According to a new poll it’s “Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer.”
I love Christmas music. I mean really love it. People always ask me this time of year if I get tired of the Christmas music we play… and I honestly don’t. Why would I get tired of playing music that makes people happy and feel like a kid again? — or at least that’s what it does for me. That being said there are songs that, in my opinion rival Grandma and her unfortunate incident with the… Continue reading
On Friday, CBS will kick off the night with “Frosty the Snowman” at 7 p.m.
On Dec. 9, ABC will air “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” at 7 p.m.
At 8 p.m. on Dec. 10, “The Year without a Santa Claus” will air on ABC Family.
On Dec. 11, NBC will show Kelly Clarkson’s Cautionary Christmas Music Tale at 9 p.m.
On Dec. 14, NBC will air the holiday classic film “It’s a Wonderful Life” at 7 p.m.
Home for the Holidays with Celine Dion will begin at 7 p.m. on Dec. 18 on CBS, and Michael Buble Christmas… Continue reading
How are you giving back this holiday season?
Ann Richards and I served as Salvation Army bell ringers for an hour yesterday and today I’m going shopping for a family that a church group I’m part of has adopted. I kind of enjoy shopping for them even more than I do my own family.
I don’t say that to gloat..but just just to show how easy it is to give back. Opportunities are everywhere. Here’s another idea…
I was raised in… Continue reading
If you accidentally threw something away, how valuable would it have to be for you to wade through trash to get it back?
Take a listen and tell me if I’m cray cray and/or disgusting.
What would you have done in this situation?
I know. I’m a big fat hypocrite. I had kind of frowned upon the notion of shopping on the holiday, but (as a family) we made a last minute decision to go out… and you know what — it was wonderful!
We ate, we cleaned up the kitchen, and then we hit the stores.
Everyone was in a great mood. Maybe it was because they had full tummies and it wasn’t 4 in the morning (like it usually is on Black Friday). And I did a little unscientific poll with every worker I encountered — asking… Continue reading
Shopping in your underwear is nice, admittedly… but I honestly prefer the “brick & mortar” experience. I want to see something in person and touch it before I purchase. I’m not opposed to online shopping but I just generally don’t prefer it.
So, put some pants on… you can do it! Here are 5 things experts say we should never buy online:
4) Wedding dresses
I’m thinking the reasoning behind each of these is that you have to try them on to see if they work, but let’s find… Continue reading
I made this Sausage & Apple Stuffing for the first time 2 years ago. I thought it sounded weird at first, but it blew my socks right off.
- 2 sticks plus 3 tablespoons butter, divided
- 2 cups water
- 2 (14 to 16-ounce) bags of your favorite dried cornbread stuffing mix,
- 1 pound pork sausage (not links)
- 1 large onion, diced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 stalks celery, diced
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
- 1 teaspoon dried sage leaves
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 3 medium apples, cored, sliced
- 2 to 3 cups homemade giblet stock or low sodium canned… Continue reading
I’m gonna let my white trash show — I grew up eating canned cranberry sauce and I liked it. I still prefer it actually (especially when it holds the shape of the can).
But this year, thanks to Heather (The Basil Momma) and her Cranberry Sauce 3 Ways.. I’m thinking outside the can.
She recently made her cranberry goodness on WISH-TV’s Indy Style…
**If you’re on the main page at b1057.com and can’t see the video, click the blog headline at the top and it should appear.
When are all the holiday shows on this year? A complete day by day list is below. I’ve bolded some of my favoritesRudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer CBS Nov 26, 8PM A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving ABC Nov 28, 8PM Lady Gaga & The Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular ABC Nov 28, 9:30PM The National Tree HMC Nov 29, 1PM Matchmaker Santa HALMRK Nov 29, 2PM Eloise at Christmastime HMC Nov 29, 3PM Debbie Macomber’s Mrs. Miracle HALMRK Nov 29, 4PM The Ultimate Gift HMC Nov 29, 5PM Debbie Macomber’s Call Me Mrs. Miracle HALMRK Nov 29, 6PM The National Tree HMC… Continue reading
I moved to Indianapolis on Thanksgiving day 2009. That year we dined out for the holiday…and guess what — it was cheaper. WAY cheaper than buying all the supplies to cook at home. I think we went to a buffet that was about $12 a person…and there were only 4 of us. Can you do an entire Thanksgiving feast for $48? I doubt it.
Only 1 problem.
What’s Thanksgiving without a dried out turkey sandwich w/ Miracle Whip and cranberry sauce the following day?
I know not everyone wants to host, cook, etc.… Continue reading