Monthly Archives: December 2017

Lovely Lesson ~ A Gift for Teacher

Christmas of 1988 was my first year as a teacher, and the way things were going, it looked like it would be my last.  On a sweltering late August day, the interview for my first teaching job ended like this, “You can have the position, but you won’t last until Christmas.” The charge was to […]

words to make us sparkle

This is a favorite quote from a true story in our book called Christmas Miracles. If you’re in the mood for a holiday story, here’s the link ~ https://lessonsinloveliness.com/2016/12/18

Nature’s Gifts

“When I no longer thrill to the first snow of the season, I’ll know I’m growing old.” ~Lady Bird Johnson

Lovely Thing ~ Easy Christmas Cookie Recipe

Last year, I was lucky enough to digitally connect with fellow Gilmore Girl fan and author of Eat Like A Gilmore, Kristi Carlson. Her recipes, inspired by the food mentioned in the popular series, are as fun to make as they are to enjoy!    Her cookbook quickly gained popularity with the revival of Gilmore Girls […]

words to make us sparkle

‘Tis the season of hope! Celebrate!      

Lovely Lesson ~ Why We Love The Royal Family

I was only in the seventh grade in 1997, but I remember watching Elton John’s moving tribute to the late Princess Diana during her televised funeral. I can also vividly recall images of thousands of cut flowers placed in front of Kensington Palace after her death. But the one image etched permanently in my brain […]

Words to Make Us Sparkle

We’re ending the week with some wise words from Mother Maya. Have a lovely weekend, friends!