Christmas Day 2021

Woke to light snow covering the ground and trees. Snow enough to warm our hearts and delight the children. Before heading to our daughter’s home, Susan and I took our Rapid Covid tests; both negative. Everyone attending the Christmas dinner took a rapid covid test. Sign of the times. As soon as we arrived atContinue reading “Christmas Day 2021”

Christmas Eve 2021

A blessing it was to host our traditional Family Christmas Eve Party a few short weeks ago. Last year we were unable to have our traditional Family Christmas Eve Party because of Covid. Here is our menu: Here are photos from the party (Click on photo to enlarge.): Left to right: apple cranberry crisp byContinue reading “Christmas Eve 2021”

Christmas Thumb Cookies

Also called Thumbprint Cookies. I made a batch. Christmas Thumbprint Raspberry Cookies. Recipe from The Tasha Tudor Cookbook. Delicious! Here I am putting the raspberry jam, seedless from Stonewall Kitchen, into the indentations, which I made with a small measuring spoon. I cooked them for about 20 minutes.

The Work of Christmas

Susan and I received our first Christmas cards of the season yesterday. Inside one card was this beautiful message: The Work of Christmas When the song of the angels is stilled, When the star in the sky is gone, When the kings and princes are home, When the shepherds are back with their flock, TheContinue reading “The Work of Christmas”