This week we started off with a couple of items for the paper trail (below), plus a discussion of St. Nicholas/Santa Claus. Every year I have had the same discussion with my now 7 year old, and the younger ones listen. Always the same even tone of voice, same talking of ‘St. Nicholas was a […]
The holidays sneak up on all of us. Before we know it, the fireworks are over, fall smells hit the stores while we’re all planning on being in the pool, and tinsel fights the Halloween candy for shelf room. Pretty soon, everyone has the shopping doldrums, money is tight and the season hasn’t started yet. […]
One of the NABLOPOMO topics from earlier in the month was to talk about your favorite holiday memory. Many things I remember aren’t ‘good’ per se, just memorable. But I’ll think about good ones for today. While I am sure most people could solidify something spectacular, I’ll post a few highlights and maybe you can […]
I find it harder every year to come up with something I want for Christmas. I want a lot of things for the kids. My holiday must-have’s end up being: sleep, time with family, chocolate, warm clothes.
Everything I had when I was a kid and took for granted. Except maybe cloth diapers. Is it wrong […]