Wishing You Peace

Wishing You Peace At Christmas And Throughout The New Year Merry Christmas

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Joy To The World

May the warmth and joy of Christmas be with you and yours during this wonderful season and throughout the year. May each of you have a holiday filled with peace and happiness shared among the company of family and good friends. Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noël, Frohe Weihnachten, Buon Natale, and Feliz Navidad **** Our homes, […]

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Christmas Time Is Here Once More

How quickly time passes, Christmas Time Is Here Once More. The trees are all trimmed, the stockings are hung, and the cakes and cookies are baked. Come in out of the cold and join me in our country kitchen for a cup of holiday cheer. We can sit in front of the fire in the […]

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Celebrating Christmas In Germany And Austria

While Christmas at our beautiful home in New Hampshire is wonderful,  lately I been remembering Christmases past in Europe. My husband and I have found that there is no lovelier tradition than Celebrating Christmas In Germany and Austria…the Germanic regions of Europe where many of our own holiday traditions originated many hundreds of years ago and […]

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Joyous Wishes For The Holiday Season

Joyous Wishes For The Holiday Season the warmest wishes for a holiday filled with the warmth of home the love of family and the company of good friends **** I hope you enjoy the pretty watercolor painting I have chosen for this year’s Christmas greeting. The Atkinson Congregational Church was built in 1835 in Atkinson, […]

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

It’s  Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas. There is snow on the ground, the wreaths are hung and candles are in all the windows. The trees are trimmed, the house is decorated and the Christmas cookies have been baked. I thought it would be the perfect time to give you a little house tour. We […]

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Tiffany Snowflake Cookies

“Dear Santa, I’ve been a very good girl this year. Hopefully, when you see the beautifully decorated Tiffany Snowflake Cookies that I baked for you, the cookies will give you a hint of what I would like for Christmas this year. I would be thrilled to find a little Tiffany Blue box the same color as […]

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I Wish You A Merry Christmas

From our home to yours, I Wish You A Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noël, Buon Natale, Frohe Weihnachten, Feliz Navidad, and God Jul. I hope you and your loved ones have a bright and beautiful holiday whether you spend it where it is snowy and white, or sunny and warm. Whatever your traditions are at this […]

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The Season To Be Jolly

Tis’ the season to be jolly and to me that means it’s time for my husband and I to have our annual open house Christmas party. Our parties have changed over the years depending on where we have lived. While living in Miami, there was the glitz and glamour of catered affairs and guests dressed […]

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Simpler Times And A Cookie That Tastes Like Christmas

In this fast paced contemporary world of glass and steel, of iPhones and laptop computers, it is sometimes nice to reflect back on simpler times. If you were able to visit my home during this holiday period and step into the parlor (which would be referred to today as a living room), perhaps you could […]

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