Merry Christmas Eve, Friends. Hard to believe it’s here. All day yesterday LT kept saying, “Mom, I can’t believe it’s Christmas Eve Eve.” Such excitement, while I ran thru the list of things that needed to be accomplished, I could have a used a few more days, but his joy filled my heart. Somehow, we mommas get it done.
My instagram followers saw this shot last week. No soundtrack like Bing and Danny and Rosemary and Judy.
As some of you may know, our dear principle, Sr Catherine, passed away suddenly last June. She was the principle of my boys’ school for 47 years. It’s truly hard for me to believe her many years of service to God. Each year, she gifted the students a nativity. These are just two of the several we have.
The Cocktail – Champagne Cocktail
I just wanted to return to the 40s and 50s with my musical friends. This is an old classic.
1 bottle of champagne or sparkling wine
You can’t watch Christmas movies without cookies and popcorn. This is as simple as it gets.
Popcorn – store bought, microwavable, air popped, stove popped, whirly popped – whatever you like or have on hand. If you use store bought, make sure it’s plain or lightly salted; if microwavable, I would go with light or no butter.
Nut Butter Balls
An all time fave in my neck of the woods!
Stand mixer or hand mixer
Measuring cups and spoons
1 c soften butter
1/2 c sugar
1/2 t salt
1 tsp almond extract or 2 tsp vanilla extract (Let’s not kid, I always choose the almond)
2 c flour
1-2 finely chopped pecans or walnuts
Powder sugar for coating
Preheat the oven to 350.
Thank you for coming along and sharing in some of my favorite things. From my family to yours, we wish you a very merry Christmas.