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Yuletide Drinks

Happy Solstice and Joyous Yule! We have a full moon this year, so we’re staying up all night as a vigil for the coming sun! We’re going to touch on three seasonal drinks here. First is a special infused brandy that we are going… Continue Reading “Yuletide Drinks”

Spelled Shortbread Cookies

My latest baking obsession has been cookies.  Most especially, shortbread cookies!  A fan of persnickety recipes (for some reason), I love the delicacy of shortbread.  It’s actually a very simple recipe, it only requires some patience.  What’s especially nice about this simple treat is… Continue Reading “Spelled Shortbread Cookies”

All Natural Yule Wreath

Today I’m making a big wreath to hang on the front of our house for Yule. First of all, I want to complain a little about my husband B teasing me for often saying “reef” because my Arizona drawl comes out now and then.… Continue Reading “All Natural Yule Wreath”

Yule Fruit Garlands

For Yule, I’m decorating my house in garlands of cranberries, dried orange slices, cinnamon sticks, and star anise, and making a wreath that I will post on next. There is also a pine cone garland, I’ll talk about that briefly at the end. This… Continue Reading “Yule Fruit Garlands”