These Winter solstice, Christmas, and Yule crafts are the perfect activity to do with your kids this holiday season. Here we are in the thick of the Winter Holiday season. I'm happy to report our family has managed to keep our activities to a nice balance of not too much and not … [Read more...] about Winter Solstice & Yule Crafts
In Italy, a Sagra is a local festival that celebrates a certain food coming into season. I was recently introduced to these food festivals near the end of my reading of Under the Tuscan Sun. It sounds like such a lovely concept: Sagra is a wonderful word to look … [Read more...] about Sagra: Celebrating Seasonal Foods
The past week has brought some very lovely and Spring-like weather-eventhough it barely seems like Winter has happened at all. It looks like we are in for one more cold stretch and maybe even one last snow and then it will be full speed ahead for Spring. The clocks move ahead … [Read more...] about Spring is Just Around the Corner?
This past year we have embraced the idea of celebrating the changing of the seasons in addition to and some times in place of religious celebrations that take place at this time. I was raised in a Baptist household but have not been religious since the age of about 13, so finding … [Read more...] about Fun Ways to Celebrate Spring Equinox with the Family