The Story Behind Gingerbread Houses, and Tales of the Gingerbread Man!

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Gingerbread has been around for a looong time. We’re talking way, way back to the days of the ancient Greeks and Egyptians, where it took on a different form and meaning than it has today. Back then it was used for religious practices, baking the tough bread into various shapes and symbols of their culture’s … Continue reading The Story Behind Gingerbread Houses, and Tales of the Gingerbread Man!

The Prayer And The Egg

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Since Easter is tomorrow, I thought it’d be fun to share this true story, which happens to involve a chicken and eggs! My dad’s family knew this man named Mr. Brownhall, who had spent time at their church and spoke there several times. He was British and had one of those fun British accents, even … Continue reading The Prayer And The Egg

More Trip and the St. Louis Art Museum

It's time for photos and more Springfield Trip fun! I think you will like the Art Museum. The first post was My Springfield Trip, and this is part 2 via another blog award. I was nominated for the Creative Blogger Award by author Rachael Ritchey (yes, I'm finally getting around to it! 😀 ) and sweet … Continue reading More Trip and the St. Louis Art Museum