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Sunday, December 23, 2012
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. ~Norman Vincent Peale
During World War I times were difficult and it was often hard to keep up spirits, especially around the holidays. I shared an article last week with gift suggestions from the Modern Priscilla magazine, written during 1917. They also shared suggestions for a "modest" Christmas dinner. This is such a fascinating look at how different things were back then. What we consider "modest" now, was sometimes thrifty during that time period. You'll find the article here:
My kids are all home, and we've been baking, decorating and wrapping all weekend. I hope all of you are enjoying yourselves as well. Remember to enjoy the Christmas season, even if that means cooking a little less, or resting a bit more!
Posted by Brenda Jean Hyde at 7:38 PM