Written by Kait Fowlie Popcorn has been a big holiday symbol through the ages. A Saxon custom back in the 1840s, it all started when Queen Victoria expressed a desire for a Christmas tree adorned in popcorn, ribbons, flowers, and fruit. Her wish was granted and the custom grew into a trend. We … [Read more...]
How To Host A Cookie Swap In 2014
Written by Kait Fowlie If the term "cookie swap" conjures an image of festive-sweater-wearing ladies pouring over plates of cookies to Christmas carols as an apron clad host breezes around spreading cheer, you're not alone. The tradition may be as old as your mother's KitchenAid mixer, but … [Read more...]
Christmas Is HOW Many Days Away?
I received a very alarming email this morning. I was going about my day, dealing with an overflowing inbox (as per usual) when Outlook informed me I had a brand new message. “There are only 49 days until Christmas!” the email happily announced. My face: I'm not sure if that fully … [Read more...]