But the soda bread served in her native village and elsewhere bore little resemblance to our family's festive specialty.
Celebrate the season with a festive alfresco buffet.
Wreath cookies are bright and festive, whether bejeweled or simply frosted.
White bags and vellum stars make festive outdoor lanterns.
The spicy fragrance wafting through the air can get anyone in a festive spirit.
The mood on the street became almost festive, as people talked excitedly in large groups.
Every year, scores of artists try to pen the next festive favorite.
Activities have been organized to create a festive environment.
It is baked in urban homes as a treat for guests and family on special festive days.
The mood in the room is congenial, almost festive with learning.