With and Without Raisins

And

The house

Smells of spices

Cloves and nutmeg

Oh yes, cinnamon

She commands the kitchen

For this is her time to bake

The one thing she remembers most

Loaves of pumpkin bread to give as gifts

It’s Christmas like her mother did for years

©2021 Annette Rochelle Aben

11 responses to “With and Without Raisins

  1. What a sweet and wonderful tradition to keep up.

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  2. Oh, I like this kind of Christmas. And the benefit of the scents whiffing out of there. De-li-cious!Thanks so much.

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  3. I love the smell of Christmas spices too, Annette. Well done on poeming on a Sunday.

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  5. Sounds and smells heavenly… I think I can smell your baking. The wind must be blowing from the east. LOL! Love this, Sis. ❤

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