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Merry Christmas Everyone!

Good Bye’s and Hello’s Hard to believe this year is almost gone. It’s been a year filled with everything I could imagine and a few things I couldn’t imagine. Our family lost three wonderful people over the course of the year . . . my Uncle Arnold, Uncle Jerry and Aunt Rose. Christmas won’t be […]

Sugar Cookies & Pepparkakor (Ginger Thins)

WOW – it’s like summer again today. Temp is in the 70’s – but the wind is ferocious . . . just like March.  Hear it is supposed to be getting colder – with temps back down in the 30-40 degree range starting tomorrow and through the weekend. That being said – David and I […]

Rum Cake, Eggnog Cake . . . with Rum Glaze

Weather here has been overcast and too cool for outside projects. So, we’ve been staying inside doing some minor cleaning, sorting, and stashing. Don’t know if it’s because I’m getting older or because I just have so much stuff – but it’s amazing what I don’t remember having. And, then there’s the odd thing that […]

Good News-Bad News & Bing Cherries

All in all our Thanksgiving was very enjoyable. Visited with family and friends  – lots of good food and got some needed R ‘n R … that’s so we’ll be ready for all the Christmas going-ons just around the corner. Made the Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake for Thanksgiving and as a follow up have couple of comments. First, it was […]