The (real) night before Christmas

Holiday throwbacks are everywhere this season, from the lighted ceramic Christmas tree grandma made to Uncle Bob’s recipe for spiked egg nog which nobody really likes but will still drink to make it through the night. This week, I wanted to bring back a Christmas classic. I gathered together a plate of cookies and a […]

Savor the days

This year’s countdown to the holidays began on October 31st when people started decorating for Christmas and department stores rolled out their holiday advertising campaigns. Blame it on the pandemic, or the thirst for diversion from the nightly news. People are ready to party like never before to make up for last year’s masked-up isolated […]