The Perfect Day for Tea and a Story

Hello Friends! Today is National Hot Tea Day. I love a good cup of tea, black tea, herbal tea, chai tea, caffeinated, non-caffeinated... well, you get the picture. As I was sipping my cup of tea today, I was reminded of the time Broo got a visit all for the sake of a tea party.…

Lincoln’s Beard

Another little known holiday is approaching on December 7th, Letter Writing Day. I felt this might be a fun time to retell a story of a famous letter that could possible inspire you to write and send a letter of your own. October of 1860, in the town of Westfield, New York, an eleven-year-old girl…

Comic Books and Native American Day

September twenty-fifth is National Comic Book Day as well as Native American Day. In November, we have Native American Heritage Month and can expect a momentous release of a new one-shot title from Marvel. So today is a day to mark your calendars and buy that pre-order. Expect to see several variant covers with this…

Truffle Love

Is it okay to have chocolate truffles for breakfast? It is on National Truffle day! Chocolate truffles pair best with tea, coffee, or wine. I know, you’re thinking, “Annette, I’m so glad I don’t have to celebrate rare, expensive fungi that grow in Southern Europe.” Guess what? We celebrate both today because that’s where chocolate…