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Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Last year, my husband wanted to stay home and have a quiet Christmas Eve and Christmas, so that’s what we did. Since I had been up ’til about 0700 playing Borderlands 2, I slept til about 1300 when my husband asked if I wanted to go to the store. He Read more →

My First Christmas in Florida (Part of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop)

Today’s prompt for the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop hosted by Toni at One Chocolate Box is “a treasured Christmas memory,” so I thought I’d tell you about the first time my my parents and younger brothers came to visit me in Florida for Christmas, which was also my first Christmas Read more →

The Truth About Santa, a Poem & an Explanation (Part of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop)

Today’s prompt for the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop hosted by Toni at One Chocolate Box is “the truth about Santa”. [SPOILER ALERT: If you’re a child, move along unless you’re the type of child who likes illusions shattered for them. In that case, lay on, Macduff.] I actually happen to Read more →

Peanut Butter Blossoms (Part of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop)

Today Toni at One Chocolate Box wants to know about favorite Christmas treats.  One of mine is buckeyes, but I’ve already shown you how to make those, so today I thought I would tell you how to make another of my favorite peanut buttery Christmas treats: peanut butter blossoms. These Read more →

Live & Learn Thursday: Making Green Bean Casserole (Part of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop)

Today is the 4th day of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop hosted by Toni at One Chocolate Box. The suggested prompt is plans for the holiday, but I honestly don’t know what I’m going to be doing. Probably hanging out at home and making some of the same food I Read more →

Early Christmas Memories (Part of the Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop)

Today kicks of Toni’s Christmas Spectacular Blog Hop. The prompt for today is “your earliest memory of Christmas,” but she also says it’s okay to “put your own spin on the topics listed” or “even write about something else Christmas related”. I’m going to take advantage of that twist. Maybe Read more →

Buckeyes (the Candies/Cookies not the Nuts) for Totally Tasty Tuesdays

If you like chocolate and you like peanut butter, then you will probably love these candies/cookies I grew up with called buckeyes. (I don’t think there’s a consensus on which they qualify as, so it’s up to you what to call them. I’m going to go with candies for this Read more →

Our First Christmas in Germany and Making My First Turkey (Includes the Recipe)

Since we had just gotten our household goods a few days before Christmas, I was not sure how much of a holiday we would have or what we would do. We bought a little turkey, just under 4 pounds, a couple of days before Christmas. I searched for recipes online Read more →

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