Have a Holly Jolly Christmas

Christmas giveaway. Winner will be selected by random choice on December 26th. All you need to do to enter is leave a comment and then hit “follow” on the right bottom side of your screen. That’s it.

This drawing is for four holly placemats with solid green backs, two holly potholders with solid green backs, poinsettia hanging towels, and three Christmas crochet dishcloths.

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas

Pumpkin Nut Bread Recipe

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

 

3 cup flour, 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. cloves, 1 tsp. nutmeg, 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice, 1/2 tsp. baking soda, 1 cup vegetable oil, 2 cups sugar, 3 eggs, 1 can pumpkin puree (16 oz), 1 cup chopped walnuts, 1 tsp. vanilla.

Sift together the dry ingredients.  Mix together oil, sugar, eggs and vanilla.   Add the pumpkin and mix well.  Add to dry ingredients and continue mixing until batter is thoroughly mixed with the dry ingredients.  Add nuts and pur into two 9×5 greased and floured loaf pans.  Bake in oven for one hour or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.  Let cool until warm.  Serve warm or cold.  Yum!

Thanksgiving

As we approach Thanksgiving let’s take time to reflect on the things for which we are thankful.    Personally I’m thankful for my friends, my customers and the many great people I’ve had the opportunity to meet this year. 

Food, ahh yes food.  It brings us together on this and many other holidays.  Try out some great new recipes this year but don’t forget to include your favorites too.   Remember, your table is the place to interact with family, friends and even get acquainted with new friends.   Many blessings from me to you on this Thanksgiving holiday.

Look for exciting recipes posted daily starting this weekend.  Yum!