• The tale of two Christmas Eve dinners

    Christmas Eve in the city. Bah humbug! Darn the Grinch who stole Christmas from us this year! Still it’s the holidays so we’ll just make-believe this one and get to the mall early to catch a movie.…

  • Christmas menu planning 2016

    My Christmas menu is pretty much a blank right now. Blame it on the weather, what else? It’s very sunny but it’s also f-f-reezing, if that even makes any sense. Step outside and you’ll feel Nature’s air-conditioning…

  • A simple Christmas

    We’re hibernating. Yup, huge home-loving types that we are (not!). Why else would we not be spending a quiet day at home during Christmas time? Well, the real reason is that we’ve done more than our fair…

  • Christmas Eve 2011 dinner… and the spoils

    We had a simple but scrumptious Christmas dinner this year. Just my kind of Christmas dinner, the kind that doesn’t take a whole lot of sweating, slaving and slogging in the kitchen but turns out to be…

  • cute surprises on Boxing Day

    Technically we don’t celebrate Christmas. No Christmas tree in our living room and obviously no gift-wrapped boxes to trip over, though I do occasionally scare the neighbors with my rendition of a Christmas carol or two. But…