How To Create An Old-Fashioned Christmas
Christmas is fast approaching so take a little time and stop to enjoy the moments.
In reality, the holidays pass by super fast, because we are busy with all the prep.
To really get into the holiday spirit, I stop and read or reread one of my favorite books.
So many of my friends tell me they need to be inspired and learn how to create an old-fashioned Christmas.
Every single time they say that I tell them that they simply must take a few moments to themselves and read a very spirited book.
Do you need a little inspiration to create different holiday traditions that your family will love and pass on from generation to generation?
Does your family have a set of traditions?
Are there things you do each year to enjoy the season together?
For some, it might be ice skating, for others making gingerbread men, what is yours?
Don’t worry if you don’t have traditions, the book I am about to spotlight can lend a hand.
Now is the time to stop, and read this book I am about to share.
Create An Old-Fashioned Christmas
First, you need to get this incredible book.
Don’t worry if you don’t want to Google it, just touch the highlit sentence and it will take you right to the book.
Remember, Christmas is a truly wonderful and magical time of year you can get lost in the hustle and bustle.
To stop getting lost and to start forming your own traditions, you’ve got to grasp what that means.
You’ll find the extra inspiration to create holiday traditions your family will always cherish inside the books’ contents.
What I First Noticed When I Began Reading “An Old-Fashioned Christmas“
The author has an authentic passion for this truly special time of year.
Honestly, it comes through in the first few pages, and yet there’s a full book ahead to feel this even more!
No matter if Ellen is sharing her stories of her family’s treasured holiday traditions or captivating full-color photos of their favorite ornaments and Vermont’s snowy landscapes it bleeds from the pages into your soul.
What Makes This Book So Magical?
Somehow, in so many ways, the author manages to inspire you to create your own special family traditions based around delicious home-cooked meals.
I mean food is what brings us together and kitchens are the hearts of homes right?
SO naturally this does make sense, but there’s so much more than just that inspiration.
Inside the pages of “An Old-Fashioned Christmas,” you are sure to find lots of new holiday favorites.
Accordingly, there are an intriguing collection of recipes, which includes Guinness stew, coffee-encrusted skirt steak, maple pecan cookies, and chocolate-covered bacon.
Mmm, my stomach is growling just imagining the flavors and tastes isn’t yours?
Highly Entertaining & Engaging Story Collaborations
“An Old-Fashioned Christmas” isn’t simply a compilation of delicious holiday recipes.
Rather, you’ll find a highly entertaining collection of engaging stories, charming photographs, and wonderful recipes.
To that point, the book is sorted into 11 distinct chapters, with titles ranging from “Christmas Adventure” and “Fa-La-La-ing,” to “Keeping Christmas” and “Furry Christmas” (which offers a fun assortment of recipes for your four-legged family members).
Surely, no matter the party you throw or gathering, you will find plenty of creative inspiration within its pages.
Both Hardcover or Digital “An Old-Fashioned Christmas: Sweet Traditions for Hearth and Home”
To keep things really traditional go for the Hardcover.
Display the hardcover book on your end tables, it’s gorgeous and shares Christmas from cover to cover.
Sure a digital copy of “An Old-Fashioned Christmas: Sweet Traditions for Hearth and Home” is available but it does not do it justice.
However, if it is between a digital copy or no getting it at all, please do get the digital copy, it’s still amazing.
You are going to find great stories and absolutely lovely photographs.
And thus, I am sure you will cherish it for many years to come as an asset to your holiday season.
Don’t forget that you may want to order an extra copy or two, because this book would make a great gift, as well.
Recapture The Holiday Magic And It’s the Reviews That Sell It Solid
Does “An Old-Fashioned Christmas” deserve a spot on your bookshelf or coffee table?
But don’t just take my word for it.
Instead, take a look at what verified buyers on Amazon.com have to say about their purchase before you decide if this book is right for you.
As a quick summary, “An Old-Fashioned Christmas” has earned an impressive 4.6 (out of 5.0 possible) stars from those who bought and reviewed it.
In fact, 91% of those who reviewed this book gave it a four or five-star review.
Check it out for yourself here: “An Old-Fashioned Christmas: Sweet Traditions For Hearth and Home.”
Need One More Great Way To Create an Old-Fashioned Christmas?
Along with that reading suggestion, you may also want to take a look at “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays.”
Within this fabulous book, you truly will find many tried-and-true recipes brought to life with beautiful images.
Plus, as an added bonus, this collection features many delicious recipes and ideas to help you celebrate holidays throughout the year.
Now, I would love to hear what you think about these titles once you read them.
Hit me up in the comments below. In the meantime – Happy Holiday Cooking! ~ Dana XO