Fundraising

As a kid, I never did much fundraising.  My parents felt pressuring neighbors into purchasing things to support my school trips was inappropriate.  This was fine by me — if Mom and Dad were willing to pay, why would I stand out in the cold while Mrs. Schmidt decided on what kind of pie she wanted?…
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Christmas Cookies

The first snow has fallen, Thanksgiving has taken place, and we have moved into the month of December.  It would be a shame to reach Christmas before having made several batches of Christmas cookies. Every year, a few members of my family block out their schedule to help make dozens of these delicious treats. Initially,…
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Box Of Chocolates

As we all know, the Christmas season brings on candy canes, sugar cookies, and the dreaded box of chocolates. I, for one, am not even remotely a fan. Despite my dislike for chocolates, I always trick myself into believing the box may have something good to offer. I struggle with identifying which chocolates are which.…
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