The Spider Who Saved Christmas

Yes, you read the title correctly. It's a book my mom gave to the grand girls and is a sweet, sweet Christmas story written by New York Times Bestselling Author Raymond Arroyo; with gorgeous illustrations by Randy Gallegos. The story is based on a German or Ukraine folk tale that explains why tinsel is put … Continue reading The Spider Who Saved Christmas

Whirlwind holiday season

Exhausted might not be the best word for the holiday season, but it's certainly appropriate. And it's not from the usual holiday merriment. Come with me on a tour of my last couple months. Buckle up buttercup, it's been a wild ride. Back in July, during all the lockdowns, I was uncharacteristically an over-achiever when … Continue reading Whirlwind holiday season

Santa babies

Well, they're not exactly babies anymore. This is another "tradition" I started back in 2016 when they were both "littles" and fit under the Christmas tree much better than they do now. They are older (and bigger) now. And, this year someone can sing All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth. They … Continue reading Santa babies