Category: Christmas

Nell Hill’s Christmas at Home

  Nell Hill’s Christmas at Home ****.* by Mary Carol Garrity I’m joining Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word~ “The town of Atchison, Kansas, is never busier than at Christmastime. It is during this season that the acclaimed Nell Hill’s home decorating emporium is transformed into…

A Redbird Christmas

    A Redbird Christmas ****.* by Fannie Flagg     I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word.   My love of books is no secret~ factor in birds in a Christmas setting and this is a recipe for happy holiday reading. For me, a bird book in the hand, is worth a few…

The Christmas Cookie Club

The Christmas Cookie Club ** with extra sprinkles for the recipes I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word.   “Mark your calendar. It’s the Christmas Cookie Club! Every year on the first Monday of the December, Marnie & twelve of her closest girlfriends gather in…

Christopher Radko’s Heart of Christmas

    Christopher Radko’s Heart of Christmas ****     I’m joining Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word~   During the month of December you are invited to share a holiday book, in whatever manner you chose. . .using your decorations, collectibles or food from the kitchen.…

A Visit from St. Nicholas

My pattern, St. Nicholas, by Fitz & Floyd, Retired many years, breaking I hope to avoid~ The plates show St. Nick decorating the tree~ His fondness for musical sounds, you can see. Drums, horns, as well as bells too,  Are placed on the tree all in plain view~ Beaded garland is swagged & placed just so,…

Christmas at the Zoo

    Christmas at the Zoo ****   by George White, Bruce Foster, and Jason O’Malley     I’m joining Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word~   During the month of December you are invited to share a holiday book, in whatever manner you chose. . .using your…

Christmas Greetings

I pulled out some vintage Christmas items and set a table to display them. . .  Cardboard Christmas village houses & churches, known as Putz houses, most old mixed with some new. . . I’ve used this quilt on my table before~ it’s currently nestled underneath my tree at the lake serving as a tree skirt.  Christmas Greetings …

Kris Kringle

 Kris Kringle~ aka Santa Claus, also known as St. Nick, and Father Christmas~ is known across the globe. I set a table with my various Fitz & Floyd Santa pieces collected through the years. . .     The western idea of Santa Claus is a combination of the European traditions of Kris Kringle, Father…

The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree

    The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree **** by Gloria Huston I’m joining Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word.  This story takes place in a little mountain town in North Carolina. We visited Spruce Pine this past weekend for a taste of small town mountain life, and were…

Bunny Christmas

    Bunny Christmas *****  by Rick Walton- Author  &  Paige Miglio- Illustrator     I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite~ for the written word and food. I’m also joining Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday as part of this Edible Review.     I ran…