Doughnut Day

This came out of John Martin’s Big Book for Little Folk, Number Three (1919). While not strictly Christmas, or even winter, for that matter, I thought the sweets theme was great for the holiday season. Doughnut DayDaisy Dillon Stephenson My Mother’s making dougnuts—oh,They smell so very goodI can’t keep out of doors at all—(Though mother … Continue reading Doughnut Day

At Early Candlelight

This little song, written by Alice Hess Beveridge (1885-1956), was published in American Childhood Magazine, December 1949. At Early CandlelightWords and Music by Alice Hess Beveridge In days of old at Christ-mas time, Small chil-dren sang their lays Andall the folk both great and small, Were wak-ened fore the day Atpal-ace doors and hum-ble homes, … Continue reading At Early Candlelight