Category Archives: Holidays

Wishing you a peaceful, happy day

Whether you are celebrating Christmas today or not, I wish you a very merry day. This is my dog’s annual holiday portrait. Doesn’t he look soooooooo excited? Advertisements

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Holiday memories and plans

My husband’s sweet Nan sent us this trio of glass snowmen. This is the first year I’ve been able to display them since I have more space than I had in our former apartments. Christmas has always been my favorite … Continue reading

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Save your wrapping stuff

In just two days time, households across the country and around the world will be in a gift opening Christmas morning frenzy. Some people will patiently pass gifts around and have family members open them one at a time with … Continue reading

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Strata: the perfect morning treat

I have a little tradition I thought I’d share today since there is still time to plan your Christmas morning meal if you haven’t already done so. Of course, this idea would work for any morning, not just Christmas. In … Continue reading

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How to wrap a gift

Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always loved wrapping gifts. Sometimes I can get a bit carried away with paper and ribbons. It’s somewhat ridiculous at times, I admit. I know that elaborate wrapping is also not the … Continue reading

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Collecting Christmas ornaments

Last week, I wrote about setting up our Christmas tree. Because it’s a smallish tree, we have plenty of ornaments to fill it up that we’ve slowly collected over the years. When you’re first on your own and you don’t … Continue reading

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