Christmas Corner

Christmas is sights, especially the sights of Christmas reflected in the eyes of a child.
- William Saroyan



Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
- Charles Dickens



Christmas is a time when you get homesick - even when you're home.
- Carol Nelson



Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
- Alexander Smith



Hot Apple Cider Recipe

Cider:
1 large bottle Apple Cider
1 large bottle Ginger Ale

Spices:
3 cinnamon sticks
15 whole cloves
15 whole allspice
1 oz. bag of red hots
Sprinkle of nutmeg

Directions:

Step 1:
Mix 2/3 bottle of Apple Cider to 1/3 bottle of Ginger Ale.

Step 2:
Place all spices in basket of coffee maker and fill reservoir with apple cider to make 4 cups of liquid.

Step 3:
Add this liquid to cider mixture you made in step 1. The 3 cinnamon sticks can be returned to the cider mixture but discard the remainder of the spices. Taste cider mixture for flavor. Additional red hots can be added if preferred for color and spiciness.

Step 4:
Steep cider for 45 minutes to 1 hour before serving. Can be refrigerated and reheated as needed.

Note: Can also be frozen and given as Christmas gifts.