Christmas Plans: New Ideas For Old Traditions — Everyday Living

“But now, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand.”‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭64:8‬ ‭ Hello sweet friends! It seems that each month just slips away so quickly. One week from today is Thanksgiving! I can hardly believe that everywhere I look the… Christmas…

Cock-a-Leekie Soup — Of Goats and Greens

Contains: Gluten, grains. Is: In this case, a soup with home-grown poultry. This one is for the Scottish feast of St. Andrew, which occurs November 30th, a Saturday this year. It’s Scotland’s national holiday, according to Wikipedia, which provides the Scots (language) name: Saunt Andra’s Day , and the Scottish Gaelic name: Là Naomh […] Cock-a-Leekie…

Potato Spinach Bacon Soup — The McCallum’s Shamrock Patch

Potato Spinach Bacon Soup is a classic, flavorful belly-warming comfort food recipe at it’s finest. It is combining red potatoes, leftover mashed potatoes, fresh spinach, and other veggies with hickory-smoked bacon in a cloud of […] Potato Spinach Bacon Soup — The McCallum’s Shamrock Patch

Guest author: Robbie Cheadle ~Emily Brontë — Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo

Robbie continues her series on the Brontë family. Click the links to read about Patrick, the patriarch and Charlotte Brontë. The Brontë family Emily Brontë Background Emily Brontë was the fifth child of Patrick Bronte and Maria Branwell. She is known for her intense gothic novel, Wuthering Heights, which has remained consistently among the top…

Food for Thought: Menus That Made History — Interesting Literature

In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle enjoys Vincent Franklin and Alex Johnson’s delightful history of notable menus When did Britain’s first Indian restaurant open? What could the first diners on the Orient Express in 1884 enjoy for dinner? What food was on offer on board […] The post Food for… Food…

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation: — Living In Eternity

We are invited to a Thanksgiving dinner hosted by current residents here at Winter Ranch in Alamo, Texas. I’m hoping to read this proclamation before the meal. It’s something that just popped up on the internet, and I feel worth sharing. Washington issued a proclamation on October 3, 1789, designating Thursday, November 26 as a […]…

Happy Thanksgiving! — A Walk in the Garden

This is a day to give thanks for the blessings in our lives. I am particularly grateful at this time of year for family and friends, for decent octogenarian health, and for the addition of another generation added to my family tree: the birth of our first great grandchild. May God bless you and keep […]…

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation — Stella’s Place

In 1789, we celebrated our first official Thanksgiving as a Nation. On October 3, 1789, George Washington issued the Proclamation at the request of Congress. Then, as now, there was controversy surrounding the necessity, or even the seemliness, for the Federal government to issue such a proclamation. George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation — Stella’s Place For Some…

Happy Thanksgiving — teleportingweena

Happy Thanksgiving *** Feeling thankful for all the online friendships here. Thank you for sharing your thoughts, your photos, your laughter and tears, that make this close knit community such a wonderful place to get to know each other and your ways of life, wherever we are in the world. Whatever this day brings, I […]…

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things {And Places}/ By Sarah

My Favorite Things – Julie Andrews – YouTube I Admit: I love “The Sound Of Music”.I love everything about it. My aunt took me to see the movie when it first came out.I learned the words to every song and couldn’t stop singing it. Trouble was : I can’t SING. Bobby use to watch it…

MACADAMIA NUT & PUMPKIN LATTE — AMERICA ON COFFEE

INGREDIENTS ¼ oz. Monin Macadamia Nut Syrup ¾ oz. Monin Pumpkin Spice Syrup 1 shot(s) espresso Fill with steamed milk Glass: 10 oz. Garnish: Whipped INSTRUCTIONS Combine ingredients, except milk, in serving cup. Stir and set aside. Steam milk in pitcher. Pour steamed milk into serving cup, stirring gently. Garnish. Recipe source MACADAMIA NUT & PUMPKIN…