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A Letter from Danielle for January ’22
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  A Letter from Danielle for January ’22
Hi everyone, We’ve started a new year, hopefully a healthier and easier one than the past two years. We start with a clean slate, full of hope for the future. January is often a quiet month of hibernation, the holiday festivities are over, the weather tends to be bad in most places, and it’s a […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for December ’21
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  A Letter from Danielle for December ’21
Hi Everyone, I LOVE December. And I love the holidays. Blessed with a big family, Christmas has always been a BIG deal at our home—baking brownies, wrapping gifts, seeing friends, my children coming home, and all of us flying in to be together. All of our traditions mean a lot to us, decorating the trees […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for November ’21
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  A Letter from Danielle for November ’21
Hi everyone, November is a cozy month with the promise of the holidays at the end of it. The weather is cold in most places and it’s a great time to tuck in and read. At the end of the month, we have Thanksgiving—a holiday based on gratitude, inspired by friendship, and a wonderful time […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for October ’21
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  A Letter from Danielle for October ’21
Hi everyone!! October is one of my favorite months. The weather is brisk andcool in most places, but not cold yet, and there is a special kind of energy in the air that I always find invigorating. Fall is in full swing, the leaves are falling, winter is coming—but not there yet. I love the […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for September ’21
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  A Letter from Danielle for September ’21
Hi everyone, For anyone with school age children, September is the busiest month of the year. I remember how super busy it was for me with nine children in school—dashing around for school supplies, figuring out their schedules, organizeing car pools, setting up extracurricular lessons, driving everyone to all their activities . . . and […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for August ’21
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  A Letter from Danielle for August ’21
Hi Everyone!!! August always takes me by surprise, since it marks the halfway point in the summer. One just gets used to vacation rhythms and some time off—and suddenly back-to-school thoughts, car pools, school supplies, soccer games, fall projects at work, and new plans creep back into our heads. But keep in mind that you […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for July ’21
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  A Letter from Danielle for July ’21
Hi Everyone, Well, it’s here at last: Summer!!! I hope that means you’ll get some beach time, or some hammock time under a tree—just some downtime to relax and read and dream after the last stressful year. We’ve all earned a break —and as things improve, we deserve some vacation time, with friends or family, […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for June ’21
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  A Letter from Danielle for June ’21
Hello Everyone, Ahhh, it’s finally spring—and almost summer! Memorial Day weekend unofficially opens the summer season. After a cold winter, I am ready for some good weather, and warmer days. June is full of the anticipation of summer. I know we’re all ready to see the last of the pandemic so we can get back […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for May ’21
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  A Letter from Danielle for May ’21
Hi Everyone, May is one of my favorite months. No matter how chilly April is, in some places in May spring finally arrives in all its glory, with flowers and green gently covering the ground and the trees after the bleak gray of winter. Everything comes to life again, in a rainbow of colors! And […] Read more
A Letter from Danielle for April ’21
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  A Letter from Danielle for April ’21
Hi Everyone, I hope that spring is here wherever you are, and I hope that the Covid situation is improving in your area. It has been a long haul so far, and one of the great escapes is reading a good book. And hopefully the general situation will be better soon. I used to dye […] Read more