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Holiday Magic "Hush, hush" says the Moon. If you have a toddler tiddle toddling about, you probably know the Moon and Me. It's a lovely series about the toys in a dollhouse that magically come to life whenever the moon shines.  As the holiday season approaches I am reminded of the magic that children see, feel & experience. It's not just about Santa. It's the anticipation of splendor, the pure joy in knowing that something wonderful is going to happen. This is a new personalized book at  My Great Keepsake  where we pride ourselves on custom gifts that are sure to bring joy and become keepsakes in years to come. As a young girl I received a dollhouse for Christmas. The holidays were always magical at our house. We were not rich but we had everything we needed and most of what we wanted, if you know what I mean. My Dad liked to build things. That year, he made a dollhouse for my sister and I to share. Literally. She had one side of the house and I had the other.
" I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." Anne of Green Gables L.M. Montgomery said it best and I couldn’t agree more. I love October!   We took our granddaughters apple picking last week. What fun! While I'm not sure that I'm an apple picking aficionado. It is my "go to" fall excursion every year. The air was crisp and the sky a brilliant blue, leaves crunched beneath our feet as we searched row after row for different varieties of apples. This weekend we made a pie and a crumble. My Mom took out the Johnny Apple Peeler and the rest is history. The satisfaction of the warm cinnamon/apples baking and the joy of watching the girls reap the reward of a true farm to table experience begins my fall journey. I love the cool nights that call for soft snuggly blankets while watching a movie. We no longer need the ceiling fans, instead, we turn on the small fireplace to gently warm us. I enjoy driving both near and far, enjoying the gloriou