Monthly Archives: December 2008

Happy Holydays!

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given, and the government will be upon his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, the Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of … read more

Advent, Crèche, Christmas Tree, and Candy: A Few Of Our Traditions

As we approach the end of Advent and anticipate the most wonderful celebration of Christmas, our home has been a flurry of activity. We have travelled to Williamsburg for our ninth Grand Illumination, finally set … read more

Red Velvet Yule Logs: From Disaster To Delicious

It was time for another Bake Sale at school. The Pumpkin Rolls had been such a success that we wanted a repeat. This time Sheila and I brain stormed and our thoughts ran from small … read more

Homemade Christmas Part III: Rindy’s Candied Nuts

I have made pecans from my Ma’s recipe for years using this type of meringue but I have never done it with mixed nuts. I have had Rindy’s Candied Nuts before and they are delicious, so … read more

Homemade Christmas Part II: Aplets or Turkish Delight

Now for Lori’s recipe at Lori’s Lipsmacking Goodness. Last week Lori gave the recipe on how to make Aplets. Since Himself is from Washington State we know all about Aplets and Cotlets or … read more

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