For some, this season is wrought with emotional turbulence and stress. Don’t make that worse.
Within only days of moving in, we’d invited a group of friends to join us for drinks and I knew then I’d finally found my hostess calling
I was in the process of thanking the cashier at Sobey’s on my way out of the store when F ran towards me. I had no sooner opened my mouth to ask him if he could carry the lighter bag when he cut me off. “Mama! They have a *lost and found* box. HERE. AT… Continue reading my kid made me buy extra groceries
Christmas is now three short weeks away and I will confess that I only have about half of my gift-getting done. Oops! November was such a busy month that I found it hard to get out and get it all done. Plus, shopping with a five-year-old is like giving a cat a bath. As I looked… Continue reading All Wrapped Up: Your Holiday Gift Guide
When I think back on the last few years, I’m often astonished at how much has changed. A sign of getting old, to be sure, is to notice how different things are year over year. As a kid, I don’t think I noticed much from year to year – but then, maybe things didn’t change… Continue reading Oh, How Things Have Changed
As some of you may already know, we didn’t get the Barbie Car under the tree this year. It wasn’t even in a stocking. After looking at five stores and not being able to find the simple, inexpensive $14.88 pink, plastic convertible I threw my hands up in the air, took a deep breath and… Continue reading Christmassed Out
Santa Claus is coming to town was always the last song we sang at my elementary school Christmas concerts. Girls dressed in their best dresses and little boys in shirts and ties, we excitedly sang our hearts out waiting to see my cousin Merrill come around the corner dressed as Old Saint Nick. Ringing his… Continue reading Santa Claus is coming…