Christmastime Foods & Treats

Every where we go this time of year there is food. We are enjoying pot lucks at work and church. We are snacking at parties on pretty appetizers. We are attending dinner parties and celebrations that all have food! It all smells wonderful, looks delicious and we are eating well above what we would normally… Continue reading Christmastime Foods & Treats

Better Homes & Gardens Stress

Isn't it ironic how sometimes simple ends up being more work? I look at all these pretty magazine photo shoots of these simple comfy living rooms all nicely decorated in shades of white for the holidays and think wow that looks beautiful! It's simple yet homey. It feels yummy and you want to cuddle up… Continue reading Better Homes & Gardens Stress

What I Know for Sure About Year End Holiday Time

I intentionally held this post back so it would appear between Thanksgiving and Christmastime. I intentionally also held back how I wanted to write this because different approaches kept coming to me on just how to say what I wanted for this special post. Sometimes these posts just pour out of me like smooth morning… Continue reading What I Know for Sure About Year End Holiday Time

Winter Aromas

I am not a winter lover. Cold weather, blustery winds, dark afternoons and of course having to bundle up wherever you go. Thankfully, where I live in South Carolina winters are not as brutal as they were when I lived in Michigan and Kentucky but there is enough to remind me it's not my favorite… Continue reading Winter Aromas

Emotional Holidays

We all have preconceived ideas of what the best holiday looks like. We all have ways we enjoy spending them. Some of us avoid the holidays and don't like them as much as others. We delay, stall and grumble about the stores because it is our comfort zone. Some are planning holidays well before seasons… Continue reading Emotional Holidays