A Gift in the Thin Times
Little Ty is a picky eater. He often eats only one thing on his plate and refuses the rest. When the Willowbee children are taken to the far north of Norway, they encounter a pair of reindeer and an arctic hare that reveal the blessings of light, warmth, and food during a season where all of three are scarce. After that, food never tasted quite so good.
Projects, Crafts, and Recipes for this Story
Sparkle Kitchen: Risgrøt
This week's recipe is risgrøt, a Norwegian rice porridge that is often served at breakfast on Christmas Eve. As with most traditional recipes, there are as many ways to make it as there are stars in the winter sky. On the first truly cold day of fall, I tested a few and discovered three things.
Storybox Playlist: Stories of Simple Gratitude
We can find things every day to be grateful for — whether it's a hot breakfast, warm snow boots, a beautiful sunset, or even a wonderful laugh.