This season is steeped in tradition. There are many ways in which people celebrate the winter holidays. Some are widely practiced, and others, specific to certain groups of people, or even just to individual families. No matter what you believe, or how you celebrate, the winter holiday season is pretty much 'The Big Show' for… Continue reading Holiday Traditions
As many of you who follow me on Twitter already know, this past Sunday I hosted an annual gathering at my house called 'Supper with Santa'. My dear friend and esteemed helper of the big guy himself finds time each year out of his busy Santa schedule to come and greet the children of my… Continue reading An Open Letter to Parents from Santa
There are many ways to donate for the holidays. But did you know that there are some off the beaten track ways to make a difference this year? Here are some neat holiday gift ideas for those hard to shop for people on your list that will put a smile on their faces, and make… Continue reading Give Differently This Year: Charity
Here's some tips to keep him real a bit longer. Have a fireplace? Don't mind a little cleanup? Take some large men's boots, put them on your feet, and walk from your fireplace to your Christmas tree, stopping to sprinkle flour around your feet with each step to create footprints. Alternatively, there are stencils available… Continue reading Kids Questioning Santa? 10 Ways to Keep Them Believing
Binge Watching Beauty Kit - $22 - Pottery Barn Everything you need to pamper yourself while you binge watch your favorite shows! Set includes: 1 pair of fuzzy socks, a mini snack clip, 2 drink coasters, 2 facial tissues, 2 face wipes, 2 hand wipes, breath drops, 2 dental floss packs, lip balm, decision coin,… Continue reading $25 and Under: 5 Beautiful Stocking Stuffers for Her
Well, it's that time of year again! Welcome to my very first holiday-related post! I've had a request to post an Eggnog recipe from a fellow blogger, and since this is definitely my FAVORITE holiday treat, I jumped at the chance! It's just not possible for me to get in the holiday spirit without a… Continue reading Holiday Kitchen: Eggnog
Hey Everyone! I'm really fighting to come up with a post for you today, so really this is just kind of a mini rant. Hope you don't mind me just getting this off my chest. The Halloween hump has been traversed. It's November 2nd and all I see everywhere is Christmas. I love Christmas as… Continue reading Christmas ALREADY?! Why I’m Not Ready for all That.