Christmas Snacks: Nuts n’ Bolts

My mom makes this salty snack every Christmas. We call it Nuts n' Bolts. It may look like I just threw some cereal, pretzels and peanuts in a bowl and called it good, but there's a little more to it than that. However, it's still simple to make and a very tasty treat. Enjoy! Ingredients... Continue Reading →

Christmas Baking: Peppermint Candy Cane Brownies

So I couldn't let Christmas pass by without posting at least one Christmas baking recipe. Every year I enjoy making some of my family's favourite holiday baking, but it's also nice to try a new recipe. Via Pinterest I came across the following recipe for Peppermint Candy Cane Brownies on the Barbara Bakes blog. This... Continue Reading →

Christmas Decorations: Nativity Scene

Today I'm going to share photos of two of my favourite Christmas decorations - a Nativity scene with Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus; and three angels. I love these decorations because they're simple. And I received both of them as gifts from my mom. These items are from Ten Thousand Villages. If you're not familiar with... Continue Reading →

Christmas Decorations: Candles

Last year in the weeks leading up to Christmas I shared several of my family's favourite Christmas baking recipes. Check them out by searching for Christmas baking on this blog. This year I've decided to share a few of my favourite Christmas decorations. I've never gone all out when it comes to Christmas decorations for... Continue Reading →

Where’s Rudolph?

Several years ago while backpacking in Europe I visited my friend Josefin in Sweden. She grew up in northern Sweden, above the Arctic Circle. And a special kind of deer are farmed in this area - reindeer. This past weekend I found these special animals at a Christmas market near Calgary, Alberta. They were a... Continue Reading →

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