Quotation Saturday: The Magic that is Christmas

  Mamacita says:  I love these days leading up to Christmas more than any other time of the year. I love the planning. I love the baking. I love the making lists. I love the shopping, which I actually do … Continue reading

O Christmas Tree. . . .

Mamacita says:  I’ve been talking about Christmas trees with beloved cousin Tammi. . . . Hers are fantastic, and she has almost as many as I do. I don’t like ribbons and bows and huge garlands on Christmas trees; mine … Continue reading

Twas the Night After Christmas. . . .

Mamacita says:  The problem with the night AFTER Christmas is the word “after” in regard to Christmas. The best part of the season is the anticipation.  The weeks and days building up to it, the lists and the baking and … Continue reading

Merry Hogwarts Christmas To You

Mamacita says: James and Lily Potter weren’t the only parents who knew about magic, you know. I love to imagine Christmas at the Burrow, also; Molly and Arthur Weasley, poor as they were, must have given their large family a … Continue reading

No-Bake Cookies, Again? Your Wish Is My Command

Mamacita says:  Hot weather must have arrived for good because I’ve had a kazillion (rough estimate) requests for the No-Bake Cookies recipe, so here is the one I use. Please bear in mind that I do not use actual measuring … Continue reading