Tag Archives: Christmas

Caitlin Heaney and “O Holy Night”

My friend Caitlin recently posted a video of herself singing “O Holy Night” on her YouTube channel, CaitlinHeaneyMusic. Today is the day after Christmas, and “O Holy Night” is a gorgeous Christmas song, and of course, Caitlin sounds beautiful, so I thought I’d post the video here. Enjoy! Continue reading

Christmas Eve Dinner With the Family

Our ornament tree

For years, it’s been tradition in my family that we have my dad’s Swedish meatballs (and, generally, some kind of seafood, partly because I don’t care for Swedish meatballs) for Christmas Eve dinner. This year was no exception, and it was a delicious meal.

The festively set table

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Puppy Christmas!

This video, “Puppy Christmas,” is so freaking cute. Puppies! There’s not much cuter than puppies.

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

It’s Christmas morning. With my family, that means that very shortly, my family and I will be gathered around the Christmas tree, opening presents, eating Christmas rolls (I’m the raisin-hating cousin mentioned in the post),¬†and drinking orange juice freshly squeezed from the Hollieanna Groves oranges that my Floridian grandmother always sends us for Christmas (as I like to call it, Florida in a glass). Afterwards, we’ll eat eggs Benedict and caramel rolls, and then a whole bunch of family and friends will be over for Christmas day. Continue reading