Category: Christmas

A Visit from St. Nicholas on the Tree

A Visit from St. Nicholas on the Tree

I’ve had a number of comments asking if I would share our Christmas tree that’s twinkling in the background behind my table and recent recipes.  It’s not a theme tree, just ornaments collected over 20+ years. I highlighted some to share along with a holiday tradition and poem, “A Visit from St. Nicholas“,  or more commonly…

A Christmas Table for Two with Plaid and Birds

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A Christmas table for two, I set by the tree, The lights all aglow, the twinkle to see. Tartans with red join birds of a feather, Dishes, greenery and plaid, have all flocked together. Winter Greetings by Lenox, a bird lover’s delight, Nest at the table, to make spirits bright. A Cardinal, Nuthatch, and wee Chickadee, Join napkin…

No-Bake Coconut Orange Snowballs

No-Bake Coconut-Orange Snowballs

Have you finished your holiday baking? I have a no-bake cookie that is an oldie but a goodie! I was first introduced to this cookie at one of my bridal showers, back when Vanilla Wafers came in 12 oz. instead of 11 oz. boxes, and were larger than they are now. :)  I used to make two recipes of these Coconut-Orange…

Adding Christmas Joy to the Potting Shed

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 Have you finished decking the halls and trimming the tree? I’ve been adding some Christmas Joy to the back porch of my Potting Shed. . . I hung some galvanized letters on my shutters to spell “Joy” and cut some sprigs of cedar to tuck in the louvers for a little Christmas green. Pots are filled with Christmas greenery, free for the clipping, and…