Holiday Treats

A few weeks ago I came across a ridiculously simple recipe for a cute holiday treat and gave it a try. I am not much of a baker/sweets maker, but I thought this recipe was easy enough. It called for a double boiling technique which I have never attempted before, but it was super straight forward….

A Rose From a Rose

Yesterday I had a few minutes before my haircut and was wandering around the nearby Earth Fare. I was intently looking at some moisturizers and asking the department’s employee some questions when a cute little girl in the most Christmas-y red dress came up to us declaring, “Christmas is coming!” Her dad was nearby and…

Our First Holiday Season

Since moving into our new home just a few months ago, we have really been enjoying the holiday spirit and starting new traditions for years to come. We decorated a Christmas tree last week (my husband’s first Christmas tree, and my first real one!) just before Thanksgiving. Because my in-laws were only able to come…

International Day of the Girl Child

“Women have a special capacity to lead us to a more peaceful world with compassion, affection and kindness. And there is no more important time for that than this moment.”    [The Dalai Lama] 10.11.12. Today is the very first UN International Day of the Girl Child. The holiday was formed in December 2011 by…