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Sunday, December 20, 2015

Family Christmas Day 20

The bible says that the angels sang to the shepherd and after seeing the baby Jesus the shepherd sang in jubilee as well. Why not take your family and group and do some Christmas caroling. After all it is the season to be happy and share our joy. No better way to do that than through a song.
Here are a few tips to help you plan your family caroling night.
Choose where you will carol. Select a few families to go visit or perhaps you have a nursing home or elder home in your area. The one that I work out always welcomes visits. Our resident love them and its fun for all. Perhaps that is a choice that would work for you. It is best to ask the facility if it would be ok to come and carol first. 
Make sure that you provide a list of carols that you will be singing so everyone in group knows the words as well as  what songs you are singing. You can find some great songs at  caroling song book.
Be sure to dress for the weather If it is col outside then make sure everyone brings their hats, gloves, and scarves.  
Caroling can be hard work so be sure to provide refreshments to all those caroling. Good bowl of warm soup or chili and big mugs of warm drinks are always welcome after caroling. After warming up you can finish the night off with a sweet or two here are couple of delicious recipes you may want to share with your caroling friends 
I found this recipe for divinity some time back and oh my does it produce. I still miss my grand-mothers divinity candy. She would make up the white, pink, and green. She was a great candy maker and she would share, eat and store these goodies for some time.
You may be surprised to find out what this fudge is made with. The yummy peanut butter is fairly clear but would you be surprised if I told you there was cheese in this sweet?? There most definitely is and it tastes awesome. Check it out for your self and enjoy
Peanut Butter Cheese Fudg
1/4 loaf process cheese, cubed
1 c margarine
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 c chopped nuts
2 boxes powdered sugar
non stick cooking spray
Spray a 9 inch square baking pan with the non stick cooking spray. Place cheese, margarine, peanut butter in a pan. Over medium low heat stir mixture til smooth. and melted. Remove from heat and set aside. Empty powdered sugar into a large mixing bowl. Pour in peanut butter mix and blend with a fork. As candy becomes stiff you may want to use hands to continue mixing. Use paper towel to blot away any peanut oil. Spread in prepared pan and chill for at least 30 minutes Cut in squares sprinkle with nuts.

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