Friday, December 3, 2010

Have A Holly Jolly Christmas Recipe Swap #3

Welcome to Have a Holly Jolly Christmas Recipe Swap Friday. Friday already? I don't know about you but the time really is flying by. I can't believe it is December already! As I told you in my last post I have one tree up but I still have three more to go! Yes....I go a bit overboard on Christmas trees but I just love having them up with lights glowing. Makes our home so warm and cozy. :)

Today I posted for my swap Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting. I love how they look with the deep red. So festive....and afterall... it's Christmas...and we have many reasons to be FESTIVE right?? :)

Thanks for stopping by. I hope many of you will join in my swap and share a family favorite of yours. Everyone is welcome to join in....newbies, regulars, lurkers, friends, followers! I know you all have something great to share so why not join in on the fun? :)

How to join my swap. :)

1) If you'd like to join in on the fun, simply write out your post on your blog as usual and leave the link here . *Link directly to your recipe. Next scroll down and click on the "Add your Link" button. You will be then be prompted to enter the URL {please make sure to link directly to your post}, name of your recipe, and Email and then select a thumbnail to upload. {your email will not be posted}

2) Please remember to always link back to Fresh from the Farm so that we see all the delicious recipes. It's also a way to find great new blogs and make wonderful new friends.

3) It's all about sharing so please do spread the word and please grab my Farmchick's I'll Be Home for Christms Recipe Swap Saturday button, {located on the top right column} and or Tweet/Facebook this swap to your friends and followers.

*How do I link directly to my recipe? After you have posted your recipe simply go to your blog, click that particular blog title. When this post comes up just highlight the addresss in the url box, copy and paste

If you have ANY questions please feel ask me. You can contact me either by leaving a comment on this post or shooting me an email. Sometimes doing new things like this on your computer can be a bit confusing so don't be shy...just ask! :)

Now, scroll down to the bottom of this post to add your recipe.



Blogger Sharon said...

Those cupcakes sure do look good.
I wrote down the frosting recipe as I have been looking for a cream cheese frosting.
Have a blessed day.

December 3, 2010 at 11:48 AM  
Blogger Deppen homestead 1862 said...

I simply love red velvet cupcakes!
So so good!
enjoy decorating all the trees!

December 3, 2010 at 1:04 PM  
Blogger Julie said...

Yum--how festive. I am happy to have a recipe from scratch. Those will be fun to make. thanks. Have a great weekend. Julie

December 3, 2010 at 1:04 PM  
Blogger Laurie at Turner Farm said...

Your cupcakes look fantastic ~ great photo. A recipe swap ~ so fun. I feel badly that I've been unable to participate. This time of year is very busy at the winery with Holiday parties and Gingerbread Festivals. My blogging is an escape from the cooking. I absolutely love your idea of the swap. How many more weeks are you doing it. Maybe after I get the festival behind me I can join in with all your fun! I sure do appreciate the invite ~ be back soon.

December 3, 2010 at 4:45 PM  
Blogger Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Beautiful cupcakes! I love the glow from Christmas trees too-enjoy:@)

December 3, 2010 at 5:19 PM  
Blogger Traci @ The Bakery said...

I promise I've tried to come over....stupid computer. I now have a new computer and IT IS LETTING ME!!! So, I get here...and what butt gets BIGGER!!! I swear I gain at least 10 lbs. when I come to your house!!! I got no recipes for you, but I've certainly found some on here!! I've missed you sweet friend!!!

December 3, 2010 at 9:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My husband's favorite cake is red velvet..I will be making these this weekend..Thank You for sharing..Have fun decorating those extra trees you are doing..I have two big trees in my home but also have smaller trees decorated everywhere..I too feel it makes for a festive home..

December 3, 2010 at 9:07 PM  
Blogger Susan said...

Going to have to start linking up with some Christmas recipes. The cupcakes look yummy and your tree is beautiful.

Have a wonderful weekend!

December 3, 2010 at 9:28 PM  
Blogger Carolyn (Harbor Hon) said...

Hi Hon!
I'm back sharing another of the recipes from my archives. You know I absolutely love these cookies. :) Thanks for sharing your great recipe with us too. I'll have to make these for the Sisters at Christmas. xxoo

December 4, 2010 at 6:23 PM  
Blogger Leslie @ Farm Fresh Fun said...

I feel like I cheated adding my cake box cookies, but I love your party and wanted to join in! Can't wait to explore more of the recipes shared here~ THANKS for hosting!

December 5, 2010 at 7:17 AM  

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