And the stockings have been hung by the chimney with care in hopes that St. Nicholas quickly can be there. It’s right here, Christmas 2022. The lengthy vacation weekend has begun and I hope you’re all cosy as a bug ‘cuz winter storm Elliott is bringing snow, wind and chilly, to the Nice Lakes and Northeast. There’s an arctic blast that reaches all the best way down South with onerous freeze warnings so far as Florida. Brrrrr!
However all is calm, all is vibrant at Casa Djalali. The kiddos descend this afternoon and now we have a jam-packed weekend deliberate. There’s bowling, and flicks, and presents and much and plenty of meals! Possibly even a cookie or two for yours actually. I’ve been pretty good this yr so fingers crossed Santa leaves one thing particular beneath the tree. I’m so blessed to have my household right here to have a good time Christ’s beginning.
Oscar is by my aspect able to greet the clan so let’s get this celebration began! Christmas morning I serve a simple peasy Christmas brunch with a menu that stays the identical yr after yr. I began making this sausage cheese casserole as a younger bride and it’s been a household custom since then. I additionally whip up a french toast casserole and chocolate chip espresso cake. A mimosa and bloody Mary bar make it simple for the household to combine their very own drinks and naturally, espresso is brewing within the kitchen.