Monthly Archives: January 2011

12th Day of Christmas

Yes Kellie, There is a Santa Claus! by Kellie Underhill (Originally published in Bread ‘n Molasses Nov/Dec 2010 print edition. Read the whole magazine online. Click here!) I still get butterflies in my stomach when I remember how Christmas felt as a child. The sliding door with its frosted windows would always be closed on… Continue Reading

11th Day of Christmas

Got Turkey? It’s common after the Christmas and New Year’s holidays to have a lot of leftover turkey. Those hot and cold turkey sandwiches get tiresome pretty quick, so why not spice up some of those leftovers by making turkey enchiladas! Turkey Enchiladas 3 cups cooked turkey, shredded 2 cups sour cream 2 cups shredded… Continue Reading

10th Day of Christmas

A Sailor’s gift by Myrna Beth Lambert It was Christmas day 1983. My husband and I were at Children’s Hospital with a sick child. She had been hospitalized for three weeks while the doctors did several tests as they tried to diagnose her illness. The children on her floor were all seriously ill and I… Continue Reading

9th Day of Christmas

Five Pairs Of Woollen Socks (A Christmas Story) by Annabel Sheila Sheila grinned at Max’s struggle with the stitches required to turn the heel on the woollen socks he was knitting for his daughters. No matter how many times she showed him how to do it, he always managed to get stuck in the same… Continue Reading

WFNB launches 2011 Literary Competition

As the calendar turns to a new year, the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB) ushers in 2011 with the launch of its annual literary competition. Established in 1984, the event will award a total $1,100 in prize money for the top entries in the following categories:  individual poems, short fiction, non-fiction, children’s literature, fiction,… Continue Reading

8th Day of Christmas

Purple Violets By Barbara Ledford Wright Mama used the Sears and Roebuck catalogue to teach what I should know before starting to school. She cut out pictures and glued them to index cards so I could learn colours. Her expert hands cut a complete set of the alphabet and numbers from the catalogue. I learned… Continue Reading