Rushing here. Rushing there. Where’s my list? Who gets what? How can we afford it? Will everyone have a good time at the party? Will they like the punch? Will we have enough food? Are my decorations as good as my neighbors?
And on and on, the questions plague those of us caught up in the holidaze.
In reality, this was me as a young mom. Not so much now as a retired elementary school principal and romantic suspense author. In the past, I found the holidays stressful beyond belief. I wish my younger self had been not so much a perfectionist. I wish I’d been able to just let go and enjoy the family and friends without all the stress of getting it perfect.
Here’s my mother’s Champagne Punch Recipe.
MOM-MOM’S CHAMPAGNE PUNCH
1 6 oz can frozen orange juice
1 cup lemon juice
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