Cinnamon Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal Cookies bursting with cinnamon and fresh cranberries are a fantastic addition to your holidays!

Cinnamon Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies | Fabtastic Eats I can’t believe it’s this time of year again! The holidays, loaded with family and friends, love and laughter, a whole lotta food and a ridiculous amount of desserts! My favorite time of year…and not just for the permission to over indulge a bit!

I love the atmosphere, the crazy shoppers, the Christmas music playing throughout the stores, the lights and decorations strewn up around the malls and various town centers, the smells, the cozy scarfs and over-sized sweaters, the eggnog!, the food, the traditions and celebrations, the holiday parties and sparkles everywhere, and don’t forget about allll the holiday baking!

Cinnamon Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies | Fabtastic Eats I find myself trying to survive off cookies, cakes, butternut squash, coffee, & wine this time of year, oh and a little eggnog mixed in there! ;) I feel like people either love or hate eggnog..I , for one, am a huge lover of it.

Cookies are one of my favorite things to bake year round, but at Christmas, it’s even more fun. The flavors, the sugar cookie decorating parties, the holiday spirit mixed into the dough just makes them that much better, and making platters of cookies to bring to your friends and neighbors, is way too much fun, and a great way to spread the Christmas cheer!

Cinnamon Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies | Fabtastic Eats Add these Cinnamon Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies to your gift boxes this year…they’re soft and chewy on the inside, and slightly crisp along the edges, they’re sweet, with a little tart from the fresh cranberries, and most importantly, they taste fantastic! Enjoy!

Cinnamon Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies | Fabtastic Eats

Pomegranate Ginger-Sage Smash

A gorgeous and festive cocktail that is sweet, yet earthy with a little bite to it!

Pomegranate Ginger-Sage Smash | Fabtastic EatsIt’s beginning to look a lot like Christmasssss….Kidding, kind of. I know next week is Thanksgiving, but like I’ve mentioned, we already decorated for Christmas, (& I knoooow I’m not the only one!), this drink is super festive, and they start selling Christmas trees around here on the 25th, so per tradition, we’ll be picking ours up on Friday. We used to do black Friday shopping, who knows, maybe we still will, but it’s a lot harder to do with two little kids and the all the crazies ;)

Pomegranate Ginger-Sage Smash | Fabtastic Eatskiiiddding. not really, people go nuts on black Friday, I just don’t have it in me to wait in those lines or start a fight for the last item on the shelf. It’s pure entertainment to watch though..which may be part of the reason we used to show up to the mall at midnight…to watch the circus!

Pomegranate Ginger-Sage Smash | Fabtastic EatsBut now it sounds like we’d have to be there at 6pm, ON Thanksgiving. What in the holy hell is wrong with this country? Instead of spending the day with family and friends and being Thankful for all of it, people now have to spend the day lined up to buy that a TV or computer. I think its disgusting that companies started opening so early on Thanksgiving. It’s so unfair and so greedy. I’m going to stop now, because this fires me right up, and I like to try to keep it clean around here.

Pomegranate Ginger-Sage Smash | Fabtastic EatsSo! This pretty little drink would be a gorgeous addition to your Thanksgiving table, or any holiday party you’re hosting or attending this year! It’s festive and colorful, it’s tasty..slightly sweet, a bit earthy from the fresh sage, and a little bite to it from the ginger. It is is a perfect balance for everyone and will be quite a hit! Cheers!

Pomegranate Ginger-Sage Smash | Fabtastic Eats

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