Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Merry Christmas!

I just wanted to pop in quick to say a very Merry Christmas to all of you! For those of you who don't celebrate Christmas Happy Hannukah, Happy Kwanza, or whatever it is you do celebrate! We are having a great Christmas. My husband's family was over yesterday. My sister-in-law and daughter made maid rites. They are ground beef browned and chopped up fine and cooked with beef broth, salt and pepper. They were pretty yummy. Everyone brought something to share and there was plenty of food!

This morning was just my husband and I and our 3 kids opening presents. They loved their presents and we surprised them with a WII. It seems to be the popular present this year. This afternoon my family is coming over. There will be about 40 of us. I have 2 hams cooking in the oven. Silly me didn't take them out to thaw ahead of time so I'm worried about them getting cooked in time. I ran some hot water over them and I'm cooking them about twice as long as the package says. I hope it works. I'm just basking in the Christmas glow until my family shows up. Then it will be chaos. It's good chaos though. With this large of a group it can hardly be anything else. I'm just grateful that we have a fresh layer of pretty white snow for Christmas but not enough to make traveling dangerous.

I hope your celebrations are wonderful!


Rose Ann said...

Merry Christmas, Kathleen!!! I hope your ham gets done on time. Enjoy your Christmas celebration!! Hugs!

ScrapMomOf2 said...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

How did those hams turn out? I hope all the chaos was wonderful!

Bevie Pearl said...

Merry Christmas Kathleen.
Would your sister be willing to share the maid rite recipe?
I would love to have one that is good. My email is: bjbarton@comcast.net
Have a wonderful NEW year!!

Lori said...

I've never heard of maid rite before your post. Sounds yummy.

Have a Happy and Healthy New Year!

Lori SBS2