Ivy Macintosh has spent the last eight years grieving for her husband and three-year-old twins, who perished in a plane crash. With the holiday season approaching, she can barely get up in the morning until a little girl with the voice of an angel knocks on her door. Holly Greenwood’s mother died in the same accident, and her father also needs a new lease on life. Best-selling Michaels’ bittersweet Christmas story offers the promise of a better tomorrow.–Quillen, C. L. Copyright 2017 Booklist
Bring the magic of a handmade Christmas into your home with 40 projects for gifts, decorations, and homemade wrapping paper.
Save time and money with the festive craft projects in Homemade Holiday. Clear, step-by-step instructions guide readers to create fresh flower garlands, bake edible gift tags, make homemade bath salts, and paint authentic tree ornaments. With last-minute ideas and lots of inspiration, this book will help you wrap up gift-giving and decorating for the holiday season.
Portable, fun to make, easy to gift, and open to countless flavor variations, cookies are everyone’s favorite sweet treat. America’s Test Kitchen has years of experience making the very best cookies; in The Perfect Cookie, the test kitchen has collected all of that knowledge in one place for the definitive guide to cookie baking. This comprehensive anthology includes kitchen-tested, never-fail recipes for cookie jar classics, in addition to recipes for rich and chewy brownies, fruit-and-crumble-topped bars, quick no-bake confections, holiday favorites, and even candies like fudge and truffles; they’re all included in this gorgeous package, with a full-page photo showing off every recipe. And, as only the test kitchen can, there are tips and tricks throughout the chapters, as well as an introductory section to get you started with insight on everything from what makes a cookie chewy versus crispy to what baking sheet you should buy so that your cookies bake evenly every time. The result? The perfect cookie.
Ebenezer Scrooge begins the Christmas holiday with his usual miserly contempt, barking at his faithful clerk and his cheery nephew. But, when the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come take him on an eye-opening journey revealing truths Old Scrooge is reluctant to face, he must open his heart to undo years of ill will before it’s too late.
White Christmas (featuring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen, Dean Jagger).
This Christmas classic starring Bing Crosby is a romantic tale that takes place in a Vermont lodge- where it is almost always a “White Christmas.”
The Christmas song — Christmas (baby please come home) Under the weather There’s a new kid in town / Chris Young feat. Alan Jackson — Holly jolly Christmas — Have yourself a merry little Christmas — The first Noel / Chris Young feat. Brad Paisley — I’ll be home for Christmas — Silent Night / Chris Young feat. Boyz II Men — It must be Christmas.
Little drummer boy — Have yourself a merry little Christmas — My favorite things — This Christmas — The Christmas song (Chestnuts roasting on an open fire) — Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer — When you wish upon a star (featuring Barbra Streisand, Chris Botti) — Mary, did you know — Do you hear what I hear? (featuring Jessie J) — Petit Papa Noël — The first Noël (featuring the Clark Sisters) — Noche de paz = Silent night (featuring Marc Anthony).