In the vein of starting our own family traditions, I've decided to embrace Twelfth Night with some of our own family revelry. Twelfth Night marks the end of Christmas (the twelfth day of Christmas!) and marks the coming of Epiphany (when the wise men visited Christ). Though my husband is no longer a practicing Catholic, it sounds like a lovely thing to incorporate into our own Christmas celebration.~Matthew 2: 1-2, 11
1 tsp ground cloves
Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting,
The appetite may sicken, and so die.
That strain again! it had a dying fall:
That breathes upon a bank of violets,