• Now Delightfully Surprising Me!

    December 2nd, 2013 I am always so thankful that my children remember the cute things I constantly did for them throughout the days of their childhood. I know because they frequently delight me now with the things I used to do for them. Like turning...
  • November 28th, 2013 Consider Reading Plymouth Plantation This Thanksgiving

    November 28th, 2013 This book is a firsthand account of the life of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Plantation written by the governor of Plymouth himself, William Bradford. Through painstaking details, Bradford relates the many hardships they endured...
  • Nutmeg

    November 23rd, 2013 Often found in apple pie, pumpkin pie, squash/pumpkin soups, puddings, custards, spice cake, cookies, mulled cider, and eggnog, nutmeg is the seed of the nutmeg tree. In European medieval culture it was highly valued as a spice...
  • Minnikin, Midgie, and Moppet: A Mouse Story

    November 11th, 2013 by Adelaide Holl, Pictures by Priscilla Hillman This adorable book would make wonderful Thanksgiving or Christmas gifts for your children.    When it comes to children’s books, covers make a world of difference, so it ...
  • Thanksgiving Tree

    November 6th, 2013 When the Scherer family opened their door to greet us for an evening in their home for dinner, we saw this thanksgiving tree secured to their living room doorframe. I thought it was such a good idea that I asked Jennie to send pi...