Traditions & MemoriesThis forum area discusses all the time honored traditions of Christmas. From Christmas trees to mistletoe to great fun with Santa these topics bring us together and inspire great celebration year round. We relish learning of Christmas from all parts of the world and sharing unique cultural traditions from all over. Share your ideas and fond memories here!
The Best of Christmas Sitcoms
Here are my top 10: (in no particular order)
All 3 M*A*S*H Christmas episodes they made:
Death Takes a Holiday
The Bob Newhart Show:
His Busiest Time
I'm Dreaming of a...
Tips for Buying a Fresh Tree
I will do that fresh cut of the trunk.....that was my problem last Christmas.....the tree lost so many needles....even tho it was fresh....the problem was....since I didnīt cut the trunk....the tree...
For those of you who bake ahead of time. How do you store your cookies until its time for christmas? Freeze them? Or store them in a cool place? My mom makes cookies ahead of time and freeze them. But my dad and brothers always find them. Then she has to make more. How should she hide them from the boys?
I always freeze my baked goods for the holidays. I've never had a problem with them.
We, the kids and I, usually make several batches of cookies. We pick a weekend in December and make them all at once. We like doing frosted sugar cookies, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate pixies, just about any kind the kids want to make. Last year we bought a cookie press and make several kinds of spritz cookies (regular, cream cheese, eggnog, peanut butter). We also make fudge, chocolate, peanut butter, and butterscotch.