A FAMILY TRADITION ENDURES AND HEALTHFUL EGGNOG

My husband, Dean, has made gingerbread houses for the grandkids to decorate since they were very small (the oldest just turned 20). They were pleased that he was able to continue the tradition this year despite his recent hospital stay. I made hot chocolate for the kids but Dean doesn’t like hot drinks, so I made eggnog for him. I don’t know why I didn’t think of that sooner!  I haven’t been able to persuade him to join me in my morning regimen of Butter…

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS

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2008 2015 Just a little reminder about how time flies! My husband started making gingerbread houses with the grandchildren when they very small and the tradition has endured. Brandon is 19 now and home from college. They stayed to help decorate our tree after finishing their creations. Yes, that’s an octopus on top of Brandon’s house. And no, they are not low-carb. Dean loves to play Santa and I try not to be too much of a Grinch. Wishing you the very best for the…

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OK, THAT’S ENOUGH SNOW AND CHRISTMAS WRAP UP

It’s still snowing. We’ve been stuck at home for most of the week. We put chains on the tires in order to make it to my daughter’s house yesterday, but we had 6 more inches of accumulation while we were there and the trip home was a bit dicey. Today we got another 5 or so inches more than what you see in the picture above. The Seattle area seldom gets more than 2 feet of snow and they are not equipped to deal with…

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