With Christmas almost upon us, memories of Christmases past always seem to be flooding in for me. Some of them are wonderful, others are bittersweet. The photo above was my Christmas card the first year Buckley spent Christmas with Amber and me. I...more
There are things that are handed down from female generation to female generation: How to cook a pot roast. Taste in men. How you polish your nails. And of course......soap operas.I'm just going to say it. I miss Guiding Light.Both my grandmothers, and my mother use to watch GL. Then my sister and I did.....and still do. Part of my ritual, up to even the last day, was to brush my teeth, put my pajamas on, then go to cbs.com, and watch the recap of Guiding Light....more
Trick-or-treat! These words bring back images from my childhood as well as new traditions with my own family. The custom can bring out the best from children, the worst from teens, and is loved and hated by adults. Still, Halloween marks the start of the autumn and winter holiday season, commercialism and all.
My grandfather made the best chocolate chip cookies I've ever had. I am a cookie freak in a family of cookie freaks and they are my seminal cookie, the cookie to dominate all other undeserving cookies in the world. I can still see them stacked in careful waxed paper layers in the tins, perfect chip-to-dough ratio, just a bit harder than your average chocolate chip cookie, lovely and bumpy and exactly perfect mix of sugar and salt....more
Christmas Activities for Kids-Coloring Sheet, Printable Games, Recipes, and Decorations!
At Ziggity Zoom we have lots of activities for Christmas and other Holidays. We have Christmas cards, Christmas craft projects,lots of coloring sheets, printables, easy and inexpensive to make gifts and ornaments for kids to give.
We love Christmas Cookies, Breakfast on Christmas, a Feast and family- we have ideas and recipes to get you through family holiday parties.
This holiday season brings out so many much loved traditions. Most families have unique activities, foods, decorations and music that makes this season so special and individualized to our families. (Obviously, right?)I have been thinking about this a lot lately. This is the first Christmas in my entire married life - that's 11 years, folks- where we will be home for that day. I want to make it special for my family and to be honest, I'm a little bit intimidated. I am just not sure where to start.
I have never been one to participate in many cookie swaps during the holiday season. I always wondered what I would do with all of those dozens of cookies when my house already is filled with treats. However, I do indulge in extra baking during this season. One baking session that was a regular occurrence for a few years was an afternoon of baking with my dad.
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We asked 15 bloggers how PAM Cooking Spray helps them spend less time in the kitchen, and more time eating and celebrating with loved ones. Read their tips, tricks and recipes for great holiday cooking with PAM Cooking Spray, and enter to win a $100 Visa gift card. Read more