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!
When I think of Christmas, many things come to mind. The ultimate gift of the season, of course, Jesus. Then there’s Christmas cookies (hey, I’m keeping it real!), Christmas gifts, Christmas trees, and even Christmas pajamas. Indeed, I have several sweet and silly Christmas memories that involve Christmas pajamas. Today I’m pleased to be sharing them [Read More]
I’m pleased to be sharing one of my favorite tales of Christmas past on Kelly McKenzie’s blog, Just Typikel, today. For those of you unfamiliar with Kelly, she is a hilarious blogger with 2 grown kids and a sparkly mom in her 90s. Their adventures – and the warmth and humor with which Kelly shares [Read More]
If you have kids or grandkids, then you’ve probably seen Frozen. If you have young kids or grandkids, in particular, then you’ve probably seen Frozen no less than 3,281 times. I’ve had a lot of fun experiencing the Frozen phenomena through my seven-year-old daughter. It’s a great movie with terrific characters, songs, and heart! Elsa, Anna, [Read More]
I can’t deny it. I’ve been listening to Christmas music for a couple weeks now. I’ve already finished shopping for a few members of the family. I know it’s November, but getting a jump start on the holiday season (within reason!) helps me enjoy Christmastime more. That’s why I’m sharing one of my favorite Christmas pictures [Read More]
’tis the season of STRESS and I’m here to help you laugh your way through the holidays! Are you feeling a little grumpy right now? I know, I know. There is a lot to get stressed about when it’s Christmas. That’s why I’m sharing this finely curated collection of jokes, cartoons and memes to help you [Read More]
From our house to yours, we wish you the merriest Christmas!
I never thought it would be so nice to have a December baby. Growing up in southern California, I had no idea I’d end up living my adult life in snowy Michigan. When I was pregnant the first time, with my son, I was so happy to be expecting in the summer. I love summer–warm [Read More]