Boston Cream Candy

Boston Cream Candy

Boston Cream Candy is very special and Christmas-y, but just in case it’s still hot weather where you live, not to worry. This candy is made on the stovetop. You’ll need at least a 3-quart saucepan so it doesn’t boil over. You will also need a candy...
Lady waving goodbye

Lady waving goodbye

Another lovely lady by Coles Phillips. I like to say she is waving goodbye to summer. You might also like these posts… Lady waving goodbye Another lovely lady by Coles Phillips. I like to say she is waving goodbye to summer. You might also like these posts......
Autumn equinox

Autumn equinox

Today is the official first day of fall. Get this lovely book at your library and read it with your children. Autumn Equinox: Celebrating the Harvest by Ellen Jackson (affiliate link). This book teaches all about harvest traditions in cultures around the world. A...
Yes, Virginia…

Yes, Virginia…

It was on this day in 1897 that the letter from Virginia O’Hanlon was published in the New York Sun, with the iconic answer from Francis Pharcellus Church. Enjoy. Dear Editor, I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says,...
September week 4

September week 4

The first day of fall is Tuesday. Fall brings its own colors and fragrances… Red harvest apples and deep brown gingerbread. Indoors, warming spices like cinnamon and clove mimic the colors of changing leaves outdoors. Rich colors and dropping temperatures make us...