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It’s a huge blow that traditional Christmas markets are being canceled this year. It just seems like it’s one thing after the next that we are missing out on.
With more cancelled events and closed cafes, it’s becoming clear that the winter of 2020/2021 in Europe will be far from the norm. Rather than giving in to despair, it’s important to keep moving forward, and not just metaphorically speaking.
Ginger is not just spicy, sweet and delicious, it’s also tremendously good for you. And the holiday season is the perfect time to pack a punch with it in everything from the cookie tray to the cocktails.
‘Twas the time before Christmas, and all through the land,
No one was quite sure of what they should plan.
Until the last moment, uncertainty raged,
Would winter’s best pastime, Christmas markets, be staged?
‘Twas the time before Christmas, and all through the land,
No one was quite sure of what they should plan.
Until the last moment, uncertainty raged,
Would winter’s best pastime, Christmas markets, be staged?
Closing my eyes to recall holiday memories from my childhood, the moments that stand out the most come alive with scents and flavors I can almost smell and taste right this very second, many Christmases and decades later.
There’s always that one person on your list that is impossible to buy for. It’s me. I am that one person. But, what if you could satisfy your desire to give that person something special while also helping the planet?
Being in the throes of Lockdown 2.0 is challenging. We’ve already been through this once before, so we should be pros at this by now, right?
Nothing ushers in the holiday season like baking Christmas cookies. For some families, this is a tradition handed down throughout the generations. For some, it’s simply a love of baking and sharing desserts. For others, it’s a new way to make memories with loved ones. 
There’s frost on the pumpkin and a chill in the morning air. But if there’s one thing that makes it easier to throw off the covers and crawl out of bed, it’s the prospect of a warming, tasty breakfast.