What is Christmas All About Anyway?

Every year in December, our church choir performs a Christmas Cantata. The music is always beautiful, reverent, uplifting, and a joy to hear. This year’s cantata really struck a chord with me. (No pun intended.) It is titled, “The Greatest Story Ever Told” by Dennis and Nan Allen. It has the usual narration about how Joseph and Read More

Make Your Holiday Meal Less Stressful – Prepare The Leftovers First!

A few years ago,  shortly before Thanksgiving time here in the U.S.,  I was trying to figure out how to prepare a Thanksgiving meal where I wasn’t stuck in the kitchen all day.  I really wanted to be able to enjoy time with our children and grandchildren and not be constantly running back and forth to the kitchen to prep or cook Read More

Snow and Quilting – Can this day get any better?

The last weather report I’d heard said we might get some snow flurries Friday night into Saturday.  I thought, “Yay! I love to see any snow falling! Maybe we’ll get at least a dusting.” Well, when this South Florida born and raised gal woke up this morning, and looked out the window, this is what Read More