holiday traditions we’re starting this year

holiday traditions we’re starting this year

Looking back on my family’s holiday traditions, I’m filled with a nostalgic blend of happiness and hazy remembrance. I can’t always remember every detail of each Christmas, but there are certain constants I've come to look forward to and appreciate each year: mom's hot cocoa, trimming the douglas fir while watching National Lampoons Christmas Vacation and [...]

words are gifts, too

words are gifts, too

I love giving gifts, especially at Christmas time. I love making my list, thinking of the perfect gift for each person, something that I know they'll love and appreciate. I love wrapping each present with pretty paper and bows adorned with far too much glitter and attaching a little card to up the ante. My [...]

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

[ the sweetest Santa pjs ] Hello, December! This morning I started a new tradition of making fresh cranberry scones to welcome in this merry month. Annie helped so naturally the kitchen was a disaster but so worth it to see the smile on her face when she got to "stir." What are your December [...]