Tag: Happy Holidays

A Beary Merry Christmas

I managed to get a few cute pictures of Bear and Keltin among the chaos that is Main Street Grapevine at Christmas time and a couple funny stories! There was a rust bucket of a truck stopped at a long red playing loud music on the worst bass set up I have ever heard and

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Christmas Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies

We had a Christmas Cookie contest at work. Unfortunately, I did not win but I did come up with a tasty variation on some of my favorite cookies: Chocolate Chip Pistachio garnished with crushed Peppermint. This is a fun and fairly simple change to give an easy recipe a little holiday flair! See the original

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Christmas in Grapevine

Grapevine, Texas calls itself the Christmas Capitol of Texas. Now, I’m not sure I believe that but they do have quite the decorations on their Historic Downtown Main Street! If you have little ones don’t miss the North Pole Express and a visit to Santa’s Village. There are so many more decorations that I wanted

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BLOGMAS 2018: Homemade Apple Cider

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Christmas is right around the corner and I’ve been cooking away. Yesterday I made my first batch of homemade apple cider. My batch was made a bit differently because I didn’t have whole spices. Instead I put ground spices into a tea filter bag and put that into the crock

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Weekend Wanderings: Pencil Box

I’m going to hold off on my travel stories until after the holiday. I feel like I don’t have enough time to write them properly along with edit photos but that doesn’t mean that I don’t have things to write about. Recently Keltin received his second CW Pencils Quarterly Subscription Box and his excitement over

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BLOGMAS 2018: Favorite Christmas Songs

I personally give Christmas music a bad name the majority of the year but I actually do like some songs and during the season I enjoy it. I just feel that each holiday deserves to be celebrated it is own time. Here are various versions of my favorite Christmas songs in no particular order.  Snoopy’s

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BLOGMAS 2018: Hot Chocolate

I’m seriously behind on my Blogmas posts this year but never fear, they start today with a little bit of Christmas cheer! Don’t ask why that rhymes, sometimes rhyming just happens. Anyway, a requirement for cold days and Christmas movies is a nice cup of Hot Chocolate. Like most things, I prefer to make my

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