2019 Newsletter 49- Tis the Season of Joy!🎄 🎄 🎁 🎁

2019 Newsletter 49- Tis the Season of Joy!🎄 🎄 🎁 🎁

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Behind all the presents and the abundance of food and drinks, the holidays are fundamentally about spending time with family and friends.  While the logistics of holiday travel, meals, and gifts can be tricky for just about anyone to navigate, this year is filled with an array of unfamiliar emotions and practical considerations for me. Whether it’s the logistics of getting family together in a new home or how to get through the holidays without the loved ones we have lost this year, I have needed remind myself to just breathe and remember the reason for the season.
Indeed, this year will require a bit of tweaking my typical holiday season with new routines and traditions, whether it’s minor tweaks or major changes. It also means that this year, I will need to open my heart and allow myself to enjoy these moments. It’s alright to feel a sense of comfort from all the joy the holidays bring. After all, it is the season to be jolly.
If you didn’t get the chance to come to one of our porch pot workshops, you are still able to come out and make one on your own. You get the extra bonus of 50% off all our Christmas decorations. This includes our artificial (or painted) picks and stems, birch poles and logs, as well as all our ornaments, flags, rugs and artificial wreaths. If you need a few more Christmas decorations, now’s a great time to come and check out our remaining supply!
50% OFF
What do snowmen eat for breakfast?”
Frosted Flakes!
“How do Christmas Angels greet each other?”
Tom & Jerry drink
For those not familiar with this seasonal hot milk punch, it’s a creamy spiced batter swirled with Cognac, rum, and hot milk. Basically, a Tom & Jerry tastes like a fluffy, sweet, cloud that you’d want to take a nap in. 
  • 12 eggs (separated)
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup/1 stick butter (softened)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (ground)
  • 1 teaspoon cloves (ground)
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg (ground)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ounces rum (dark)
  • 1 tablespoon Tom & Jerry Batter
  • 1 ounce rum (dark)
  • 1 ounce cognac (or brandy)
  • 4 ounces milk (hot; or hot water, or both)
  • Garnish: grated nutmeg


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