Lucky and the Christmas Spirit

Lucky and the Christmas Spirit

My 8 year old daughter likes to watch the series Spirit: Riding Free on Netflix. This is an animated series about a girl named Lucky, who rides a wild horse named Spirit. She lives in a small town somewhere in the “wild west”, sometime in the early 1900s....
Someday soon we all will be together

Someday soon we all will be together

Yesterday I made pizzas and an apple pie for Pi Day. I also stood at my kitchen calendar with some white-out tape and erased at least a dozen events from our calendar. Cancelled due to quarantine or social distancing mandates. We are cheerfully doing our part because...
Johnny Appleseed Day

Johnny Appleseed Day

March 11 (tomorrow) is National Johnny Appleseed day. That is not his birthday (which is September 26), but rather it coincides with apple-planting season. I absolutely LOVE the Disney version of the Johnny Appleseed story, originally presented in the 1948 film Melody...
The Search for Santa Paws

The Search for Santa Paws

My older daughter is 9 years old and her favorite Christmas movie is The Search for Santa Paws. She loves dogs, and she also likes one of the songs very much. The song is called I Do Believe in Christmas, and it’s a pretty but upbeat song sung by a bunch of...
February week 3

February week 3

I hope your February is going well and that you had a really lovely Valentine’s Day. For this week’s prompts I don’t think there’s anything you need to do to plan ahead. We are still focusing on kindness and giving to others in small ways, but...
January week 4

January week 4

Our big planning month is winding down. I have a couple more planning/organizing prompts for you this week, and the rest are just some prompts toward relaxation and self care. On Friday I’m sharing a hot milk recipe that is an alternative to hot chocolate. You...