It’s Christmastime in the burbs. Here’s what I’ve been up to lately in preparation for this most momentous of holidays. Presents This year, I drew my dad’s name in our family present swap and he drew mine. He asked for jean shorts. Let me repeat. He wants jean shorts for Christmas. I had a lot [Read More]
I’m sharing 10 hilarious quotes from the movie Elf today because I love to laugh and make people laugh. Admit it. The holiday season can be stressful. That’s why we can lighten the mood with a few good laughs – and Buddy the Elfisms. Don’t get me wrong. We love Home Alone and Christmas Vacation [Read More]
I admit it. I used to complain about the radio stations that started playing Christmas music the day after Halloween. Or the people who decorated their house for Christmas before it was even Thanksgiving. But then, I got older and busier. And, one Sunday afternoon in November, I found myself being sucked into the vortex [Read More]
Dear Me, I’m writing this letter to my future self, hopefully sitting in a rocker on a front porch somewhere watching the world zoom by (fingers crossed!) You may be a little fuzzy on the details of what Christmas was like so long ago. Let me remind you of a few of your favorite Christmas [Read More]
The Christmas season is in full swing and you are probably overflowing with Christmas cheer…or not. Maybe you are overwhelmed by organizing the third grade class gift. Or maybe you are floored by your kids’ Christmas list. Or maybe you are stressed out by your lack of time and skill to deck the halls, send cards, [Read More]
If you’re like me, then sometime in November your favorite easy listening adult contemporary station started playing Christmas songs. Now, I enjoy Christmas music as much as the next person. However, not all Christmas music is good music. And, not all Christmas songs should be played over and over ad nauseam. Indeed, there are many [Read More]
Wishing you all the peace and joy this season brings! Merry Christmas!