Archives for “holidays”
Like many others, my family just celebrated Labor Day, and I’m happy to report that no one got hurt, there was no fire, and everyone is still talking to each other. In the Hawkins Family Annals of History, that marks a holiday as a resounding success because in the past, other holidays haven’t ended so […]
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to each and every one of you! The goddesses would like to take this time to thank you for sharing, caring, and being such a lovely part of our lives. WE LOVE YOU AND HOPE YOUR DAY IS THE MERRIEST!
The thing about families is that you are around them so much that you get used to them. They are normal to you. Every now and then something happens that makes you really think about your family objectively, however, and you realize that maybe the rest of the world won’t find them so normal. This […]
All across the US, thoughts are turning toward one special day where roasting pans groan from holding large turkeys, giant bowls of stuffing are being prepped and pies are being baked. Airports are crammed with travelers and living rooms are prepped for more football than you can shake a stick at. You can hear the […]
There are some people in this world — a lucky few — who can wrap a present with such precision and artistic flare that when they finish, their gifts are gorgeous enough to use on a television commercial. We’ll call them the Super Wrappers. And then there are the rest of us. We don’t wrap […]
The goddesses are all scurrying around today, finding the final ingredients for our favorite dishes. We thought it would be fun to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with you all, our favorite peeps, by sharing recipes for one of our favorite dishes. One of our Mt. Oly faves is Peppered Goat Cheese Mashed […]
Please welcome guest Goddess, Gayle Callen back to Mt. Oly! A USA Today Bestselling author, Gayle Callen writes historical romances for Avon Books. Named the “Notable New Author of 1999,” Gayle has also won the Holt Medallion and the Laurel Wreath Award, and finaled in the National Readers Choice Awards. Year Round Holiday Decorations Hello! […]