I Love Christmas, and I Don't Feel Like A Hypocrite!

I was asked recently if I felt like a hypocrite for celebrating Christmas.The question wasn’t posed maliciously, just curiously. I was having a discussion with someone about the importance of participating in Christmas when we aren’t Christians ourselves, when the question was asked by another person. I wasn’t offended, as it seemed the person was really trying to understand the conundrum.The answer is no, I don’t feel like a hypocrite....more

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Yes, Veronica, There is a Santa Claus

"Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can't see."- Conductor Polar Express  Two years ago, when Veronica was in first grade, she started having doubts....more

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookies

18 delicious holiday dessert recipes

Enjoy this holiday and Christmas and treat your family and friends with these 18 delicious and easy dessert recipes. Happy holiday and Merry Christmas!For recipe visit : Holiday Dessert Recipes ...more

Rocky Road Candy

Rocky Road Candy is a favorite Christmas treat for my family. My mom used to make this every Christmas, and now both my brother and I make sure that our families have it each year as well....more

A Short, but Sincere Christmas Wish to all Mothers

May your day be filled with joy, peace, and long naps.May the tantrums be short and efficient.May the food go in mouths; not on walls, floors, and hair.May the travel be brief and uneventful.May the extended family be gracious, and judgment free.May the smiles be bountiful, the happiness contagious.May the “thank you’s” be aplenty, and not prompted....more

Letting go of Christmas

Two Christmas Napkin Ring Ideas

 The holiday season conjures up visions of good cheer, decorations, gift giving and eating, eating and more eating.  We all know that lots of Christmas activities center around the dining table so I want to share with you two Christmas napkin ring ideas which are both festive and easy to make....more

Five Gift Basket Ideas for Your Co-Workers This Holiday Season

 When it comes to your co-workers, you want to make sure you are buying thoughtful gifts that don’t break the bank. Here are some great gift baskets to make for those people who work their tails off all year ’round....more