Archives for "December, 2009"

Posted by The Galway Girl on 24th December 2009

Twas the Night before Christmas

Christmas is such a wonderful, magical time of year and this poem brings out a lot childhood memories for me. “Twas the Night before Christmas” by Clement Clark Moore Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney […]

Posted by The Galway Girl on 22nd December 2009

Peanut Butter Bonbons

Peanut Butter Bon-bons (Also know as Buck-eyes and Peanut Butter Balls) ¾ C. Butter 1 ½ C. Peanut Butter 1 lb. Powdered Sugar 1 Pkg. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips Paraffin Wax Directions In medium sauce pan, over medium heat, stir together peanut butter and butter. Cook till smooth and creamy. Remove from heat. Add powdered sugar […]

Posted by The Galway Girl on 19th December 2009

10 Favorite Holiday Treats

I have already begun baking like crazy for all the different Holiday events, but now I am about to make the Christmas “must have” treats for me and my family. What’s on this year’s “must have” list? Well here it goes! I will add all recipes that are not already here, over the next couple […]

Posted by The Galway Girl on 17th December 2009

Christmas Traditions

Some traditions just can’t be forgotten or left behind. My husband and I decided that we want to carry on special holiday traditions from our families, and pass them on to our “eventual family”. So this year, we bought our first special Christmas Tree Ornament as a married couple… and yes it was a “First […]

Posted by The Galway Girl on 11th December 2009

Polar Express

This is one movie, I just can’t get through Christmas without watching! It has quickly become one of my holiday favorites. Also, a great movie for kids and families. Here is a little taste! (No pun intended!)

Posted by The Galway Girl on 6th December 2009

Mom’s Potato Soup Recipe

8-10 Medium sized Potatoes, cut in small squares 2 Cans of Evaporated Milk Package of Velveeta Cheese, cubed 3 Cups of Cheddar Cheese, shredded 1 Can of Cheddar Cheese Soup 5-6 Pieces of Bacon, cooked and broken up Salt Pepper Boil Potatoes in a large pan for about 15 minutes, or until soft. Drain off […]

Posted by The Galway Girl on 5th December 2009

Purse Freak… Guilty as Charged

I have never thought of myself as one of those women who have to have all the latest and trendiest “things”. But I have recently become a huge fan of this one brand of purse… red by Marc Ecko. They are beautiful, even somewhat enchanting…. spoken like a true shopaholic. I bought my first one […]