I’ve begun to deck the halls, and one of my favorite things is the kitchen Christmas tree.
There are a few holiday cookies & confections from the 1950s-60s that make my mouth water just thinking of them. They’re not complicated recipes featuring unusual ingredients – in fact they’re all simple to make. They’re pretty much just deliciousness with warm memories attached.
A small collection of artisan crafted nativity scenes is a special part of the Christmas decorations at our house. They were all purchased in the 1970s when we lived in Texas. Just before our first wedding anniversary, we moved to Dallas, where Ken had enrolled in graduate school at Southern Methodist University. What a great …
I created a vintage-inspired Christmas tree that featured “my angels” — my mother and all of my grandmothers over time for whom I had photographs — and included Victorian scrap angels, and vintage glass ornaments and garland. It is lovely and a wonderful reminder of love and family during the holidays.