Author Archives: Jennifer Calvert Edwards

Did you see that?

No one is looking but you. You just pulled a fresh batch of the most yummiest looking cookies out of the oven and smelled in the goodness, or you hit the trash can after it bounced off the edge with … Continue reading

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The Christmas Thermometer

When the Christmas holiday begins it is like there is a Christmas-magic thermometer with a red mercury line that rises with warmth, anticipation, fun, giving and thoughts of baby Jesus… as the holiday presses closer to the 25th. But then, … Continue reading

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The gift pocket

Each of my family members has allotted an amount of money in our pockets, not for shopping but for giving, only. On Christmas day we are going to share how we spent a dollar here or a few there to … Continue reading

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Plastic Baby Jesus

My husband and I were driving down back roads of Virginia climbing up to the Shenandoah Mountain range getting to our Thanksgiving party. We passed little antique shops and old run down tractor cemeteries and even stopped at a yard … Continue reading

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25 ways to Give

Light the World 25 days of Christmas 25 days of ideas how to give and help other people LOVE THIS!

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Simply said, simply done…

When I was a little girl I created my very own life philosophy with six simple words. I spent time drawing them vertically on a small piece of poster board, decorating each individual word differently. I taped the board above … Continue reading

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“I want it NOW…”

Varuca Salt’s, a character in Roald Dahl’s book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, finds a golden ticket and will be one of the chosen six to enter into the secret walls of the infamous candy maker, Willy Wonka. She makes … Continue reading

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