Monthly Archives: December 2011


Table Manners for Tots

Today I am welcoming guest blogger Emily Patterson. Emily is the Marketing Coordinator of Primrose Schools Day Care ( with an accredited curriculum, optimized to help children to build a foundation for a future of success. It may seem like an old-fashioned idea to teach children table manners, but some things never go out of [...]

By |2017-05-18T21:35:38+00:00December 28th, 2011|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A World in Books

As an only child of two working parents, I was often left to occupy myself for hours on end. My after school hours were filled with homework assignments; but once those were completed I turned to books to fill the void until my parents came home. On sick days, I was allowed to watch television [...]

By |2017-05-18T21:35:38+00:00December 22nd, 2011|Valley Memories Articles|0 Comments

Seriously Christmas

I love Christmas! As long as I can remember, and that is well over fifty years, Christmas has been my favorite holiday. Hailing from the Northeast, my version of a perfect Christmas is having a tree full of decorations and lights, gaily wrapped presents, and our special Christmas Eve dinner. Later the family would go [...]

By |2017-05-18T21:35:38+00:00December 20th, 2011|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments