Category Archives: Christmas

Recipe: Easy Chai Tea

Chai Tea is not an unfathomable concoction that requires some mystery mix out of a can to create. Basically, it’s tea with spices in it, and as I pointed out in my article, The Simple Life: Use What You Have, you … Continue reading

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The World Traveler

From Start Your Week with Steve, the free weekly e-mail newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art. The story behind the painting, The World Traveler: If you think it odd that Steve creates Santa paintings in January, it’s really not. It’s actually oddly … Continue reading

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The Christmas List

From Start Your Week with Steve, the weekly e-mail newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art. This is the story behind the painting, The Christmas List: Warm reds glow in the inside, set against the cool blues of a North Pole night. The push … Continue reading

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Feeling Sad During the Holiday Season

Whether you say Season’s Greetings, Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas or Happy Hanukkah, the fleeting weeks beginning with Thanksgiving and ending at the New Year are a time of celebration, activity, music, joy and . . . sadness. Part of being … Continue reading

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Recipes: Pumpkin Pancakes and Pumpkin Ice Cream

With Thanksgiving kicking off the holiday season this week, it’s a given that this week’s recipe will involve pumpkin. Lucky you — I originally was going to give you just one recipe — that for Pumpkin Pancakes — but as … Continue reading

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Celebrating Christmas without My Stressy Bessie Doll

If there were such thing as a Stressy Bessy doll, she would look like me. The Son and Heir says that I focus on minutiae: “Remember when we vacationed on the beach and I wanted to climb those 25-foot rocks? You … Continue reading

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Recipe: Creamy, Dreamy Corn Chowder

It’s soup season! Finally, after a summer of sweltering our way through quick stir-fries that don’t heat up the kitchen, I find myself reaching for my sweater and the soup bowls, and Creamy, Dreamy Corn Chowder is a fast, easy, inexpensive dinner … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Christmas

From Start Your Week with Steve, the free weekly e-mail newsletter from Steve Henderson Fine Art: Steve Says: Every year, when Christmas rolls around, people sigh and say, “This is such a wonderful time of year. If only we could keep this … Continue reading

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Young Children: Homeschooling Them is FUN

Last week we talked about Homeschooling Young Children, and this week, we’re going to bullet point some easy, fun, doable learning ideas that you can incorporate into your schooling day, and indeed, make part of your schooling experience. Plan a special … Continue reading

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Ordinary Christians: That Describes All of Us

When I was in high school, I had a crush on this gorgeous guy: thick wavy hair, brown eyes like Bambi, perfect white teeth that flashed with an impish grin. Personality wise, he was funny, warm, engaging, friendly — at … Continue reading

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