Tag Archives: Christmas

Hanging of the Greens

  We had quite a joyous celebration at Advent Lutheran to mark the First Sunday of Advent. The music, readings and reflections as well as the participation of the congregation in decorating the church was beautiful and moving. The pews were … Continue reading

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Time To Make The Fruitcake!

FRUITCAKE LOVERS UNITE! In order for the full flavor to shine through you want to make your fruitcakes soon to allow them to “age”. I have shared a tried and true family recipe here in my Nana’s Kitchen section. Why … Continue reading

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Holiday Recap and Onward Into 2015

Ah, January. Cold and snow and the joy of watching the birds visit the feeder outside my door.  A new year has come. As my husband and I toasted farewell to 2014 we reflected on the highlights of the passing year, some good … Continue reading

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Belsnickel

Do you know who Belsnickel is? Visit my holiday page CHRISTMAS – BELSNICKEL to learn more about him!

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Revisit “A Christmas Carol”

The birth of Jesus, the story of the first Christmas found in the scriptures, is the main focus of my Christmas celebration.  However, there is another great influence on my outlook not just during the holiday season, but the whole year. … Continue reading

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Planning Ahead – Surviving the Celebrations to Come!

Having made it through 50 plus holiday seasons, I have learned a few tricks along the way. I thought I would share a few ideas here in the hopes of saving you a few headaches during what can be a … Continue reading

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