Baking Day

On Saturday, December 3 I spent the day baking shortbreads with my sister-in-law Evelyn. I had a huge project ahead of me as I intended

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Christmas at my house

This year I have had great joy in decorating my house for Christmas. Although my mother died last year just prior to the weekend when

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Mom’s shortbreads

My mother always made shortbread cookies at Christmas. Last year was the first year we didn’t have them. I told a few close friends after

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Christmas downtown

Last Thursday my mother and I had our annual Christmas shopping trip in downtown Toronto. For what is likely the first time ever, I bought

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Christmas at my house

I finished decorating on 30 November, which may be the earliest I have ever had the house completely decorated–and cleaned–for Christmas. Having my manager over

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Christmas preparations

Yesterday was the 109th Toronto Santa Claus Parade which marks my official start to the Christmas season. On the Saturday before the parade I set

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Christmas

On Christmas Eve morning I cleaned the birdcage. I would be having visitors later on that day so I wanted my house, including the birds’,

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