Cheeky or Catty?

I wonder if she's feeling a little Cheeky ... I'm thinking maybe so?!  After all, she's standing in front of her own heated house, with her very own Christmas stocking sporting a picture of herself.  If nothing else, I think it would be fair to say that she's a little bit spoiled, BUT she's worth it:-). …

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Easter or Christmas All Over Again?

If it weren't for the fact that I was born and raised in the "True North, strong and free", I might be Surprised by the weather this Easter weekend.  Notice that I said 'might'.  While the 'True North' and 'strong' parts speak true for those of us who live in Canada, it seems that we, …

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Mystical Time of the Year

Isn't there something Mystical about this time of the year?  Perhaps, it is because of traditions passed along and stories told, but at Christmas for those of us who celebrate, it seems that everything that would otherwise appear average everyday becomes simply extraordinary.  Trees, cookies, lights, deer, plump guys with white beards--all magically connotated and adored as the …

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Shortbread, Of Course

It’s Not This Time of Year Without… ....Shortbread Cookies:-). My whole lifelong, I would say that these delicious, buttery, little melt-in-your-mouth delights have been the one staple that really hasn't changed for us as a must-have Christmas tradition.  Ever since I can remember, there have always been a tin of these around--usually many, in fact, …

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