Day 9

It may seem like the wrong holiday, but I started making a mental list of all of the things I am thankful for and I thought I would share it with you all. My husband. I could say this every single day for the rest of my life and I still don't think I could … Continue reading Day 9

Day 7

Another super short post! My favorite movies to watch this time of year (in no particular order): Holiday Inn The Muppet Christmas Carol Little Women White Christmas Christmas in Connecticut It's a Wonderful Life Elf And while these are not "Christmas movies," we always watch the Lord of the Rings Trilogy And then these rotate … Continue reading Day 7

Day 5

Christmas Courage. No, that's not the name of the latest Hallmark movie (although now that I think about it ...). Rather, it is a new perspective that I was pondering this morning. 'Courage' is not an attribute that readily comes to mind when thinking of Christmas. I normally associate the words joy, peace and hope … Continue reading Day 5

Day 4

What is your favorite childhood memory of Christmas? My favorite Christmas was probably the year I received my American Girl Doll, Samantha. That year, everyone who gave me gifts bought me something for my doll. I felt like a princess! Back then, our Christmas tradition was to open gifts Christmas morning at home and then … Continue reading Day 4

Day 1

Happy December 1st! These next 12 posts will probably be different from what you are used to hearing from me. I want to simply get in the practice of writing again and hopefully engaging more of you on a regular basis. With the holidays in mind, I'm wondering about gifts. For this first 12 days … Continue reading Day 1