IT'S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR
Christmas Time is finally here, It only comes but once a year. It's a time to spread good cheer, To those we love and hold dear. Christmas is a time of glee, A time when peace and love run free. A time for those like you and me, To sit beneath the Christmas Tree. Christmas is a time of joy, A...
Make a young heart glad at Waltzinger's -- State Journal advertisement from 150 years ago
This State Journal advertisement ran on Nov. 29, 1865: Here comes Santa Claus! Once more! Come and see the large stock of holiday goods of all varieties, patterns and prices,
5 Decades of Christmas Trees
We enjoyed looking back at 5 Different Decades of Dinner Parties last month. So much so that we’re now comparing five different decades of Christmas tree decor. Funny how much it’s changed.• 1900’s: This tree is broader than what we’re used to today – more pear-shaped. And look how the top smashes right into the medallion on the ceiling. Image via Wikipedia • 1920’s: Even broader!
Chocolate Bark Candy Recipes
It’s that time of year. Chocolate Bark Candy has got to be the easiest candy in the world to make. Start with chocolate almond bark, candy melts, baking chocolate or even chocolate chips and then add in your favorite mix ins. There is no wrong recipe for it. Add in candy, cookies, nuts, even bacon....
Old-Fashioned Homemade Peppermint Candy DIYs - Little House on the Prairie
“Then they plunged their hands into the stockings again. And they pulled out two long, long, sticks of candy. It was peppermint candy, striped red and white. They looked and looked at the beautiful candy, and Laura licked her stick, just one lick.” Little House on the Prairie While the peppermint sticks that Mr. Edwards... Read More »