Why would you think about the holidays in January? Haven’t we had enough of this madness?!?!?!?! Yes! I have! But…. every year I promise myself that I am going to set aside money every month to make the holidays less stressful. And most years I fall flat on my face. Join me this year to help… Read More Holiday Planning in January?!?!
For 3 straight years, I hosted out of town guests, put on a meal to serve 12-18 people and then went on call for my job at either 3 or 6 that day. Last year I split the dinner with my neighbor, didn’t host anyone, had another neighbor deep fry our turkey, and didn’t work… Read More Planning for your Thanksgiving Dinner (gulp)
I bought this banner for $5 at Target a few weeks ago. Not that it matters, I just didn’t want you to think I am super crafty, I didn’t make it. And I didn’t even put the banner up to show how thankful I am; because most of the time I’m not. I put the… Read More Give Thanks (even when you are grumpy)
I think I need to clean my camera phone lens! Please excuse the poor picture. I am so glad we started our thankfulness chain in October this year. If we miss a day here or there, we still have plenty of time to have a nice long chain. But it’s also become part of a… Read More Thanksgiving Chain in Progress
I grew up in Texas. It’s hot. It’s hot almost all of the time. My brother and I were talking on the phone yesterday and it’s still 90+ degrees there. So fall was always this nice nebulous idea, but not something I had really experienced. The leaves on the tree in our front yard wold… Read More Happy Autumn