The image above isn’t meant to alarm you…just a gentle reminder that New Years Eve is coming up and to check in with yourself and your family to see if you want or need to make plans for it. Do you need to get tickets for an event? A babysitter? Clothes for the event? Or just plans for a movie rental and letting your kids stay up?

Prep list for this week’s prompts:

Tomorrow I’m sharing an image showing how to wrap gifts with fabric. Look around your sewing or craft supplies for some fabric that might be suitable. Or you can practice with a scarf or bandana.

On Friday I’m sharing my favorite sugar cookie recipe. The reason it is my favorite is because it is delicious. But it’s also super easy and it’s for drop cookies so you don’t even have to roll the dough out or use cutters. It is an old recipe so I admit it’s not the healthiest. You’ll need butter, vegetable oil, both granulated sugar and powdered sugar, cream of tartar, eggs, vanilla, baking soda, flour. Plus some sprinkles and colored sugars for decorating.

If you have any candy canes or starlight peppermints around, they will come in handy for Saturday’s post, which is just a little fun treat for your coffee.

Have a great week!

(Image credit: StockSnap)

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