Originally posted on Touching Your
By Becky Little Websites like Google and YouTube use April Fools’ Day to prank the public with fake videos and announcements (like last year’s Pokémon Challenge)—but they didn’t start the trend. On April 1, 1957, the British Broadcasting Corporation told viewers that there had been an “exceptionally heavy…

Happy VD Day

On this day we would wake up and find cards in the bathroom and mom making heart-shaped pancakes, usually with a few drops of red food coloring. A little surprise in our lunch box and dinner was a heart-shaped meatloaf and heart-shaped biscuits.  As always, they were all made with fun and love. As for the […]

It’s Columbus Day!

Originally posted on from the Bartolini kitchens:
Christopher Columbus, Sebastiano del Piombo, 1519. (Source: Wikipedia) *     *     * Here in the States, today is a holiday set aside to commemorate the “discovery” of America by that navigator from Genoa, Christopher Columbus, or as we call him, Cristoforo Colombo. Two years ago, to celebrate, I shared a…