The Art of Mirriam Neal

D-Day

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My family has quite a few holiday traditions. Thanksgiving is the first day we listen to Christmas music (officially), and after the Thanksgiving meal we watch White Christmas. The day after Thanksgiving is Doughnut Day where – shockingly – we make doughnuts. Chocolate-covered, powdered-sugar-covered, maple-glazed; and this year it was no small feat, considering we’re all grain-free. We slept in and when we woke up there was a fire going in the fireplace, with time for coffee and relaxation before the food-making began. Once it started, it was a glorious mess, as always – chocolate-covered fingers, powdered sugar flying everywhere, doughnuts and doughnut holes disappearing as quickly as they were laid out to cool (and frequently before).

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My nephew wearing his uncle’s apron from when he was the same age ♥

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IMG_2188IMG_2189And directly after this picture was taken, this video happened…

Do you have any traditional family holidays, or holiday traditions?

And did you see the new Star Wars trailer yet!??

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