Here's everything that's been happening in Brookhaven and Chamblee during this holiday season.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Monday, December 31, 2012
The performance took place over this most recent holiday season.
Patch found this great video of the Chamblee Charter High School chorus performing the "Carol of the Bells." Watching this video makes you wish the holiday season would never end!
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Here's your complete guide to our community's most extensive holiday coverage.
Great recipes for breakfast at Christmas or anytime.
If your family is anything like mine, you probably have all the tried and true recipes that help make your Christmas dinner a familiar and warm time for loved ones to gather and enjoy the holiday together. But what about Christmas morning? You know the time I am talking about - before the big dinner at Grandma's house. Everyone wakes up excited to see what Santa has left under the tree, your family is busy unwrapping presents and completely immersed in the Christmas excitement and then you hear it: "What's for breakfast?" Now I don't know about you, but, as the mom, I don't really like to miss the festivities to play chef in the kitchen. Even if you don't have kids at home, maybe you have out of town guests. You could head to Huddle …
Monday, December 24, 2012
Let the children get involved in decorating for the holidays with this simple Christmas craft.
Here's a fun and easy craft to do with your children while they're home over Christmas break.
How much will we spend this year? And what's the best-selling Christmas song of all time? Find the answers below.
We know that there were three Wise Men, 12 days of Christmas and that Santa delivers all his presents around the world in one night. But did you know... $23,439.38 How much it would cost to buy your "true love" all the gifts in the 12 Day of Christmas . 12.9 billion hours, $447 billion How many hours Americans were expected to spend shopping, wrapping and returning gifts last year. That was about 42 hours and $688.87 per person. Get your postman/postwoman a gift According to Hallmark, Christmas is the largest card-sending occasion . Nearly 1.5 billion cards are sent to friends and family every Christmas Season. (That's actually down 400 million cards since 2004.) $983 million The value of U.S. imports of Christmas tree ornaments from …
This sweet and simple recipe makes for a perfect bite-sized holiday treat.
Editor's Note: This article first appeared in 2011 on Kennesaw Patch As a new mom, I've recently become more in touch with my "domestic" side. Having long dreaded the three C's—cooking, crafts and cleaning—I'll be experimenting with easy recipes, home projects and more in our new Domestic Adventures column. Today, I'm sharing a delightfully simple Pecan Tart recipe that's long been a staple at my family's holiday gatherings. These baked treats offer a bite-sized crunch of heaven. The best part—they're so easy to make that even your domestically-challenged editor couldn't mess them up! (Makes 48-60 tarts depending on preference for crust thickness) Ingredients For Dough: 2 cups of flour 1 stick of butter 1 8 oz. box of Philadelphia Cream …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Need a quick holiday cookie recipe? Make one of these for your parties this season.
One of the most important holiday questions to ask yourself is: What kind of cookies will you be baking for your get-togethers this season? From sweet to savory, holiday cookies come in all shapes and sizes. And what’s better than to top off a tray of cookies than a glass of homemade eggnog? You can also check out myrecipes.com to learn how to host a successful cookie swap and view more holiday cookie recipes. Eggnog In a saucepan over low heat combine milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, cinnamon stick and clove. Bring to a slow boil (this will take between 5-7 mins). Once the milk mixture starts to boil remove from heat and leave cinnamon stick in for a couple of minutes, then remove. Put egg yolks and sugar into a bowl. Using a hand held …