|Making button strings|
Then they played "Kitty wants a corner." This was a lot like musical chairs, without the music, and since we had eleven playing, we used ten bean bags to mark different places in the room for corners. One player stands in the middle of the room and calls, "Kitty wants a corner," and all the kids run to a different corner, including the caller, until one person is left out. That person becomes the next caller.
Our hostess did a beautiful job setting the tables just like Ma would have. Everyone had a cup of egg nog and a Christmas stocking, which included Christmas candy and a Christmas penny.
roasted turkey and stuffing
bread and gravy
popcorn and popcorn balls
heart-shaped Christmas cakes
and homemade apple pie
|RECIPE HERE: Heart-shaped Christmas cakes|
After dinner, the kids sat down to make clove apples. They wrapped the apple with ribbon and held the ribbon in place with pins. Then they poked holes with toothpicks to make a design in the apple and added the cloves.
Until next year and our next adventure !