How to Gift Friends with Meals

I love this post by my dear friend Katherine full of wonderful tips for bringing the gift of food to friends in need of a home-cooked meal. Enjoy! - Haley I’ve been on the receiving end thrice recently: of a lasagna brought by a friend when I was laid low with morning sickness; of a half-dozen hearty Southern meals at my grandfather-in-law’s funeral; of a fill-the-freezer campaign by my … [Read more...]

Ten Children’s Lit Titles on the Shelves of Downton Abbey Nursery

Guest Post today from the lovely Katherine Grimm Bowers! Katherine and her entire extended family of Bowerses and Grimms are favorites in the Stewart household. I begged Katherine, a fellow bookworm and a library studies expertlady, to come up with a little piece for Carrots for Michaelmas and she created something that combines some of my very favorite things: Edwardian Children's Lit and Dame … [Read more...]

This Week’s Miscellany: Vol. 5

Coming Up in the Liturgical Year: Candlemas, February 2nd! Get yo' candles blessed! Check out last year's Feast. Listening: Gotye. You can listen to his new album Making Mirrors on NPR First Listen Quote: "I do not want to be in a religion in which I am allowed to have a crucifix. I feel the same about the much more controversial question of the honor paid to the blessed Virgin. If … [Read more...]