Two Quick Happy Birthdays…

…before I go… Happy Birthday to my friend, Janice, and Happy Birthday to my friend, Sheila. I’m sitting here trying to decide just how much time I have to write about either of them (and it’s not much)…they are friends who came into my life at vastly different times, and what has suddenly occurred toContinue reading “Two Quick Happy Birthdays…”

Other Strands of the Braid

I have written now about my mother-in-law, and a couple of the cookie-related traditions in my husband’s side of the family. Along with those, I am including some of the traditions of my own family… For dinner on Christmas day, for instance, we have Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding. (Yes, I’ll post a recipe forContinue reading “Other Strands of the Braid”

The Cookie Tradition, Continued…

I have been given a welcome nod and a nudge, as well, from Sheila regarding my post the other day about my mother-in-law’s traditional cookie baking. I inherited that role in the family after her all-too-soon passing last November. One might say the spatula has been passed…. (or one might not, depending on one’s senseContinue reading “The Cookie Tradition, Continued…”