This Christmas be still…

It’s the most magical time of the year and, for many of us, the most hectic. Advent marks not only anticipation and preparation for the miracle of Jesus’ birth, but also those last few weeks before Christmas when we collectively drive ourselves crazy with all that “has” to get done. The baking, shopping, wrapping and

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The magic of ice … Sweet Potato Pie Popsicles

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a blog…I have several started but lately getting any project completed takes some time and patience. I am now the full-time nanny for my 17-month old granddaughter; the transition from a window office overlooking Michigan Avenue in Chicago to farm house in Prairie Du Sac with a lovely view of

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Pomegranite

 Aesop’s fable, “The Pomegranate and the Apple Tree.” The pomegranate and the apple tree disputed as to which was the most beautiful. When their strife was at its height, a Bramble from the neighboring hedge lifted up its voice, and said in a boastful tone: “Pray my dear friends, in my presence at least

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