Little House Christmas Stories
December 11, 2013
ISN'T THIS PRECIOUS??? Little House Christmas Stories! They've taken the best of the Christmas portions from the Little House series and made them into their own little book! I got this from the library, isn't it cute?
Want to know how I make my library books look all nice?? I TAKE THE COVERS OFF, ever so carefully, I've never hurt a book I'll have you know, the library fairies put some kind of magical extra peely tape that just peels right on off, and I take off that yucky library plastic cover and then photograph the book. I AM SO CLEVER. And terrible, I know this is prolly wrong, but I will continue to do it b/c the ends always justify the means right????? HA HA HA HA.
I looooooooooove reading about the pioneer Christmases Laura had. They were SO HAPPY with a penny, a piece of candy, and an orange! She goes on and on about it, how on the best Christmas ever, it was because they had a dish of APPLESAUCE.
Doesn't that blow your mind and make you feel selfish and spoiled? Made me feel selfish and spoiled, I tell you what. How did our society move so so far away from being happy with such simple things? I know for a lot of people all over the world, they'd be just as grateful for that orange and that piece of candy, but for a lot of us, well you know the kids aren't happy unless they're getting an iPad Mini or some such item. Makes one pause a bit, doesn't it?
Anway.....speaking of oranges, Trader Joes has the bestest satsumas right now and we've been eating them like nobody's business.
Have you ever had this? Why do I feel like I've never had this before? Have I had this before? It seems so new and delightful to me. This should be a thing, like all the time. The cornbread is also very deceptive and tricksy -- you pour it on and the syrup instantly absorbs, so you think, oh I need more, so you pour more. That absorbs too. You can see how this easily can turn into a A BAD THING, so just stop yourself after two nice pours of syrup.
Happy pioneering Christmas!