Chrismukkah

Chrismukkah

"Chrismukkah" refers to the idea of merging Christmas and Hanukkah, while the concept of merging holidays was foreign to me, I embrace any reason to celebrate family and traditions (and great food!). The man in my life happens to celebrate Hanukkah, also referred to as the "festival of lights." I know very little about Hanukkah, [...]

Short Bread

Short Bread

They look like little snowballs, but they happen to be one of my favourite Christmas treats. In my opinion, nothing says Christmas more than shortbread, delicious! My mother would hide these morsels from me, and like a lab, I would sniff them out and nibble away in sweet bliss. Eventually, I would be caught red-handed, [...]

My Christmas Carol…

My Christmas Carol…

    I don't perceive myself as an "Ebenezer Scrooge" type and yet there are definitely parts of the Christmas holiday when I have those "bah humbug" moments.  I don't think   I'm alone.  Let's face it, Christmas can be stressful at the best of times,  I'm trying very hard not to get caught up [...]