my patronus is a basilisk (jeliza) wrote,
my patronus is a basilisk

holiday festivities

We are not super holiday-ing this year, we don't most years really, but we did manage to go out for our usual drive to view houses with encrapulated Christmas lights and badly sing Christmas songs, starting with O Lutefisk, on Christmas Eve.

Gift-wise we are becoming progressively more contained; adults pretty much opted out (partially because none of us could think of things we really wanted that were gift-y) and the kids gifts were less splashy, although they seemed very pleased with their art supplies and subscriptions to japanese kawaii+snack themed boxes.

I made the traditional lasagna. In point of fact, my mother's traditional holiday lasagna was an excellent frozen variety from Costco, but I actually make a quite good lasagna, with turkey Italian sausage instead of cow and most importantly, gluten-free noodles. (based on this no-boil lasagna recipe with only minor tweaks.  I don't own bottles of Italian Seasoning and pretty much just throw in a ton of garlic and oregano and basic and maybe pepper and call it good)

O has now been introduced to the ultimate Christmas movie, Die Hard, though D opted out. It really stands up ridiculously well. This entry was originally posted at Please comment there using OpenID.
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