Mrs. Claus Explains It All

Mrs. Claus Explains It All by Elsbeth Claus and Christi Love Illustrated by David Wenzel

You know all those questions that you’d like to ask Mrs. Claus – young and old?  Well, Elsbeth Claus a.k.a. Christi Love has ALL the answers! Questions from all over the world are sent to Mrs. Claus and now she’s Read more…

Laughing All the Way

Laughing All the Way by Sam Beeson Illustrated by Sophie Soprano

Word to the wise: Don’t ever try to stop Christmas!  Sam Beeson tells a great story about how one person tried VERY hard to stop Christmas.  He melted the snow, he took Santa’s hot chocolate.  Read about this Thomas Bunk Read more…

Gluten Free Cranberry Bliss Bars

Gluten Free Cranberry Bliss Bars

Ready for a fabulous festive treat?  Here it is – Cranberry Bliss Bars!  This is a great gluten free dessert and perfect for the season.  I love the pictures so I know what it is suppose to look like.  ENJOY Read more…

Mrs. Claus Takes a Vacation

Mrs. Claus Takes a Vacation By Linas Alsenas

Mrs. Claus is jealous that Santa always gets to visit faraway places and she never gets to go.  So, this year she is taking her own vacation.  “I’ll be home for Christmas, don’t worry!” she says as she waves good-bye Read more…

The Night of Las Posadas

The Night of Las Posadas by Tomie de Paola

Learning of all the traditions that are celebrated throughout the world during December are numberless.  The Spanish have “Las Posadas” which is a nine day celebration.  Some places the celebration is quite elaborate and other small villages it is very Read more…

Gluten Free Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Do you want something a little different for a Christmas treat?  Try these Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies!  They are a favorite and a nice variety for that Christmas buffet.  Save the recipe for Valentine’s Day – They’ll be a hit Read more…

Twelve Lizards Leaping

Twelve Lizards Leaping

We are all familiar with the 12 Days of Christmas but how about a new twist?  Twelve Lizards Leaping is a fun book to read to children, especially if you tell them (or sing) the original Twelve Days of Christmas.  Read more…


Santasaurus by Niamh Sharkey

This is a nice blend of dinosaur and Christmas.  It has a hint of Polar Express.  Darling pictures from Santasauras to Dinodeer.   The littlest dinosaur receives a very special gift that he will always remember.  It’s a great bedtime story.

Common Sense: Listen, See and Enjoy the Holidays

Common Sense: Listen, See and Enjoy the Holidays

For some reason during the holidays, common sense gets tucked away under wrapping paper, shopping, parties, etc.  You can’t enjoy this season unless you take time to enjoy them.  Plan one or two nights a week that you can be Read more…

The Tub People’s Christmas

The Tub People's Christmas

What a great story to read to a child at Christmastime.  All the tub people are standing together until the table shifts and knocks them all down.  Will they ever get together again?  They must beware of the dog who Read more…