Preview of Etsy Shop Update:Wednesday, June 24 at 1 pm PST at http://hearthstonefables.etsy.com When I first started delving into the liturgical calendar years ago, St. John's Tide, aka Midsummer - the feast of John the Baptist - was what really drew me in. John's feast was placed near the Summer Solstice, while Christmas was placed … Continue reading Midsummer Shop Update
Summer feels like it's cresting here - all the late-summer bounty is rolling in, with more yet to come as we transition more to the fall harvest season in September. The strawberries are having another flush, and the raspberries are unstoppable right now! What's the perfect late-summer treat for a hot day, a libation with a nod to the end of summer? A raspberry soda float, of course! And Sparrow & Chipmunk are the perfect helpers.
"But why should we not have one genuine out-of-door day, a day when we shall see to it that every city child may romp and play in God's green fields, and when we make it a joyous duty to thank the Giver of all, not only for the harvests & for the full granaries as … Continue reading Midsummer