This year I brought back my favorite hurricane candle with peppermints on my center island. Total cost $1.50 for peppermints. I decided not to unwrap them because I think they would get pretty gross and sticky after a while. I like how the green candle contrasts with the candies but I am on the lookout for a red flame-less candle on the post-holiday sale racks.
Over the sliding doors in the eating ware, I propped up this "Believe" sign. It's made of mental and really neat. Next year I may use it outside over the front door but I need to seal it well first.
A couple of other kitchen touches -
How do you decorate your kitchen for the holidays, or do you totally ignore it?