Between all the decorating, baking, crafting and celebrating, this year’s holiday season has been a very busy one for Martin and Sylvia. When they are suddenly faced with a day with no plans, however, brother and sister don’t know what to do with themselves.
“Look for the delight,” suggests Momma, and as soon as they do, the magic begins.
Projects, Crafts, and Recipes for this Story
Storytelling Tip: The Hook
Today, notice your hooks. Notice when you are moved, irritated, inspired or impressed. Note the hooks and then see if you can use them later. Perhaps when telling your spouse about your day – or writing in your journal – or telling a story to your little one as she is falling asleep.
Sparkle Kitchen: Pumpkin Ginger Pancakes
This recipe is really easy – easier than you’d think, given it’s gourmet name. And easier still if you want to use pancake mix! Add the right spices and a little cooked pumpkin, and you have gourmet breakfast for all.