Copyright 2015 by R.A. Robbins – Check out more of Rogene’s recipes in her cookbooks which can be found on Espiratonal.com’s bookshelf in the gallery or on Amazon.com. ———————————————————- This wonderful, slightly decadent cake is perfect for special occasions. It has become one of our favorites. Of course, this cake is gluten-free,Continue reading “Looking for something different for holiday dessert?”
Kwanzaa begins today and ends on January 1st. If you are not familiar with Kwanzaa it was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, professor of African Studies at California State University, Long Beach to reaffirm and restore African culture. This year marks the 50th year of Celebrating Kwanzaa which is a cultural holiday,Continue reading “Fun and Easy Ways to Shine Your Light: Learn About Kwanzaa”
When you read todays topic you may have thought, REALLY? Do we need to be reminded of this during the holidays? Well apparently we do. It seems that each year during November and December we start hearing about things like brawls at the mall with people fighting over particular items that may be in shortContinue reading “Fun and Easy Ways to Shine your Light: Be Nice”
I’m going to let it shine. But shining our light in the world can be difficult, especially during the often frantic holiday season, can’t it? Could you use a few ideas for fun and easy ways to let your light shine during the holidays? Well, I’ve got them. From now until the end of DecemberContinue reading “This Little Light of Mine…”
There are some exciting and interesting events available from around the world brought right to your home computer. This is a list I have been compiling for Bob and I. You are welcome to check these out. Please check the website for each event in advance to find times. Be sure to make the conversionContinue reading “Live Streaming Holiday Events”
Make room at your holiday table for a neighbor, friend or co-worker who may be spending the holidays alone. As someone who in the past found myself alone on too many holidays I can tell you that an invitation can be a welcome act of kindness.
Remember celebration is a state of mind. All the other stuff — elaborate gifts, food and drink, excessive spending is optional. Money is not required to express the joy of the season. Even the rushed, busy, non stop flurry of activity is a choice. So this year, try just slowing down. Life will still go on. The holidays will stillContinue reading “Spreading the Light #1”
“The first duty of love is to listen.” — Paul Tillich Story Corp. began the National Day of LIstening on the day after Thanksgiving in 2008 as a non-commercial alternative to Black Friday Shopping. We all need a reminder that life is not about how many things we collect, but about the relationships we build. Continue reading “National Day of Listening”