Who doesn't love all the goodies that appear around Christmas time? Treats that don't appear at any other time of the year. Whether it's Eggnog, Candy Canes, or something Homemade that is only made in this season, I think we all have our favorites. Today I'm sharing some of mine. Some of my favorites are... Continue Reading →
5 Fun Christmas Experiences for the Family
Christmas is supposed to be a time for family, but between the hustle and bustle of the season, it sometimes feels like intimate family time gets lost. If you're looking for a way to spend time together as a family, I have a few ideas for you. I've included some ideas that don't cost anything... Continue Reading →
5 Ways to Stay Healthy this Holiday Season.
It seems to me that winter is often plagued with colds and other illnesses that can often take the "holly" out of holiday. Over the years, I have found ways to help support my own immune system so that I can stay healthy all season long. I'm sure you, too, want to stay healthy this... Continue Reading →
Five Favorite Holiday Traditions
There are so many traditions when it comes to Christmas, the holiday and tradition are practically synonymous. Not that I'm complaining. As life changes and I grow older, it's a comfort to know that some traditions don't change. Here are a few Christmas Traditions that have stayed with me and my family through the years... Continue Reading →
Family Holiday Baking.
Welcome to Day 3 of my 12 Days of Blogmas! Today is all about the Land of Sweets. With only eighteen days left until Christmas, trees and decor are going up everywhere. What better time to whip up some holiday treats? I'll even share one or two of my favorite recipes from my family's cookbook.... Continue Reading →
The Comfort Food Holiday.
Before I begin this Thanksgiving post, I want to say, "Thank you." Thank you to each and every one of you who have read and followed Above My Waves. As of this weekend, this blog has reached 100 official followers and I am so grateful. I hope that I have inspired you, helped you, and... Continue Reading →
I love researching things. Often the information I discover blows my mind and when I get into that mindset, I can expound for hours every detail I find to my friends. I have to frequently pause and remind myself that maybe they're not as fascinated with the subject as I am. Today is no different... Continue Reading →
Bread, Bread, Bread, and a Garden
I'd like to start off by saying that if you know how to make bread, I applaud you. I'm also a bit envious of you, but in a way that motivates me to learn how to make bread. If you asked me what my favorite kind of bread is then I'd have to say it's... Continue Reading →
The Generational Dish
I’ve always thought of my family’s “special” recipe as being a dessert called “Green Stuff”. That is until a couple of years ago when I learned that not only do other people know what green stuff is, they also call it green stuff! I was so shocked I had to take a poll to find... Continue Reading →
Traditions of December
Ah, December. You're finally here.Yesterday I bought my first Eggnog of the season. I didn't think about it when I bought it, but it's the perfect drink to celebrate the first day of December. How will you spend today? By decorating your house or putting up your tree? By taking a sip of a special... Continue Reading →