Daily Archives: December 7, 2009

Christmas open house

As usual, we did not take nearly enough pictures. We were having too much fun visiting with our company. My son took many of these shots for me just as the party was getting underway. Living room A gaggle of great guys in the living room. And time to catch up with friends. Dining room, […]


This is such an easy recipe! And delicious. And so pretty when rolled in sparkly sanding sugar. Sugarplums 1 c. almonds 3/4 c. walnuts 3/4 c. dried apricots 3/4 c. diced dates 3/4 c. raisins zest and juice of 1 orange (may substitute a few tablespoons of bottled orange juice) gold sanding sugar or white […]

menu plan monday ~ december 7, 2009

We had a wonderful time at the open house yesterday. There were about 175 guests. The Putz display looked great on the cookie table. I think it will move to the corner of the kitchen counter after the house concert party this Thursday. Monday Cheesy Potato Sausage Soup Tuesday baked ziti homemade rolls green salad […]