any special occasion!

Sweet, creamy and bubbly, this Pineapple Whip Fizz Cocktail is the perfect holiday drink!

Not only is it tasty and refreshing, but this cocktail is also made with only 3 ingredients, making it an affordable and easy drink for entertaining!

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Cream Cheese Stuffing Jalapeno Poppers

Bacon Wrapped Stuffing Cream Cheese Jalapeno Poppers are the perfect appetizer for holiday or Superbowl parties & a great way to use up leftover stuffing!

Cream Cheese Stuffing Jalapeno Poppers

It’s holiday party season people! And what says holiday spirit more than Bacon Wrapped Stuffing Cream Cheese Jalapeno Poppers?!

That’s right, I added stuffing to Jalapeno Poppers!

The original idea came after Thanksgiving when I still had Thanksgiving leftover recipe ideas on my mind, but then as my annual holiday party came closer last weekend, I started to think that they would be the perfect appetizer for my party.

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Little Leopard Book Holiday Photo Shoot

Last week I had the pleasure of working with Photographer, Drew Casey, for the first time. A fellow Okie with several mutual friends it was the perfect match for the Little Leopard Book holiday shoot!

I love the holidays, decorating for them, cooking for them and most of all… throwing parties for them!

I wanted to take pictures that incorporated all of the above to show my little leopard holiday spirit across the blog and around the LLB social media universe!  Thanks to Drew for helping me accomplish just that!

*Cupcakes and Cranberry Martinis*

Girl in front of Christmas Tree

*Baking with Style*

Whitney Bond Holiday Baking in the Kitchen

*Hostess with the Mostess*

Whitney Bond Serving Christmas Cupcakes

*Little Leopard Book All Dolled Up*

Little Leopard Book Christmas

*Cupcake Beautification in Progress*

Frosting Cupcakes

*Treats for my Sweets*

Christmas Hostess Serving Cupcakes

*Happy Holidays*

Christmas Style

How to Make Your Own Team Holiday Ornaments

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These holiday ornaments are so simple to make, they are a great way to show your team spirit at the holidays and get a little crafty while you’re at it!

Because of the simplicity (and lack of messy products), these are perfect to make with kids of any age.  They will love having their own special ornament to put on the tree while showing off their favorite team colors!

I made two different ornaments for my two favorite teams, the Oklahoma Sooners and the OKC Thunder!

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Supplies Needed:

  1. Clear plastic ornament balls – $.49 (each)
  2. Colored pom-pom Balls – 15 for $1.69
  3. Colored small glass gems – small bag for $2.79
  4. Basketball (baseball or football) beads – small bag for $3.99
  5. Small Foam Letter Stickers – $2.99
  6. Small Foam Star Stickers – $1.49

Steps:

1. Begin to fill the ornament with the glass gems or pom-pom balls.

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2. For the pom-pom ball ornament, I layered the two different colors top/middle/bottom.

For the glass gems and basketballs, I began with one color, added the basketball beads in the middle, then added the other color on top.

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3. Place the top back onto the ornament, then add the letters and stars!

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Voila!  3 simples steps and your custom team ornaments are on the tree!

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The great thing about these ornaments is the colors and letters can be completely customized to match middle school, high school or college colors, as well as NFL, NBA or MLB!

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Happy Holidays, Thunder Up and Boomer Sooner, from the Little Leopard family to yours!