The presents are open, the wrapping and boxes are thrown away, another Christmas is in the books. I am still not quite ready to take down the tree or turn off my Christmas lights outside. I want to savor the season as long as I can. There are still traces of Christmas in the kitchen…… Read More


Christmas eve is here.  The excitement of all the presents wrapped beneath the tree and the joy of gathering together as a family has arrived. I will never forget my first Christmas eve with the Thues. At that time there was only two little ones in the mix.  We sat around Grandma and Grandpas living… Read More