So Festive

Everything this season has been so festive… Maybe it was the early snow fall. Maybe it is the short time between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Maybe it is the end of a long decade. Maybe it is the spirit of optimism Read More …

12 Days of Christmas

The 12 Days of Christmas start now. Today. On Christmas Day… Legend has it that today The Child was born and people around the world rejoiced – not because it was Christmas, not because they had an evergreen tree all Read More …

For the Children

Some people may think that the Christmas season is for the children…but I beg to differ. Of course, they are excited – some more than others – for Santa to deliver toys to all the good little girls and boys*. Read More …

Honor the Tree

When we cut down the pine tree, we do so that we can turn it into a Christmas Tree…we further honor the tree with decorations, lights and ribbons. Just like when we cut down a tree for wood, to: build Read More …

Seriously, It’s Cold Outside

Keep the babies inside, seriously, it’s cold outside! The song just comes to mind, whenever I go out, this is far, far too early for single digits – or even steady days in the 30s. There are so many reasons Read More …

More The Merrier

The more the merrier is usually reserved for family gatherings…at least hopefully this is the case. We – my family and my husband – always want as many people to join us as we can possibly fit. We have a Read More …