November 1st: All Saints Day: The History And Traditions Behind The Holiday : Reposting When Is All Saints Day : What Is It And Who Celebrates It. Now that spooky season is officially over and our Halloween costumes are packed away for another year, our thoughts may start to turn to Christmas. But don’t be putting up the tinsel just yet, because directly after Halloween is the Christian holiday of All… “Dear Friends, It’s the first night of Hanukkah tonight. In my home we will light the candles together and celebrate the traditions that have carried our ancestors forward for generations. We’ll also be making the delectable dessert fritters below, a beloved family recipe. For more last minute recipe ideas, check out my Hanukkah and Winter Holiday categories. Wishing you a season filled with…

Quieting Your Heart For The Holidays/ Update from Sarah On Week 1 And Life In Our Neck Of The Woods/ Week 2 / By Time Warp Wife

From Sarah :
I am starting this wonderful study today. I wasn’t prepared for it when Advent started last week. I could blame it on the fact we were in Plant City until Tuesday of the first week. I had plenty of time to get ready for it here. I could have shared the first week on time but I chose family (In my case , Danny) and held off. Lighting Advent candles at a B & B could have been done. We had the whole house to ourselves. I still chose not to. I wasn’t ready (in my heart ) to begin.
MY HEART hasn’t been QUIET in a very long time.
I was praying that our mini- vacation would bring us closer and in a way it did. Yet, NOT IN THE WAYS I NEEDED IT TO.

30+ Season’s Eatings Recipes for Holiday Entertaining! — Home is Where the Boat Is

30+ Season’s Eatings Recipes for your Holiday Entertaining! You’ll find recipes for everything from appetizers and party bites, to cocktails and cookies, food gifts and more! I wrapped these holiday recipes up in bright red bow from the archives to help you make your list and check it twice! And so you can refer back […]…