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Sunday, January 9, 2011

Candy Canes!!!

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I hope everyone is staying warm out there! It is COLD here in Texas and we even saw quite a bit of snow at my house…BBBRRRRRRR!

I just wanted to share these cute little candy canes with you before I say goodbye to the last of the Christmas decor. I found these at Whole Foods this year and just had to have them! They are nutmeg flavored and seeing as my Christmas colors are brown, cream and apple green I knew these were coming home with me! I paired them with a dried orange and some greenery to make a fun little arrangement…love love love!

Happy Sunday everyone! Check back soon…I have a couple of  little projects to share;)!

Lots of Love!!!



Julie Harward said...

I want one of thats a real candy cane! Must have been made in the North Pole for sure! LOL

southerninspiration said...

love those, Cathy!!!!


Deb said...

super cold here for sure...our snow melted thank the candy canes...

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Hi Cathy! Love those candy canes...and nutmeg...yum! We are still waiting for our snow. It's coming tonight...followed by lots of ice! Yikes! Stay warm!...hugs...Debbie

Stacey said...

Now that's a beautiful idea. :) I'm still hoping for some of that snow here. It has been coming down all day but it isn't sticking much.

Number 2 son left for Chicago today. Boo.

Amy Kinser said...

Love this color. I have never seen them before. Curious if they tasted good, or did you even try them?

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Brown candy canes? How cute! Snow should be here shortly and then sleet and freezing rain tomorrow. I hope we don't lose power! Stay warm and I look forward to your projects.

Liz said...

Those candy canes sound yummy! I'm so glad you're back! *smile*

Thank you for your sweet comments. I've been very slow responding. Stay warm. We are supposed to get snow on Tuesday and Wednesday! Brrr!!

Hugs and Love,

Kathysue said...

Those are so cool and what a perfect addition for you color scheme, I bet the smelled wonderful too. so glad to see you back, I have missed coming here,Kathysue

Melissa Miller said...

They are so neat-o! Thanks for sharing Cathy.

Dawn said...

What chic candy canes! I was expecting them to be rootbeer flavored!

Blondie's Journal said...

Very neat...and nutmeg! Yum! Stay warm and dry, Cathy!


Kim @ Cheap Chic Home said...

These look wonderful, Cathy! I haven't seen brown candy canes. Ooo, I like the sound of brown and green and cream. Hugs, Kim

The Decorative Dreamer said...

Those candy canes would be great with a nice hot cup of Joe. YUM! Very cute too!

Sonia said...

Those candy canes are so pretty and I bet they taste good too! We are excited we are finally getting a Whole Foods here in Oklahoma..we got some snow today too! Stay warm!

Miss Bloomers

Bringing Pretty Back said...

I have never seen nutmeb/brown candy canes! How cool! I love 'em!
Have a pretty day!

Artzy Heart said...

I LOVE your blog photos! I'd give just about anything (except one of my children) to be able to take pictures like yours. Could it be something to do with my camera (a 4 inch Fiji) or is it just me? Thanks for your inspiring picture and music. As a teen-ager I memorized all 6 or 7 pages of Claire de Lune (your beautiful music), but now all I can remember is the first page....thanks for those memories.

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Cathy, Welcome back! I so missed you and was thrilled to see that you are blogging again. Hope all is well with you!!!

I love the brown candy canes and the nutmeg flavor. I have a crush on anything nutmeg! It smells divine! And you have set them in a darling little vignette.
So happy to visit you! Welcome back, friend!
xo Yvonne

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Cathy, The nutmeg sounds yummy. The only thing that would make them better is to add chocolate!

Thanks for the sweet comment you left on my drying rack post. I would love to know where you ordered the butter platter from. Thanks.

Sharing with Sherri said...

Hi Cathy, So nice to see you back:) I hope all is well with you and your family. The candy cane's look really yummy!!

Love and hugs, Sherri:)

sissie said...

Hi Cathy,
Love the color in the candy canes. I hope you can preserve them until next year. I bet they smell lovely too.


Shelia said...

Hi Cathy! Oh, these look good and sound good although I'm a tad disappointed! I thought you were going to say they were chocolate! :)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

cityfarmer said...

funny, I DIDN'T see anything even close to this cool here in the burbs ...
I can almost taste 'em

Kathy said...

Hi Cathy...NUTMEG! devine!
Store them well and you'll have a wonderful surprise when you unwrap them next year.
Bet them smell heavenly!
Happy New Year Girl.
Hugs, Kathy @
Sweet Up-North Mornings...

Lisa said...

I love these! They are perfect with your Christmas colors! Pairing them with the orange and greens is just perfection, you clever girl.:)

Rayanne said...

They look and sound yummy!
I love brown and mixing it with all kinds of it.

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Hi Cathy~ These look beautiful- I love the twist on the traditional candy cane~ I love how you paired them with the greens and the bit of orange- perfect! :)

Anonymous said...

Just wanted to drop in and say thank you for the sweet comment and being a follower! Your candy cane arrangement looks great! I am loving greens and browns together, especially apple green! Hope you are having a blessed and warm evening!

Sue Giannotta said...

Hi Cathy, Yum...Hope you are well, I'm looking forward to hearing about your new projects.


Barb~Bella Vista said...

They are so pretty and festive looking, Cathy!

Barb ♥

Sharon said...

I thought also they would be rootbeer flavored.
It is cold and we got lots of snow here. It snowed for over 48 hrs this weekend.
I want some warmth.!!!!
Have a great day

Kristens Creations said...

Hi Cathy, I have never seen brown and white candy canes! I bet they are really tasty! I did make the orchid arrangement on my kitchen table. I have redone it many times! lol...I think it has been in three different containers! I don't have any of the orchids left like those. There is a possibility I might could find some similar though. I have a place I can look tomorrow. I'll let you know what I find...Thanks for your nice comments on my blog! Kristen

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