Tag: holidays

Dear Santa Printable Letter

| November 30, 2015 | 9 Comments
Dear Santa Printable Letter

How adorable is this printable letter that you can give your child to write to Santa! Postal elves are busy helping Santa reply to each and every letter they receive in the North Pole. Santa answers letters in more than 30 languages, including Braille!     Canada Post has 3 simple rules when sending a […]

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French Canadian Ragoût de Boulettes (Meatball Stew) Recipe

| December 19, 2014 | 28 Comments
French Canadian Ragoût de Boulettes (Meatball Stew) Recipe

The French Canadian Ragoût de Boulettes or Meatball Stew Recipe is a French Canadian traditional meal that you definitely have to make for Christmas! It will leave your tummy full and your house smelling wonderfully spiced! Two other French Canadian meals that I serve over the holidays are the French Canadian Tourtière (Meat Pies) and Pets-de-Soeur  and the French […]

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French Canadian “Ragoût de Pattes de Cochon” (Stewed Pig’s Feet) Recipe

| December 19, 2014 | 30 Comments
French Canadian “Ragoût de Pattes de Cochon” (Stewed Pig’s Feet) Recipe

  A classic French Canadian meal to be served with the turkey for Christmas dinner, the “Ragoût de Pattes de Cochon” (Stewed Pig’s Feet). It is definitely a favourite meal at our house. The meat is so tender that it melts in your mouth! Two other favourite French Canadian meals that I serve over the holidays are […]

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Gifting Stress

| December 17, 2014 | 18 Comments
Gifting Stress

This is the time of year for gifting stress. There is the actual stress of shopping – traffic, parking lots, crowds, lineups. I dislike shopping malls, and crowds make me crazy, so my ideal gift is purchased online and delivered to my door. There is also the stress of deciding what to buy for whom and […]

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To Thank or Not to Thank…That is the Question

| January 7, 2014 | 12 Comments
To Thank or Not to Thank…That is the Question

My daughter has the fortune (or misfortune depending on perspective) of having her birthday about a week before Christmas. So, she more or less spends the month of December opening birthday and/or Christmas gifts from well-meaning relatives and friends. However, that puts this busy mom in a dilemma. Do I write a thank you card […]

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