2016 · December

What’s the Third Most Recognized Symbol of Christmas? Find Out NOW!

Originally Posted 12/18/2014 Next to Baby Jesus & Santa, the candy cane is probably one of the most recognizable elements of the Christmas season. Legend has it that in 1670, the choirmaster at the Cologne Cathedral in Germany handed out sugar sticks among his young singers to keep them quiet during the long Living Creche…… Continue reading What’s the Third Most Recognized Symbol of Christmas? Find Out NOW!

2016 · December

Christmas Around the World #4: Germany and Austria

Christmas Around the World: (a mini video series) #4- Germany & Austria Originally Posted 12/22/2014 Oh, I’m so glad you decided to travel with us again today! Yesterday, we journeyed to Bath, London; the day before that, France, and Norway! Today, we’re visiting two more lovely places! Germany and Austria! And… We’re OFF!! The holidays…… Continue reading Christmas Around the World #4: Germany and Austria

2016 · December · Holiday · Uncategorized

Christmas Around the World (a mini video series)

Christmas Around the World: (A Mini Video Series) #2- Bath & London Originally posted 12/16/2014 Yesterday, we began our journey by stopping in to learn a little about the American Christmas. Today we are traveling to Bath, & London How exciting! https://youtu.be/qW6iI_BRObA https://youtu.be/0Zh_sSAB1dU Our Next Stops: Bath and the Countryside

2016 · December · Holiday

Christmas Around the World (Mini Video Series)- #1 America

Christmas Around the World (Mini Video Series)- #1 America Originally Posted 12/15/2014 Over a period of five days, we will be visiting Christmas in several locations, during a mini video series. I hope you enjoy this as much as I have enjoyed putting it together. Educational doesn’t even begin to describe this mini-series! *************************************************** What…… Continue reading Christmas Around the World (Mini Video Series)- #1 America

2016 · December · Holiday

Did You Know These 5 Facts About Christmas?

Originally posted on 12/12/2014 Ah, Christmas! The lights, the sounds, the forced family fun! Putting up the tree, decorating the house! It’s been this way since I can remember. BUT Did you know…it wasn’t until after the 1800’s that Christ’s birth was celebrated by Christians, before then it was a pagan celebration Did you know…early…… Continue reading Did You Know These 5 Facts About Christmas?

December · One Minute Mind

My One Minute Mind

With ever day that passes, the excitement grows. The anticipation is almost overwhelming and I’m struggling to contain it. I can’t seem to sit still; my mind roams in a thousand different directions; my heart swells to almost overflowing with the sights, the sounds, the smells. CHRISTMAS! Oh sure, it feels crazy and we can…… Continue reading My One Minute Mind