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!

Are You Listening? Snow Is Glistening! #haiku #poems #MerryChristmas to all.

Haiku for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge–a fun activity and contest that is open for everyone to participate, and helps keep our creative writer’s brain active! This week’s words are: Bells & Ring. “Are You Listening?” Frost bites as they wait Through the darkness bells chime forth, Rings of Santa’s sleigh. ~ “Snow Is Glistening” Icicle bells ring While the … Continue reading Are You Listening? Snow Is Glistening! #haiku #poems #MerryChristmas to all.

“Be Thankful” Challenge

My sweet author friend Rachael Ritchey nominated me for this Thanksgiving themed blog fun! Be sure and visit her website and check out her book The Beauty Thief. After the tragedy in Paris last week, I am especially reminded how important it is to be thankful for all that we have. To treasure every moment spent … Continue reading “Be Thankful” Challenge

One Year Blogoversary! And a Character Spotlight: Aken

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What’s their favourite ice cream flavour? Aken likes many different flavors; but the best to him is probably chocolate flavored, because chocolate is an expensive delicacy in their kingdom.