Tag Archives: Christmas

“Let’s Have Coffee” – Remembering our Great-Grandparents at Christmas

“Let’s Have Coffee” December 23rd Remembering our Great Grandparents at Christmas * While enjoying an Almond Baguette and a Ricotta Pie Frank, two days before Christmas encourages us to remember our  Great Grandparents  Frank talks about those forgotten people from our past that even though we may not have actually known them… we still love […]

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Frank’s Thought Growin’ Up Italian Zeppole – A Delicious Tradition

Zeppole A Delicious Tradition * Ever since I can remember I have had a love affair with Zeppole. My Grandmother used to make them for us especially over the Christmas holidays. Fresh and sprinkled with confectioner sugar OMG… They are unbelievably delicious. The only problem is that you can’t stop eating them.  If you want […]

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Remembering Anisette – “Visiting” during the Christmas Holidays

Anisette “Visiting” during the Christmas Holidays * When I was growing up in a huge Italian family we always visited our cousins during the holidays. Unlike today for some unknown reason somehow we always had time to visit family. My dad would put us in the car and he would drive from the outskirts of […]

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The Muppets – Twelve Days of Christmas – Classic Version

The Muppets Twelve Days of Christmas Classic Version * This is the classic version of the Muppets singing the Twelve Days of Christmas… Just cracks me up.  This is just what the doctor ordered when you need an  uplift. Just can’t help but smile. Isn’t it something that something as simple as a bunch of puppets […]

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Let’s Have Coffee Together with Frank Granieri

Let’s Have Coffee Together Frank Granieri * On Facebook Monday through Friday  7:30 AM on the East Coast of America Everybody Loves Italian w/ Dominic & Frank “Let’s Have Coffee Together” * We usually enjoy a special breakfast treat, tell a light hearted story and sing a Christmas Carol or two.   Start the day out on a […]

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Frank Sinatra Show – From 1950 – I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm

Frank Sinatra Show – – 1950 – I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm * This short clip from the Original Frank Sinatra Show – vintage 1950 is a great look at Old Blue Eyes at that time.  The Show didn’t last but Frank Sinatra did. The rest is Legendary. * To view this […]

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“Marshmallow World” – PRICELESS – Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin

“Marshmallow World” – Frank and Dean – PRICELESS * “Marshmallow World” – This wonderful rendition as I remember was filmed on the Dean Martin TV Show which ran every Thursday night back in the day. You can’t help but smile when you watch this.   * Join Frank and Dean on THE NEXT PAGE for […]

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Candy Cane Cookies

Candy Cane Cookies Every year our children look forward to helping make these candy cane cookies and leaving them out for Santa.  This is a family friendly recipe and the kids love playing with the cookie dough.  It keeps them busy for a while and they love eating the finished product. From our home to […]

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Christmas in Rome – Rick Steves

  Christmas in Rome – Rick Steves * This is a very good video featuring Christmas in Rome produced by Rick Steve.  “Rick” Steves focuses on European travel. As we know he is the host of theAmerican Public Television series Rick Steves’ Europe. He also has a public radio travel show, Travel with Rick Steves, and has authored […]

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Andrea Bocelli and Natalie Cole – “The Christmas Song”

Andrea Bocelli & Natalie Cole – “The Christmas Song” * “The Christmas Song”  was written in 1945 by Bob Wells and Mel Tormé. Nat King Cole’s 1961 version is generally regarded as definitive, and in 2004 was the most-loved seasonal song of all time with women aged 30–49, while the original recorded by The Nat King Cole […]

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