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Our second Christmas in the desert is quickly approaching and I'm eagerly awaiting the delivery of two holiday scented candles and the second and third book from A Boy Called Christmas series. I'm quite pleased with how the change...
It’s October and the cusp of the holiday season. The decorative pumpkins have been sitting on your bookshelf for weeks. The wooden “thankful and grateful” plaque leans against the wall. You even changed your outdoor welcome mat to the...
My eleven-year-old still sleeps with his teddy bear. When I tuck him and his teddy bear in at night, these are moments that I live for. When my nine-year-old puts his grimy little hand in mine when we’re taking a...
A few years, I was at a farmer's market during the last week of October when the gal running the veggie stand said, "All purchases come with a free pumpkin today!" Fantastic! Thanks! I went to chose one out...
Halloween is fast approaching!  Does that statement make you cheer or make you groan?!  I used to be the sort of person who dreaded Halloween and couldn’t wait for it to be over but guess what? Living in America made...
Sometimes I have to be the witch and set some boundaries. One of these boundaries is that we can't start talking about our Halloween costumes when the temperature is the surface of the sun or basically until the end...
My kids didn’t remember Mother’s Day this year, and you know what? I had a lovely day!  I’m from the U.K., and we celebrate Mother’s Day in March. This year, my husband was on a ship in the Arctic Circle...
I love the holiday season. Seeing enormous inflatables taking over everyone’s lawn fills me with delightfully tacky glee. I love the delicious food I can’t stop making and consuming. And I love Christmas music. I love the music so much that after...
London at Christmas is a magical affair. Wandering people wrapped up in coats and boots, puffing cold air along the River Thames. The hustle and bustle of Oxford Street as people rush to buy presents and carolers singing on the...
This might sound strange but up until 3 years ago, I didn’t really know what Thanksgiving was all about. That might have already given you a hint that I’m not American. I’m British! My family and I moved out...
2021 is winding down, and I'm tired. It was no 2020, but this year certainly did a number on my morale. While there's nothing magical about a new year, I won't mind seeing this one in the rearview mirror.  I...
I love pie and turkey but want to learn a more accurate history of Native America people and the Thanksgiving holiday. The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian states:  "We encourage you to celebrate the vibrancy of Native cultures...

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An Army Kid Interview to Melt Your Heart

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I have 3 Army kids. 2 are walking and talking and school age. The 3rd is a roly-poly baby with no opinions except that...