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Nutella Brigadeiros and Folktales From Brazil

As promised a couple of weeks ago, after making the Egyptian Tiger Nut Sweets, I found a recipe to make Brazilian Brigadeiros with the girls. This is probably the best known Brazilian sweet, always found at children’s birthday parties and family celebrations. Its origin dates from around the time of … Continue reading

Movie Class – The Storyboard, or How to Tell a Story Visually

What is a Storyboard? This past Movie Class, I told the kids they were ready for the next step: storyboarding. Once they had their scripts finished with action and dialogue, we moved on to the visualizing of the film, and working out the details of their stories. In order to … Continue reading

Irish Soda Bread and Legends

This week, in preparation for Saint Patrick’s day, we are traveling to Ireland in our cooking class. About four years ago, my husband and I had the great opportunity to take Miss I with us and my husband’s family on a trip to Ireland. She had turned only two and … Continue reading

Princess Madeline Trilogy Cover Reveal and $25 Giveaway!

  About the Books Title: The Escape of Princess Madeline (Princess Madeline Trilogy, Book #1) * Author: Kirstin Pulioff * Publication Date: November 4, 2012 * Publisher: Caliburn Books * Number of pages: 138 * Recommended age: 10+ Summary: Madeline, princess of Soron, awakens on her sixteenth birthday to find … Continue reading