Category: Holidays

Random Christmas Cats, Just for Fun

Random Christmas Cats, Just for Fun

Because there aren’t enough pictures of cats in the world, especially cats at Christmas, here are a few from our archive.

The Spirit of the Season: Revisiting the Christmas Day Truce of WW1

The Spirit of the Season: Revisiting the Christmas Day Truce of WW1

Wishing you all the blessings of the season, and that we can go into 2020 heartfirst with peace and kindness.

Baklava, Baby!

Baklava, Baby!

Just raving about an annual homemade gift, the BEST baklava ever.

Coffee Shop Comfort Food During the Holidays

Coffee Shop Comfort Food During the Holidays

Lunch at a retro diner combats Fancy Food Fatigue during the holidays.

Empty Stockings Full of Love

Empty Stockings Full of Love

Each year, memories fly out of these treasures like dust motes in the light and gently come to rest on me.

Holiday Peacefulness Haiku

Holiday Peacefulness Haiku

It’s time to transition from the frenzy of getting everything done to the fullness of seasonal reflections.

Mr. Sandman, Ready for Christmas

Mr. Sandman, Ready for Christmas

A “dressed up for Christmas” photo of a Sandman from Pass Christian, Mississippi.

Deck the Halls at Heathrow – Again

Deck the Halls at Heathrow – Again

A whimsical and tasteful little Christmas tree at Heathrow Airport is just right.

Spicy-Tart Cranberry-Orange-Pineapple Relish (The Best!)

Spicy-Tart Cranberry-Orange-Pineapple Relish (The Best!)

Slightly sweet with just a hint of heat, this tart cranberry relish is the perfect complement to rich holiday food.

North-South Best Dressing Recipe Ever (with Sausage and Two Breads)

North-South Best Dressing Recipe Ever (with Sausage and Two Breads)

Savory, flavorful and redolent with tradition, this dressing is always at the top of the family request list. Even so, it took almost 30 years to accurately document the recipe.

One Stocking Left Behind

One Stocking Left Behind

It’s time to put away Christmas, but one stocking was left behind. The goodies look yummy – is it ok to sample?

New Year’s Food Traditions From Around the World and a Confession about Black-Eyed Peas

New Year’s Food Traditions From Around the World and a Confession about Black-Eyed Peas

A recipe for New Year’s, an article about traditions all over the world, and a confession about black-eyed peas.

Glover Gardens Christmas 2018 Roundup

Glover Gardens Christmas 2018 Roundup

One big post is a roundup of the Christmas 2018 festivities at Glover Gardens.

Haiku: Amarillo by Night and Morning

Haiku: Amarillo by Night and Morning

Amarillo charmed us from a hotel window, in two very different ways. It was haiku-worthy!

London’s Jekyll and Hyde Park

London’s Jekyll and Hyde Park

The Brits are smart, with their multiple-personality parks. There’s something for everyone in Hyde Park, even the birds.

Silver Bells Reminiscing: “It’s Christmas Time in the City”

Silver Bells Reminiscing: “It’s Christmas Time in the City”

London’s busy sidewalks, hustle and bustle, and general air of festivity and expectation recalls the lyrics of the Christmas classic, Silver Bells.

Deck the Hall at Heathrow

Deck the Hall at Heathrow

A Charlie Brown tree all alone in a hallway between terminals is full of holiday spirit and pluck.

Thanksgiving Roundup

Thanksgiving Roundup

A selection of mouthwatering and tradition-laden Thanksgiving recipes from the Glover Gardens archives.

Dad is gone…and still our hearts are full

Dad is gone…and still our hearts are full

A little Christmas poem from Glover Gardens about sorrow, joy and the Christmas miracle.

In the Christmas Mood! Holiday Tips from Colleagues include a Hot Chocolate Bar, a Board Game and Christmas Jazz

In the Christmas Mood! Holiday Tips from Colleagues include a Hot Chocolate Bar, a Board Game and Christmas Jazz

Tips from colleagues make Christmas more merry.


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