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23 Christmas Leftovers Recipes

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After days of feasting and festivities, often your fridge is still packed and you are left wondering how in the world to use up all of those Christmas leftovers.  Don’t throw them out, use them up!  How? We are sharing 23 fantastic recipes for using up Christmas leftovers!  Whether you have leftover ham, turkey, roast beef or even cranberry sauce, you can create something delicious from those leftover items in your refrigerator. And—it’s easier the second time around!


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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it’s okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.