Giving – Do It Yourself Hot Chocolate

Giving –   better than receiving. As the holiday season comes around the two perennial bugbears loom closer.  How can we manage gifts when we have neither time nor money to shop?  And how, while we are at this pity-party do we convince the children that it is better to give than to receive? We […]

Wrapped to perfection

This little gift arrived with some of our brunch guests.  I hated to open it, it was wrapped so beautifully.  As Keats wrote, “A thing of beauty is like a joy forever.”