The Snowflake

The Snowflake

Another year and we’re still dreaming of a white Christmas here in Tennessee. It’s a dream that the young, and the young at heart, continue to cherish: That we’ll wake up to a world covered in white, where the sun glints off the ice-covered...

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The Mystery Box

Isn’t it fun getting a present?  One of my favorite activities during the holidays is wrapping gifts.  I love the idea of taking an ugly package or plain box and sheathing it in beauty.  (I have an admittedly unhealthy addiction to pretty...

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Story Time

One of my favorite ways to begin the school year is with a story called Born to Read by children’s author Judy Sierra.  It’s about a little boy who loves to read, who reads absolutely everything he can get his hands on, from lists, to cereal...

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