How to tell your child about Santa.

Great way to explain Santa.Kinda made me tear up a little.I still remember learning the truth and how hard it was, but I never gave up believing in the spirit of Santa. I hope I will remember this for my children someday.

What Christmas is really about.

The true meaning of Christmas! I just love Charlie Brown! The true meaning of Christmas is told in an entertaining and witty way and is enjoyed by the young and the old, over and over again!



Canada Cornstarch Shortbread Recipe photo: The best crumbly, melt in your mouth shortbread! My favourite and only Christmas Shortbread recipe! I have this cut out also, there is no recipe on the plastic tub they sell Cornstarch in now :(

Italian chocolate salami with pistachios, hazelnuts, almonds and biscotti pieces

Nigella's Italian Christmas: Chocolate salame

Chocolate salame does have a certain charm, especially when dusted with icing sugar and tied like a proper salame with string.

Torrone is a nougat confection typically made with honey, almonds, and egg whites, pressed into the shape of a stick and eaten at Christmastime. Besides its addition of pistachios, our updated torrone takes leave of tradition with dried cranberries and shredded coconut.

Pistachio-Cranberry Torrone

Pistachio-Honey Torrone recipe from Martha Stewart. Edible wafer paper, enough for 2 layers in pan cup cornstarch 3 large egg whites 1 cup honey 3 cups granulated sugar cup confectioners' sugar 2 cups shelled raw pistachios