Christmas Eve Gumbo *

Welcome to our last Friday in July ! Hope you enjoyed our Holiday post:   In South Louisiana we celebrate Christmas Eve a little different - while everyone attends Midnight Mass and wait for Santa you will find a pot of Gumbo on the stove . Gumbo can be made with lots of different ingredients  [...]

A Christmas to Cherish * Josie Rivier

  book link   There’s nothing a Christmas kiss won’t cure. Except perhaps a shattered heart… When Emmanuelle Sumter steps off the train in Cherish, South Carolina—a town simply glowing with the promise of Christmas—she finds herself praying God will help her find the broken pieces of her life. Shattered, like her beloved harp. Her [...]

A Christmas to Remember *

With the coming of the Holiday's can anything be better than watching Hallmark Holidays Movies ? Maybe reading the book based on the Movie!! Lisa      book link She can’t remember who she is, but she likes who she’s become when she’s with him… Jennifer needs a break. The perfectionist TV star heads to [...]

Christmas in July * Pumpkin Bread

Hi - It's  Christmas in July on my website.  Today I bring you a great holiday Bread recipe  -perfect for the Fall season. Don't you just love the smell of baking bread. Pour the batter in small holiday loaf pans -bake & wrap. Makes great gist for friends and family or work mates.   Pumpkin Bread  [...]

Planning a Tree Trimming Party *

Welcome to Friday and time for another holiday  post : As we celebrate Christmas in July. Check out Lisa's Daily Grind for some great party food.   Choose a Date  / Time  ( which might be the hardest thing ) Choose a Theme Choose a Place to have it.  ( Depending on size & theme ) [...]

Death by Eggnog * Alex Erickson

book link Krissy Hancock is staying in her adopted hometown of Pine Hills, Ohio, for Christmas this year—and she even has a whole week off from her combination bookstore-café. But a killer is about to dampen her spirits . . . Unfortunately, Krissy’s been roped into filling in for a sick elf in the local [...]

Christmas in July * Eggnog Recipe

Today I start my Christmas in July fun!  You might say No too early but it's never too early to plan ahead, I am sharing some family recipes & stories ,Books and more to get you in the Holiday mood. And yes -its in the 90's today in South Louisiana.   My Dad has a [...]