Gone are the days of gloom and error,
Love’s sceptre breaks the rod of terror
In our fair isle.
And as the children sing His message
Of Peace on Earth the joyful presage,
They win God’s smile.
–George Robert Sims (1847–1922)
Christmas Facts and Trivia Where did the phrase “Jiminy Christmas” come from? What about “Godspeed”? Why do some people write “Xmas”? The answers may surprise you! Enjoy Christmas facts and trivia about the festive season.
5 Types of Sugar Cookies: Find Your Match What’s your favorite sugar cookie: Soft and pillowy? Cut-outs for decorating? Grandma’s cookies? See 5 easy sugar cookie recipes from scratch and find your match! Or try them all and do a taste test!
Bowls and Boards: Feasting Without Endless Cooking Big bowls, platters, and boards are great alternatives for easy-breezy summer meals and also holiday entertaining. Forget casseroles, individual appetizers, and all that work. Guests enjoy the variety of foods and helping themselves. The best part? No (or less) cooking! Work smarter, not harder!