Be merry.

The title of this post should have been “Be thankful”, but I took too long to write it because I am the worst blogger ever. Since it’s a bit too far gone from Thanksgiving, it just had to wait until after Christmas. The idea was for it to all stem from my last post before…

Putting the “elf” in self care

Did Christmas happen already? Sometimes, I honestly still feel like it’s still coming up in a few days, then I remember that it did in fact happen, and it was lovely. Busy, but lovely. We spent a lot of time in the car, but we also saw a lot of family. I was really low…

Fall Festivities

Some of the feedback I’ve gotten on this blog is that people like to read about how I celebrate the holidays. So, I thought I’d write a little bit about my favorite traditions from Halloween and autumn in general. Halloween is my second favorite holiday after Christmas, and I have several traditions that regardless of…

Little Miss Christmas

…that’s what they call me, at least. They, being my family and friends. I LOVE Christmas. The whole Christmas season. But don’t ask me why, no one quite knows the reason. Just kidding. That was a play on The Grinch. Of course I know why I love it. Tradition. Family. The smells. The sounds. The…

‘Tis the Season for Tradition

For those of you who know me, you know that I have a slight obsession with Christmas, and the whole holiday season to boot. I thought that I would share just a few of my favorite traditions and how I make sure to┬ákeep them going each year. The Polar Express When it comes to Christmas,…

Thanksgiving Treats

Happy December! I hope everyone had a fabulous Thanksgiving with family and friends (and no talk of politics)! Thanksgiving is the one holiday that Andy and I don’t spend together. For now, while we are not married and without kids, we divide and conquer on Thanksgiving. It’s my mom’s favorite holiday and also always around…