Costumes For The Christmas Play

Remember the Mandatory Christmas Pageant? I remember being in productions of simple Christmas story displays as a small child and the annual Christmas play skits and pageants with my own children. It is a traditional part of the Christmas season. Christmas play photo...
Adorable Gifts for New Moms

Adorable Gifts for New Moms

Welcome to Super Gift Guide Ideas for New Moms! Know a new mom? Surprise her with something really thoughtful – it will mean so much! Here are some adorable ideas to make her the happiest holiday mommy (besides that cute bundle of joy, of course!). It...

The Little Mermaid of Merfolk Tales

Mermaids, baneful or beneficent? John William Waterhouse: A Mermaid 1900   Ancient mariners feared them, and they were legendary creatures of the sea which some called “sirens”, but Hans Christian Anderson put down pen to paper to record a story that...
Do You Love Northern Winters?

Do You Love Northern Winters?

Not Everyone Hates Wintertime Winter, how do I love thee? Hmmm, Let me think about that a minute…. For all those who, like me, find lots to love about Northern winters in the U.S.A, this is a look at the holidays, the activities, and just the plain minimalist...

Setting Up Your Blog

For those who have already: Purchased their hosting Purchased and set up their domain name Installed their WordPress installation This is a checklist of sorts for setting up a blog that will work well in the longrun. Permalinks First, change the permalinks from the...