Merry Christmas Eve friends! It is my favorite day of the year. The anticipation and the excitement reminds me of that Disneyland commercial. I find myself saying “I’m too excited to sleep” What about you?
Christmas Eve has always been my favorite day of the year. As a kid one of my best friends and I would make a “To Do” list in order to make the day go faster. We would schedule things like “Watch TV 1 hour” “Talk on the Phone 20 minutes” “Play with Cat 15 minutes”. As I grew up Christmas Eve remained my favorite day of the year except now I realize what a precious day it is and I don’t want it to end. No more lists to make it go by faster. Instead, I savor every moment of it. Every carol. Every sip of eggnog. Every crackle of the fire. Every “Hot Dog!” from George Bailey. I really do cherish this day and now that we get to share Christmas Eve with Kellan, well, it simply doesn’t get any better than that.
I hope each and every one of you has a wonderful, magical Christmas Eve and Christmas day. Spend the time with your loved ones. Eat good food. Sing. Laugh. Have a ball. And cherish every single moment.
I’ll be back a little later this week with a new recipe. See you then!
A no-bake dessert with chocolate wafers, fresh cherry whipped cream, vanilla whipped cream and dark chocolate pieces.
A salad loaded to black beans, corn, avocado, tomatoes and grilled shrimp tossed in a tangy cilantro lime vinaigrette.
A sweet mixture of nectarines and blueberries topped with oat crumble and baked until golden and bubbly.
Perfectly grilled flat iron steak with a simple, yet amazing, tomato salad. It’s the perfect rustic summer meal.
The perfect bite with crunchy bread, creamy goat cheese, peppery arugula, savory salami and sweet Pino Noir sauce.
Everyone’s favorite BBQ foods collide in this creamy, delectable macaroni salad. Perfect for all of your summer get togethers.
My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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