It’s Christmas Eve and normally we would be at my parent’s house stuffing ourselves silly and diving into a sea of presents after dinner, but yesterday my poor Mother came down with what both Ron and I contracted almost four weeks ago. So, Christmas was cancelled. Okay, okay so we just postponed it, but using… Continue reading Santa Drives a Buick
Another Christmas is here, can you believe the start of yet another year is just around the corner? Time seems to fly by so fast for me. When I was a little girl, Christmas felt as though it would never arrive, but now that I am older it sneaks up on me and seems to… Continue reading Merry Christmas
It’s over!!! I have finished the 70 + Christmas cards for this holiday season and have mailed them all! We have slowly been getting cards and I have felt such guilt every time another one would arrive and I knew I still hadn’t sent mine out. Now that all the cards are in the mail,… Continue reading Holiday Mail
You read the title, saw the sign….enough said.
Today is my parents 45th wedding anniversary. They met during the month of December in 1966, and at the roller skating rink of all places. Those were the days of good clean fun! Dad was in the Air Force, and Mom was in nurses training and both of them wound up in the same small… Continue reading Happy Anniversary
Have any of you ever heard of sweet paul? I can’t remember how I stumbled onto this wonderful site, but it has fast become one of my favorite daily blogs to visit and one of my favorite magazines to boot! Here is just one of the charming crafts you’ll find on the blog, not to… Continue reading Picture Book
It’s that time of year when you tie on that special red white and green apron reserved only for the holidays, pop in the Ella Fitzgerald Christmas CD and “get your bake on!” Well, that’s how it is at my house anyway. Since I am not much of a baker during the off-season, I seem… Continue reading Get Your Bake On
Oh the dreaded annual family holiday letter that accompanies so many Christmas cards. These letters have really gotten a bad rap over the years, but that hasn’t stopped them from coming. To some they are a secret delight, to others, an additional trip to the recycle bin. With technology having taken over our lives, where… Continue reading Holiday Letter