Monthly Archive: December 2021

Christmas, love, hope

Hope And Love

Christmas is three days away.  If you are like me, anticipation is starting to hit. Butterflies in the stomach, excitement for family arrivals, and peace that overcomes your soul.  This peace – filled with hope and love – is the gift of Christmas.   Love makes all things easy and hope makes all...

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21 Years Ago….

Do you ever have a moment where you think it occurred just yesterday but in reality, it was two decades ago?  That is happening to me (and my husband) right now.  Our beautiful daughter is turning twenty-one.  On a snowy Monday morning in December, we made our way to the hospital.  Remembering back,...

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A Delicious Delight

Happy December.  Christmas is fast approaching, which means Christmas baking in the kitchen.  As you may have read last year – Mom’s Shortbread Cookies – I love Christmas baking.  This year, I have decided to share a delicious delight that I make every year – home-made Nanaimo Bars.   Although my Mom’s Shortbread Cookies...

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On The First Day Of Christmas…

I love Christmas.  I love the carols, the lights, the tree, the first snow, and even the baking.  Everything about the holiday, I love.  Advent has started and it got me thinking about what that means.  What does, “On the first Day of Christmas” mean to you? The magic of Christmas is not in...