Have to admit, this is a tree from a different year. This year’s tree has its beaded garland and a few ornaments on it but is barely started. Add to that the cards are not ready to mail and I’m dog sitting starting Saturday and this holiday season is going to be hectic. I’m… Continue reading Holidays
The holiday season is upon us. You can expect a few upcoming posts on crafts for the holidays, recipes that are always on my Christmas table, ideas to make your gift giving easier, and traditions I like to carry on. Monday I put together my tree. I love having an artificial tree. Having been a… Continue reading Fa La La …
No, I can’t believe I typed that as a title. First off, when did December get here? I realize it usually comes after Thanksgiving but still … It is already the 3rd. Ack! So what did I do the first weekend in December? I put the wreath up on the front door. Actually, it… Continue reading First Weekend in December
Do you ever wonder what single parents do on holidays? I know my experience is not typical. I spent the first ten to twelve years my ex and I were separated having him to dinner and my house Christmas morning. We waited, all but stockings, for him to come over so he was with the… Continue reading Single Parent Christmas
Two weeks ago, on the first Thursday evening of December, the Johnson City Business and Professional Women put on the annual Johnson City Holiday Parade.
Thanks to Heather at Then Heather Said, I joined a homemade ornament swap this year. I absolutely love to make ornaments. I have been letting my crafty self go and ignoring it quite a bit but not this Christmas. I love to make things – especially ornaments – but do realize that making just one… Continue reading Homemade Ornaments
I have to apologize as I have been remiss in actually getting the thoughts out of my head where you all can read them. The holiday season is busy. The mileage is cranky up for my marathon training – 41 this week which I am just not sure how I am going to get it… Continue reading Kenny Rogers
One week ago today, my high school aged son had his first snow day of the school year. We did seem to get a little snow overnight but I think it was more the slowness in getting roads cleared that caused first an announced delay and then closure. The Christmas tree had been sitting in… Continue reading Decorating the Tree