Beauty and the Beaks

Beauty and the Beaks by Mary Jane and Herm Auch

What would you do if you knew that you were the main event (dish) at a great Thanksgiving feast?  Lance, the biggest, fattest turkey has to figure out just ow he can escape his demise.  With the help of Beauty, Read more…


Gluten Free Cranberry Jam Bars

Gluten Free Cranberry Jam Bars

Just in time for those Thanksgiving gatherings these Cranberry bars are sure to be a hit.  They are actually delicious any time of year and quite festive looking.


Gluten Free Pie Crust

Gluten Free Pie Crust

Unless you purchase your pie crust and pie, making your own does take some time.  Never try to hurry it up – it’s not worth the effort or disaster.  Here is a good pie crust that will be worthy of Read more…


Thanksgiving Rules

Thanksgiving Rules

Manners and rules can be two different things.  But they both can be helpful on Thanksgiving.  Percy Isaac Gifford gives you 10 rules for your Thanksgiving day, sprinkled with a few manners.  He shows you when to do as your Read more…


Finlandia – A New Lesson Plan

I love to share Jean Sibelius’ “Finlandia” at this time of year.  Sibelius wrote it to represent the struggles the Finnish people had as they fought for freedom from Russia and then during the World Wars.  You can hear in Read more…


The Ugly Pumpkin

The Ugly Pumpkin

How could a pumpkin be so ugly that no one would want it?  Everyone walked right past him and soon October was over.  He was left all alone.  He tried to make friends in an apple orchard but they played Read more…


This Is the Turkey

This Is the Turkey

What a great story based on the poem, “This Is the House that Jack Built.”  What happens when there is a “mishap” on Thanksgiving.  Max picks out the very best turkey for Thanksgiving dinner and everyone is invited.  As the Read more…


The Turkey Ran Away Free Music Download

While teaching a group of 3 to 5 year-olds at a pre-school, a little boy asked if we could sing his Thanksgiving song.  I didn’t know what song he was thinking of, so I asked him to sing it.  I Read more…


Common Sense: Be Thankful

At this time of year it’s just common sense to stop for a moment and think of all the things we are thankful for.  A thought I recently read is, “What ever we take for granted, someone is in need Read more…


GF Hanukkah Hugs on Thanksgiving

The first day of Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving this year, which is a rare coincident!  Which ever you celebrate, these are great treats and gluten free!  This is from Project Gluten Free. Here is a 3 INGREDIENT SUPER EASY Hanukkah Read more…