On this page: 
My other Holiday pages:

Holiday Spritzer (non-alcoholic)
Christmas Test 
Swedish Candy Nuts 
Miraculous Staircase, based on the Loretto staircase
McCall's Gingerbread Castle


Christmas Blessings!
Mary, Faith, Laura
Pam, Danielle, GrammaBelle
GrammaLibby and GrammaBelle with littleD
Laura, Faith, GmaLibby, Mary

Birthday Treasures!
Alyssa & Laura
Gramma, Faith & Mary
GrammaLibby, Faith, Mary
Laura and me

: ~: ~:~  Holiday Cranberry Spritzer  ~: ~: ~:
1 Qt each: lo-cal cranberry juice, club soda
1C raspberry sherbet
C/2 ea: sugar & lemon juice
: ~: ~:~  Swedish Candy Nuts  ~: ~: ~:
from theJon in WA
1 lb Pecans,  1c Sugar,  1/2tsp salt,  2 beaten eggwhites,  1/4 lb butter
Toast nuts lightly in deep cookie sheet. Beat egg whites (no peaks); add sugar and salt; mix. Cut butter into pieces and melt on cookie sheet in 325degree oven. Fold nuts into eggwhite mixture while butter is melting. Spread nut mixture onto cookie sheet with all the butter. Bake 30min, turning the nuts every 10min. Turn off oven but leave mix in oven until butter is absorbed.


In each sentence below, fill in the blank(s) with an expression commonly used at Christmas time.   Answers at the end.
 1. On December 24, Adam's wife was known as ___________ ___________.
 2. In Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, Scrooge was visited by the ghost of ______________ ____________.
 3. An opinion survey in Alaska is called a ___________ ___________.
 4. What does Santa Claus do with his three gardens? _________, _________, _________.
 5. What Christmas message is conveyed by these letters?: ABCDEFGHIJKMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ ABCDEFGHIJKMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ. _____________, ______________
 6. When the salt and the pepper say "Hi!" to each other, they are passing on ________ ________.
 7. A holy man bereft of change could be called _________ _________.
 8. When you cross a sheep with a cicada, you get a __________ __________.
 9. A quiet medieval armor-wearer is a __________ __________.
10. A cat walking on the desert is bound to get __________ __________.
11. People who tell jokes on December 25 might be called _________ _________.
12. Actor/actress O'Connor/Channing are known on December 25 as ___________ _____________.
13. What do Spanish sheep say to wish each other a Merry Christmas?_________ ________.
Meretricious to all!
And remember, There's No Plate Like Chrome for the Hollandaise!
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 1. Christmas Eve      2. Christmas Present             3. North Poll
 4. Hoe, hoe, hoe.      5. Noel, Noel (no L; no L)    6. Seasons' Greetings.
        7. St. Nickleless                8. Bah! (or Baa!) Humbug!
 9. Silent Knight      10. Sandy Claws                     11. Christmas Cards
      12. Christmas Carols        13. Fleece Navidad!

Did you hear about the family who owned an English pointer and an Irish setter?
The dogs got married at Christmas and later had little pointsetters.

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Holiday Spritzer (non-alcoholic)       Christmas Test       Swedish Candy Nuts
On my other Christmas pages:      
Miraculous Staircase, based on the Loretto staircase    McCall's Gingerbread Castle

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Update 15March'16    Copyright © 2001-2016 Libby Stadler