This little gem of a Christmas ornament was purchased during our travels in Maine this past summer. Lobsters singing Christmas carols. Does it get any more festive than that? On second thought, having some steamed Maine lobsters for our Christmas Eve Feast of the Seven Fishes in South […]
Since the Holiday Season is upon us, I thought I would put up a photo every couple days as we countdown to the Fat Man’s arrival. Cheers!
Since January 6th is the 12th day of Christmas, I thought I’d finally publish a review of the Christmas Ale that has been in my fridge for the past two weeks. We’ve been having a bit of a freshness problem with our Great Lakes beer purchases. Although Great […]
A Holiday Booze Poem by the Wookie (inspired by Crazy Eye) ‘Twas the day after Christmas, when all through the ‘hood No one was drinking; we all wished that we could; The Whiskys were poured by the firepit with care, In hopes that LimpD soon would be there; […]
On the day after Christmas, the first big snowstorm of the season was expected to hit the Northeastern US. We spent our Sunday morning relaxing with the kids and waiting for friends to stop by for lunch on their way home to Connecticut. Though we originally planned to cook a […]
Over the past few years, my family has simplified the gift giving process. Instead of having to buy something for everyone, we now do a Pollyanna (aka Secret Santa for those of you that aren’t from the PA/NJ area) amongst the adults. There are a few rules: (1) […]
Every December for the past 9 or 10 years, Mrs. G-LO and I have been invited to our friends Patty and Rob’s home for Crafty Day. Crafty Day, which is always one of the highlights of the holiday season, is an afternoon of eating, drinking, and spending time with some […]
Since the Christmas season is officially underway, I thought I’d start the month of December with a winter beer review. Smuttynose Winter Ale is one of their seasonal beers which is available from late October to February. Per the Smuttynose website, their Winter Ale is “a full-bodied, amber […]