Advent 2022: Day 23

Good morning! Hopefully, you’re looking forward to a nice weekend with loved ones. Food scientist Ann Reardon from How to Cook That recently made her annual gingerbread house. Per usual, she did an incredible job. Even better, the gingerbread house was donated to a most worthy cause. Even though she also gives a detailed templateContinue reading “Advent 2022: Day 23”

Advent 2022: Day 22

Good morning! Hope that your week is going well and wrapping itself up nicely. This little snippet from the December 25, 1899 edition of The Evening Times (Washington, DC) just gave me a chuckle. Hopefully, it will make you laugh as well. The turn of phrase is priceless. Enjoy! Okay, that’s all for now. MayContinue reading “Advent 2022: Day 22”

Advent 2022: Day 21

Good morning! Halfway through the week. Woo! Beryl Shereshewsky put the call out to her viewers for holiday desserts and they did not disappoint. I especially want to try the “emperor’s mess” because it sounds delicious and amusing at the same time. I’m feeling inspired. One of these years, I’m going to take a coupleContinue reading “Advent 2022: Day 21”

Advent 2022: Day 20

Good morning! Happy Taco Tuesday, friends. It’s only 5 days until Christmas is here! I feel like I should preface this installment with an apology. One of the usual rabbit hole internet searches took a bit of a turn. When you think “Well, it’s Taco Tuesday. Is there something that incorporates both Christmas and tacos?”Continue reading “Advent 2022: Day 20”

Advent 2022: Day 19

Good morning! Brrrr. The home stretch to Christmas has arrived. Hopefully, you are all staying warm and getting ready for time with loved ones! Just in case your Christmas shopping is not complete, here are some “suitable” gift ideas published in the The Glasgow Herald on Dec 18, 1857. Which book would you prefer toContinue reading “Advent 2022: Day 19”

Advent 2022: Day 18

Good morning! Hopefully, you all are having a great weekend so far. Today, enjoy a great arrangement of “Carol of the Bells” as you get your Sunday going. Perhaps with a cup of eggnog and some sugar cookies. Because those are an acceptable breakfast in December. Okay, that’s all for now. Have a cheerful day,Continue reading “Advent 2022: Day 18”

Advent 2022: Day 17

Good morning! Hopefully, you all had a wonderful week and are ready for a little downtime today. Speaking of which, here’s some Christmas music to facilitate your Saturday whether that means wrapping gifts, decorating, or even baking. Who better to serenade you than “Old Blue Eyes” himself? Okay, that’s all for now. Have a musicalContinue reading “Advent 2022: Day 17”

Advent 2022: Day 16

Good morning and Happy Friday! We’ve made it to the weekend with just under 10 days left to Christmas. Oh, my! You might be thinking at this point that I must have been hungry in the week when this Advent series was written. You would not be wrong! Every phone conversation this week seemed toContinue reading “Advent 2022: Day 16”