Thursday, December 20, 2012
Nothing says Christmas like gathering the family to watch your favorite holiday movie while enjoying a nice cup of hot chocolate.
Let me start by saying - I love hot chocolate. So, when I saw this recipe for Polar Express Hot Chocolate on the blog Honey & Fitz I knew I had to make it. Don't be afraid when you see the ingredients - this is a decadent, rich, flavorful hot chocolate. Sorry, but it's not healthy. However, making this on Christmas Eve could be the start of a wonderful tradition and indulging in something as wonderful as this hot cocoa once a year won't hurt. To make this delicious recipe you'll need: To make, mix together all ingredients in a large pot. Then, warm slowly over low heat, stirring regularly, for 30-40 minutes. Serve with your favorite topping and enjoy! If you have some time, or are taking this to a holiday party, you can make this in a …
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Enjoy our video message from Santa and find out answers to some of the most popular questions kids have for the man in red.
White Lake Patch scored an exclusive interview with Santa at his family's cabin in White Lake. Taking a small break before gearing up for tonight's deliveries, Santa sat down with Local Editor Brooke Meier to answer some of the most asked questions by kids. White Lake Patch: What do you do if there is a fire in the fireplace? Santa: That's pretty easy. I've been given a magic key. There are a lot of boys and girls who don't have a fireplace. This magic key allows me to go in the front door of those home on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day only. White Lake Patch: Have you even been bitten by a dog? Santa: No, because Christmas Magic takes over. When I get there the dogs are very friendly. As a matter of fact, most dogs help me. They come …
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Bringing you the latest and greatest for the weekend in Brighton and the surrounding area.
Our pick for today: Open Bowling Christmas Eve and Day Where: Brighton Bowl, 9871 E. Grand River Ave., Brighton When: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24 and from noon-midnight Sunday, Dec. 25. Cost: Bowling is $2.50 before 5 p.m. and $3.50 after 5 p.m. Hourly rates are $15 per hour before 5 p.m. and $20 per hour after 5 p.m. Why go: Enjoy a game or two with family or friends and help burn off that holiday feast. Come back to Brighton Patch Thursday for more weekend-things-to-do options. Or, visit our Events guide here.