Traditions

We Wish You a Sappy Christmas

There’s something magical about the holiday season.  Maybe it’s the glittering lights, the snow, the holiday music.  Maybe it’s the wonder in children’s eyes, or curling up in front of the tree and watching old movies.  Perhaps most importantly, it’s spending time with family and friends from near and far, putting aside differences, and simply enjoying […]

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Childhood Lessons on World Peace

“Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.” ~ Mother Teresa There is real wisdom in how simply and clearly kids see the world.  For them, every moment is an opportunity, a chance to explore and question. They learn right from wrong at an early age.  They know, for example, it’s bad […]

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Pumpkins, Flannel and Leaves: Oh My!

Yippee!  It’s here!  Autumn, my favourite time of year.  Crisp air, blue skies, the crunch of fallen leaves under our feet, cozy flannel sheets and… the ritual stuffing-of-faces with delicious treats at Thanksgiving.  Like pumpkin bread. Oh, how I love the pumpkins.  In décor, in food, at the pumpkin patch.  They’re colourful, fun and delicious.  […]

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