Jingle All the Way

My favorite Christmas movies which I will begin watching, in no particular order: 

  • Prancer
  • Elf
  • Christmas with the Kranks
  • Christmas Vacation
  • The Christmas Chronicles
  • The Grinch
  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • Happy Christmas
  • Home Alone
  • Miracle on 34th Street
  • The Holiday
  • Love Actually
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas
  • The Santa Clause
  • Die Hard
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • The Flight Before Christmas
  • Deck the Hall
  • The Christmas Gift (with John Denver)
  • A Christmas in Vermont
  • The Legend of the Christmas Witch
  • A Sweet Christmas Romance
  • Christmas Cupcakes

I’d love to know what you watch during the holidays.  

Christmas Cakes

It’s that time of the year again…I know you have seen this recipe before.  From me.  But bear with me.  I am figuring out this new blog format and trying to figure out how to make recipes printable. 

“Isn’t that a fruitcake?” asked husband.  “No, people don’t like fruitcake.  These are going to be Christmas Cakes.  BIG difference.  One is edible, one is not.” I tell him.  “Oh, so it’s a different recipe?” he asks.  “No, same recipe.  Different outcome.”

You all know what I mean don’t you?  You can call something one thing and it not be good at all.  Rename it and there you go!  Success!

Anyway, I do know a few people who LOVE fruitcake.  Good fruitcake.  Not bought fruitcake.  Me being one of those people.  OH! Excuse me, I meant Christmas Cake.  I LOVE Christmas Cake. Please do not assume you don’t like Christmas Cake (or fruitcake, if you insist on calling them this!) because you don’t like the store-bought variety. They are NOT one and the same. Bought Christmas cakes contain that awful candied cherry and citron mixture that not only is not tasty but hard as rocks sometimes. This recipe I am about to give you is easy as can be.

 

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