Hanukkah

Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a Jewish festival commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire. It is also known as the Festival of Lights. Sun, Dec 22, 2019 – Mon, Dec 30, 2019 During Hanukkah, on each of the eight nights, a candle is lit in a [...]

Christmas Holly

Christmas Holly

Since our last cold spell about the only thing with color is my large holly tree with red berries. But what do you know about Holly and its Christmas tie in? Holly, Ivy and other greenery such as Mistletoe were originally used in pre-Christian times to help celebrate the Winter Solstice Festival and ward off [...]

Christmas Home Coming

Christmas Home Coming

Welcome to my Friday Home for the Holidays addition: Today I am sharing our Christmas Home Coming at Church. Every one came together family,friends and community leader for a service at our local Methodist church. Decorated for the holidays and lunch served after it was a wonderful event-loved by all. Lisa https://youtu.be/wTBJa8O_dnQ

Elf on the Shelf fun !

Elf on the Shelf fun !

The elf puppet 'appears' in houses at the start of December having been sent by Father Christmas to check whether children are being naughty or nice . Does he make a visit at your house? The Elf on the Shelf® is a fun-filled Christmas tradition that has captured the hearts of children everywhere who welcome home [...]

Rejoice * 3rd Sunday of Advent

Rejoice * 3rd Sunday of Advent

The third Sunday of Advent is Gaudete Sunday and is meant to remind us of the joy that the world experienced at the birth of Jesus, as well as the joy that the faithful have reached the midpoint of Advent. Gaudete (English: /ˈɡaʊdeɪteɪ/, Ecclesiastical Latin: [gawˈdetɛ]; "rejoice [ye]" in Latin) is a sacred Christmas carol, thought to have been composed in the 16th [...]

EggNog * Yes or No ?

EggNog  *  Yes or No ?

My father loves eggnog. And it's a tradition to make a batch for the holiday's to enjoy with family >>> What is Eggnog? Eggnog, egg nog or egg-nog, historically also known as milk punch or egg milk punch, is a rich, chilled, sweetened, dairy-based beverage. It is traditionally made with milk, cream, sugar, whipped egg [...]

Thursday Food Blog

Thursday Food Blog

Today it's all about Ginger . It's National Ginger Bread House day : In the Slow Cooker : 1½ pounds  boneless, skinless chicken thighs⅓ cup  unsalted butter, melted½ cup  honey1 tablespoon  grated fresh ginger⅓ cup  soy sauce ( light or low salt) 1 tablespoon  lime juicefresh black pepper, to tastetwo scallions, minced ( green onions) Place the chicken thighs into the Crock-Pot.Stir together the melted butter, honey, [...]

Black Friday recipe

Black Friday  recipe

Happy Black Friday ! The day afyer Thanksgiving- True meaning of Black Friday : The earliest evidence of the phrase Black Friday applied to the day after Thanksgiving in a shopping context suggests that the term originated in Philadelphia, where it was used to describe the heavy and disruptive pedestrian and vehicle traffic that would occur on [...]