One of the things that my mom has been experiencing lately is chronic boredom. I'm not sure that's the right word, but I don't know what else to call it. She can't do a lot of the things that she used to do, and sometimes the days are long. Evenings are especially hard. While TV… Continue reading We Recommend
We had some. For several years now, my immediate family has been meeting at Niagara Falls for our family Christmas. It works out really well - the Canadian branch has a shorter drive but has to deal with a border crossing, and the Ohio branch gets to skip the border but drives a little bit… Continue reading Holiday Adventures
Wrapping paper is all over the floor, breakfast is in the oven, Papa has read about the journey to Bethlehem, and Mama has been crowned with a glo-stick coronet. It must be Christmas. Hope yours is merry!
We are 19 days into Advent and still mostly on track. We've missed some days, but always made them up the next day, or the next. The boys don't seem to mind.Less than a week from Christmas, I'm sticking to the KISS principle with dedication, and tonight we had hot chocolate with marshmallows.I'm not sure… Continue reading Advent, Day 19
This is primarily directed at the women out there, because we are notorious for feeling like we're failing all the time, or at least not doing as well as the people who are posting on Pinterest. Especially in this season, when there's so much extra work to be done and presents to wrap and cookies… Continue reading A Little Holiday Present For You