Fairy Tales Fridays 26

Fairy Tale of the Week: “The Spindle, the Shuttle, and the Needle” by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm There once was a young girl who had been orphaned, but was taken in by her godmother who lived at the edge of their village. The godmother earned her living by spinning, sewing, and weaving, and she taught... Continue Reading →

Fairy Tales Fridays 25

Fairy Tale of the Week: “The Wolf and the Fox” by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm There once was a wolf who had a fox for a servant, of sorts. Whatever the wolf wished, the fox had to do because he was weaker, but he really wanted to be rid of the wolf. One day, the... Continue Reading →

Fairy Tales Fridays 24

Fairy Tale of the Week: “The Beam” by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm Once upon a time, there was an enchanter who was performing in a crowd. He had a rooster, carrying a large beam around as if it weighed nothing at all. But, a girl in the crowd had found a four-leaf clover and realized... Continue Reading →

Fairy Tales Fridays 23

Fairy Tale of the Week: “All Kinds of Fur, or Allerleirauh” by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm I think I read this at some point when I was very young. Like, too young to understand much of it. Yikes. Okay... So there's this King, and his dying wife makes him promise he won't marry again unless... Continue Reading →

Fairy Tales Fridays 22

Fairy Tale of the Week: “The Three Feathers” by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm What is it with fairy tales and the number 3? Is it just me, or does that particular number seem to pop up a lot? Once upon a time, there was a King who had three sons. Two were (supposedly) pretty smart,... Continue Reading →

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