CHRISTMAS 2012

CHRISTMAS 2012…..Day 7…….there has to be trifle!

One of my favourite bloggers is Sylvia of  Finding Noon,  and a couple of days ago she  was asking what foods scream “CELEBRATE” at you and in my reply.  I completely forgot  SHERRY TRIFLE. http://findingnoon.com/?p=2450 This very English dessert is a MUST at Christmas or any other celebration..  There are lots of variations and every family must … Continue reading

CHRISTMAS 2012

WHAT SHALL WE DO AT CHRISTMAS?

I am in an “extended” family.  That is, Michael and I have both been married before, so our children have stepmothers and stepfathers and our grandchildren all have at least three sets of grandparents sometimes four. Christmas is the worst time for divorced families because everybody wants a piece of the action, everybody wants to see their children or parents on Christmas day. This often causes such conflict … Continue reading