[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Christmas stockings

As you can see, I still can’t find the “cut and paste” button. When I was small, we didn’t have special stockings to “hang by the fire”.  We didn’t have a fireplace.  That was of some concern to me as I didn’t know how Santa was supposed to find his way in. But back to […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Grab Bag

Well, I am really new at this and I can’t remember how to copy the heading paragraph to start this blog entry…so I’m just going to forget about it.  I was also supposed to post this one on December 17.  It is December 17, but the day is almost over.  I’m not going to let […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Fruitcake – Take 2!!

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic: Fruitcake — Friend or Foe? Again. At the beginning of the week I featured a recipe from my […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Christmas at School

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic: Christmas at School When I look back on my grammar school years, especially the early ones, I realize that I was […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Fruitcake!?

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic: Fruitcake — Friend or Foe? I’ll be honest, the likes of fruitcake has never graced my lips. I’m not exactly sure […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] More Holiday Travel

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic: Holiday Travel: Perryville, otherwise known as the first (and only) time I ever hitch-hiked This morning you read […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Holiday Travel

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic:  Holiday Travel:  Peoria My husband, my daughter and I have never lived closer than a ten-hour drive from our […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Pre-Holiday Traditions

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic: Pre-Holiday Traditions, adding to the Christmas Traditions In more recent years we have begun a sort of “pre-holiday” […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Pears, Pecans, and Pine Needles

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic: Grab Bag #1: Pears, Pecans, and Pine Needles Plentiful Christmas Tradition Our family isn’t terribly different than many […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] Making Gordon’s Christmas Pizelles

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic: Christmas Cookie Traditions: Gordon’s Pizelles When my mother and I began discussing possible topics for this topic we […]