Category: Christmas

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…

Southern Living Big Book of Christmas

    Southern Living Big Book of Christmas ****.* by the Editors of Southern Living Magazine     I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera~     And Jenny Matlock for Alphabe-Thursday~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter J~       A compendium &…