Bellagio Christmas Decorations in Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada!

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A photographic foray into the Bellagio's Conservatory and Botanical Garden atrium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Holiday 2018 decorations: so beautiful, abundant and lush!

Munich’s Christmas Tram + Egg Nog Recipe

Throwback Tuesday Post (TBTP) from 2014: A ride on Munich's Christmas Tram (ChristkindlTram), meeting St. Nickolaus (Germany's Santa Claus), plus my delicious homemade egg nog recipe. Merry Christmas!

Denver’s City and County Building Holiday Christmas Light Show

A video and stills of the spectacular, colorful Denver City and County Building's annual Christmas light show. Lights are set to holiday music, nightly from Thanksgiving to New Year's Eve.

Homemade Cranberry Sauce How-To

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Some of you have asked for a homemade cranberry sauce recipe after reading my recent Hirschgulasch post. Europeans use lingonberry preserves for such a recipe, but cooks in the US can substitute cranberry sauce if they can’t find the lingonberries.

I have two good cranberry sauce recipes, and both are very easy. However, it can be a
little hard to find 100% cranberry juice (not the cocktail or
concentrate) which one recipe calls for, so here are both of my recipes:

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Fifth Bamberg Christmas Market – and SNOW!

Lots of sights this week: Bamberg's Artisan Christmas Market (fifth and final market in town), beautiful snowfall and my walk to Weipelsdorf in it, plus a few more German Christmas traditions and Nativity scenes around town.