A sparkling frosted wreath hangs in front of a mirror.
A snowman on our kitchen island to greet us.
A simple touch of Christmas past here and there where you would least expect it.
I love adding an ornament to the nobs of the hutch or curio doors.
Did you know? The first snow globes, reminiscent of paperweights, are said to have come from France in the early 1800s.
Easy Homemade Hot Chocolate
MAKES 10 CUPS, PREP: 5 MIN., COOK: 10 MIN.
6 cups milk
2 cups half-and-half
1 (24-oz.) bottle chocolate syrup
2 tsp.vanilla extract
Miniature marshmallows (optional)
Stir together first 4 ingredients in a Dutch oven over medium-low heat; cook, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve with miniature marshmallows, if desired.