Tag Archives: Twelve Days of Christmas

On the Second Day of Christmas …

Anita’s Gingerbread and the Creation of Christmas Traditions by Allyson Kenning Lo and behold, it’s that time of year again – Christmas! And it’s once again time to dig out favourite old recipes that make the kitchen smell of the season and our mouths water with anticipation. In Bread n’ Molasses magazine’s previous print incarnation,… Continue Reading

On the First Day of Christmas …

Our Special Christmas Guest By Myrna Beth Lambert The funniest Christmas ever was the Christmas of 1947. I was six years old and filled with the magic of the holidays. The aroma of freshly baked cookies filled the house, as did the smell of fresh pines from our beautifully decorated Christmas tree. Christmas Eve, my two… Continue Reading

12th Day of Christmas: My Mountain School Christmas

My Mountain School Christmas by Kellie Underhill This year my Christmas festivities started early in December when my mother, Pauline, sister, Sherry, and I went to the Kin Centre around the square in Newcastle, Miramichi to attend a special dinner theatre performance. A local theatre troupe, The Heritage Players, were staging their latest production called… Continue Reading

11th Day of Christmas: Christmas Kitty

Christmas Kitty By Jacinta “Oh, Daddy, please let me keep the kitty,” cried four year old Jessica Wells. Her father answered firmly, “Pipe down, Jess. You know we can’t afford this kitten.” He drove up to a subdivision entrance and dropped the kitten off, leaving quickly. Trying to get Jess to stop crying, Daddy told… Continue Reading

7th Day of Christmas: Angel Robe

Angel Robe By Jacinta “Momma,” yelled five year old Sebrina, as she rushed through the door. “I’m gonna be an angel.” Then she giggled, “I mean an angel, in the Christmas play. Mrs. Kathy chose me. It is the specialist part in the whole play.” “Most special,” corrected her mother, Audrey. “Do you have to… Continue Reading