This short book of poetry, quotes and recipes from Scotland, England and Wales is a brief and sweet reminder of centuries old Christmas values and traditions. In a quarter to a half hour you can read heartfelt thoughts about treasuring children, renewing hope and putting up, taking down, and leaving out, decorations which have a long history with a family or are symbols of cherished beliefs. There are brief instructions for serving tea and recipes for making Christmas favorites like Scottish shortbread, wassail, jumbles, trifle with caramel sauce, Welsh rarebit, and scones. Reading this little book won't tax your busy schedule, but along with favorite Christmas carols will touch your heart and inspire you to celebrate a spiritually meaningful Christmas filled with warmth and love.
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