18 Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas for a Crowd

From creamy chicken pasta to ham & cheese roll-ups – we’ve selected some yummy festive munchies for you to serve for your Christmas Eve dinner menu. Whether you are having a casual get together or a romantic dinner for two – you can easily make these simple dishes.

I’ve also included some light bite ideas I came across on Pinterest – in case you feel like having more of a finger food style meal or just to add as extras. If you have any leftovers – they can always be served up as appetizers for a low key Christmas dinner!

1. Prosciutto Wrapped Pork Tenderloin | Find the tutorial HERE Prosciutto Wrapped Pork Tenderloin | 18 Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas for Two

2. Pistachio Crusted Rack of Lamb | Find the tutorial HERE Pistachio Crusted Rack of Lamb | 18 Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas for Two

3. Individual Beef Wellingtons | Find the tutorial HERE Individual Beef Wellingtons | 18 Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas for Two

4. No Bake Mac and Cheese | Find the tutorial HERE No Bake Mac and Cheese | 18 Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas for Two

5. Beef Bourguignon | Find the tutorial HERE Beef Bourguignon | 18 Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas for Two

6. Chicken Cordon Bleu | Find the tutorial HERE Chicken Cordon Bleu | 18 Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas for Two

7. Creamy Chicken Pasta | Find the tutorial HERE Creamy Chicken Pasta | 18 Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas for Two

8. Ham & Cheese Roll Ups | Find the tutorial HERE Ham & Cheese Roll Ups | Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas for Kids

9. Mini Christmas Quiche | Find the tutorial HERE Mini Christmas Quiche | Quick and Easy Holiday Appetizers Christmas

10. Korean Dumplings | Find the tutorial HERE Korean Dumplings | Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas Appetizers

11. Cheese Bread Bites | Find the tutorial HERE Cheese Bread Bites | Quick and Easy Holiday Appetizers Christmas

12. Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts | Find the tutorial HERE Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts | Quick and Easy Holiday Appetizers Christmas

13. Loaded Potato Rounds | Find the tutorial HERE Loaded Potato Rounds | Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas Appetizers

14. Roquefort & Walnut Pinwheels | Find the tutorial HERE Roquefort & Walnut Pinwheels | Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas Appetizers

15. Sausage Roll Bites | Find the tutorial HERE Sausage Roll Bites | Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas for Kids

16. Surprise Canapes | Find the tutorial HERE Surprise Canapes | Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas Appetizers

17. Brussels Sprout Sliders | Find the tutorial HERE Brussels Sprout Sliders | Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas Appetizers

18. Pork Tenderloin Tid Bits | Find the tutorial HERE  Pork Tenderloin Tid Bits | Easy Christmas Eve Dinner Ideas Appetizers

17 Christmas Cocktails for a Crowd

I saw some lovely looking cocktails on pinterest that really got me in the party mood – so I had to share some of my favorite ideas. The recipes are pretty simple and require only a few ingredients and its a great excuse to get friends and family together. Of course you will want candy canes for garnish and fancy glasses to serve them in.

So whether you find yourself on Santa’s naughty list – or kissing under the mistletoe with a Vodka or Baileys – check out these awesome drinks that will have you sipping like a star.

1. Candy Cane | Find the tutorial HERE Candy Cane | 17 Easy Christmas Cocktails for a Crowd

2. Peppermint Patty | Find the tutorial HERE Peppermint Patty | 17 Easy Christmas Cocktails for a Crowd

3. The Snowman | Find the tutorial HERE The Snowman | 17 Easy Christmas Cocktails for a Crowd

4. Pop Rocks Jalapeno Margartia | Find the tutorial HERE Pop Rocks Jalapeno Margartia | 17 Easy Christmas Cocktails for a Crowd

5. Christmas Snowball | Find the tutorial HERE Christmas Snowball | 17 Easy Christmas Cocktails for a Crowd

6. Wonderland Eggnog | Find the tutorial HERE Wonderland Eggnog | 17 Easy Christmas Cocktails for a Crowd

7. Minty Mistletoe | Find the tutorial HERE Minty Mistletoe | 17 Easy Christmas Cocktails for a Crowd

8. Silent Night Cap | Find the tutorial HERE Silent Night Cap | 17 Easy Christmas Cocktails for a Crowd

9. Baileys Milkshake | Find the tutorial HERE Baileys Milkshake | Boozy Holiday Drinks for Adults Christmas

10. The Grinch | Find the tutorial HERE The Grinch | Boozy Holiday Drinks for Adults Christmas

11. Fireball Christmas Martini | Find the tutorial HERE Fireball Christmas Martini | Boozy Holiday Drinks for Adults Christmas

12. Frosty Night | Find the tutorial HERE Frosty Night | Boozy Holiday Drinks for Adults Christmas

13. Galaxy Ice Balls | Find the tutorial HERE Galaxy Ice Balls | Boozy Holiday Drinks for Adults Christmas

14. Sleigh Bells | Find the tutorial HERE Sleigh Bells | Boozy Holiday Drinks for Adults Christmas

15. Tis the Season | Find the tutorial HERE Tis the Season | Boozy Holiday Drinks for Adults Christmas

16. White Chocolate Peppermint Martinis | Find the tutorial HERE White Chocolate Peppermint Martinis | Boozy Holiday Drinks for Adults Christmas

17. Why Santa has a Naughty List | Find the tutorial HERE Why Santa has a Naughty List | Boozy Holiday Drinks for Adults Christmas

20 Christmas Bedroom Decorating Tips on a Budget

I saw some amazing Christmas bedroom ideas on Tumblr and thought I’d put a post together of all of my favorite ideas. There are a ton of ways to inject the festive spirit into your boudoir. From hanging icicle baubles on your window to making garland trees – you will want to make them all.

Most of theses ideas are pretty simple and cheap to recreate so they won’t break the bank either. I’ve also included a few awesome Christmas bedroom decorations from pinterest that you will definitely want to make too.

1. Garland Christmas Tree | Find the tutorial HERE Garland Christmas Tree | 20 DIY Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas for Teen Girls

2. Ornament Vases | Find the tutorial HERE Ornament Vases | 20 DIY Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas for Teen Girls

3. Snow Globe | Find the tutorial HERE Snow Globe | 20 DIY Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas for Teen Girls

4. Deer Wood Slice | Find the tutorial HERE Deer Wood Slice | 20 DIY Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas for Teen Girls

5. Holiday Countdown | Find the tutorial HERE Holiday Countdown | 20 DIY Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas for Teen Girls

6. Ornament Icicles | Find the tutorial HERE Ornament Icicles | 20 DIY Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas for Teen Girls

7. Hanging Tree | Find the tutorial HERE Hanging Tree | 20 DIY Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas for Teen Girls

8. Polaroid Christmas Tree | Find the tutorial HERE Polaroid Christmas Tree | 20 DIY Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas for Teen Girls

9. Cozy Art | Find the tutorial HERE  Cozy Art | DIY Holiday Room Decor Ideas Fall

10. Wrapped Frames | Find the tutorial HERE Wrapped Frames | 20 DIY Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas for Teen Girls

11. Glitter Garland | Find the tutorial HERE Glitter Garland | DIY Holiday Room Decor Ideas Fall

12. Deer Pillow | Find the tutorial HERE Deer Pillow | 20 DIY Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas for Teen Girls

13. Sweater Candles | Find the tutorial HERE Sweater Candles | DIY Holiday Room Decor Ideas Fall

14. Sweater Weather Hanger | Find the tutorial HERE Sweater Weather Hanger | DIY Holiday Room Decor Ideas Fall

15. Twig Pen Holder | Find the tutorial HERE Twig Pen Holder | DIY Holiday Room Decor Ideas Fall

16. Walnut Photo Displays | Find the tutorial HERE Walnut Photo Displays | DIY Holiday Room Decor Ideas Fall

17. Fox Jewelry Plate | Find the tutorial HERE Fox Jewelry Plate | DIY Holiday Room Decor Ideas Fall

18. Owl Pillow | Find the tutorial HERE Owl Pillow | DIY Holiday Room Decor Ideas Fall

19. Light Sticks | Find the tutorial HERE Light Sticks | 20 DIY Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas for Teen Girls

20. Ornament Box | Find the tutorial HERE Ornament Box | 20 DIY Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas for Teen Girls

16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

From Body Scrub to Glitter Galaxy Ornaments – check out these awesome DIY stocking stuffers that girls will adore! These ideas can also be used as gifts for co-workers and friends too .

1. Beauty in a Jar | Find the tutorial HERE Beauty in a Jar | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

2. Hand Painted Mug | Find the tutorial HERE Hand Painted Mug | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

3. Gold Nugget Photo Holders | Find the tutorial HERE Gold Nugget Photo Holders | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

4. Hidden Money | Find the tutorial HERE Hidden Money | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

5. Snowflake Soaps | Find the tutorial HERE Snowflake Soaps | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

6. Hot Chocolate | Find the tutorial HERE Hot Chocolate | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

7. Marble Coasters | Find the tutorial HERE Marble Coasters | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

8. Mini Paintings Package | Find the tutorial HERE Mini Paintings Package | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

9. Monogram Letter | Find the tutorial HERE Monogram Letter | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

10. Paint Dipped Spoons | Find the tutorial HERE Paint Dipped Spoons | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

11. Painted Clothespins | Find the tutorial HERE Painted Clothespins | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

12. Headphones Pouch | Find the tutorial HERE Headphones Pouch | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

13. Sugar Scrub | Find the tutorial HERE Sugar Scrub | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

14. Tea Gift | Find the tutorial HERE Tea Gift  | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

15. Necklace in Galaxy Ornament | Find the tutorial HERE Necklace in Galaxy Ornament | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

16. Glass Pebble Magnets | Find the tutorial HERE Glass Pebble Magnets | 16 DIY Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Girls

125 stocking stuffer ideas

candy santa sleighs we saw these at a restaurant this past christmas wondered how to make them

chocolate santas holding twizzler pull n peel ropes chocolate gifts hot glue together

rudolph mason jars

stocking stuffer idea for kids hilarious gifts for older kids

the plastic ornaments cost 97 cants at walmart and then just add small candy - cutest gift ever

you need a hot glue gun, sticks, bags and kit kats with candy canes and whatever candy you would like to put in santas bag

25 Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

Since this cute little elf burst onto the scenes – we’ve had to come up with very creative ways to keep his magic alive for the kids! Check out these fantastic ideas to inspire you and your little elves to be good this Christmas.

1. Always Eat Breakfast | Find the source HERE Always Eat Breakfast | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

2. Sugar Angel | Find the source HERE Sugar Angel | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

3. Santas Little Helpers | Find the source HERE Santas Little Helpers | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

4. Sack Race | Find the source HERE Sack Race | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

5. When Dinosaurs Invade | Find the source HERE When Dinosaurs Invade | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

6. Marshmallow Bath | Find the source HERE Marshmallow Bath | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

7. Reindeer Food | Find the source HERE Reindeer Food | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

8. Christmas Countdown | Find the source HERE Christmas Countdown | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

9. Barbie Concert | Find the source HERE Barbie Concert | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

10. Elf Doughnuts | Find the source HERE Elf Doughnuts | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

11. Filling his Trolley | Find the source HERE Filling his Trolley | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

12. Lets Go Bowling | Find the source HERE Lets Go Bowling | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

13. School Lunch | Find the source HERE School Lunch | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

14. Toastiing Marshmallows | Find the source HERE Toastiing Marshmallows | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

15. I Work Out | Find the source HERE I Work Out | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

16. Gamer | Find the source HERE Gamer | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

17. Elf Cam | Find the source HERE Elf Cam | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

18. Morning Paper | Find the source HERE Morning Paper | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

19. Frozen | Find the source HERE Frozen | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

20. Brush Your Teeth | Find the source HERE Brush Your Teeth | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

21. Measuring Up | Find the source HERE Measuring Up | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

22. Take an 'Elfie' | Find the source HERE Take an 'Elfie' | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

23. Trapped | Find the source HERE Trapped | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

24. Game of Soldiers | Find the source HERE Game of Soldiers | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

25. Super Hero | Find the source HERE Super Hero | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

Drumming Elf | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

Christmas Countdown | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

Be Nice to Eachother | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

Build a Ginger House | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

Popping in to Say Hi | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

Mason Jar Elf | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

Tooth Fairy Encounter | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids Funny

Toilet Paper Fun | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids Funny

Candy Cane Love | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

Lego Forts | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids Funny

Snow Ball Fight | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids Funny

Private Plane | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

John Deer Tractor | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

Playing Cars | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

Balloon Party | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

Let it Go | Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Kids

21 DIY Christmas Baskets for Teens

Who doesn’t love to get a thoughtful gift basket for Christmas? If you are trying to keep costs down – why not stock up at your local dollar store! Check this roundup of ideas for the perfect Christmas Gift Basket.

1. Berry Awesome | Find the tutorial HERE Berry Awesome | DIY Christmas Baskets for Teens

2. Hot Cocoa Mix | Find the tutorial HERE Hot Cocoa Mix | DIY Christmas Baskets for Teens

3. Hidden Gift Card Treasure | Find the tutorial HERE Hidden Gift Card Treasure | DIY Christmas Baskets for Teens

4. Dollar Tree Haul | Find the tutorial HERE Dollar Tree Haul | DIY Christmas Baskets for Teens

5. Deer Candy Cane | Find the tutorial HERE Deer Candy Canes | DIY Christmas Baskets for Teens

6. Theatre to Go | Find the tutorial HERE Theatre to Go | DIY Christmas Baskets for Teens

7. Green Beauty Basket | Find the tutorial HERE Green Beauty Basket | DIY Christmas Baskets for Teens

8. Froyo in a Box | Find the tutorial HERE Froyo in a Box | DIY Christmas Baskets for Teens

9. Candy Bar Bouquet | Find the tutorial HERE Candy Bar Bouquet | DIY Christmas Baskets for Teens

10. Cute & Creative | Find the tutorial HERE Cute & Creative | DIY Christmas Baskets for Teens

11. Comfy 'n' Cozy | Find the tutorial HERE Comfy 'n' Cozy | Easy Gift Ideas for Teen Girls

12. Bargain Scoop | Find the tutorial HERE Bargain Scoop | Easy Gift Ideas for Teen Girls

13. Box of Sunshine | Find the tutorial HERE Box of Sunshine | Easy Gift Ideas for Teen Girls

14. Pink n Purple Spa | Find the tutorial HERE Pink n Purple Spa | Easy DIY Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

15. Soda Gift Pack | Find the tutorial HERE Soda Gift Pack

16. Basket Made of Candy | Find the tutorial HERE Basket Made of Candy | Easy DIY Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

17. Crafting Girls Night In | Find the tutorial HERE Crafting Girls Night In | Easy Gift Ideas for Teen Girls

18. Bucket of Goodies | Find the tutorial HERE Bucket of Goodies | Easy DIY Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

19. Pretty Stationery | Find the tutorial HERE Pretty Stationery | Easy DIY Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

20. Teal Inspired | Find the tutorial HERE Teal Inspired | Easy DIY Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

21. Hair Care Caddy | Find the tutorial HERE Hair Care Caddy | Easy DIY Easter Basket Ideas for Kids