December 23, 2013
Happy Christmas 2013!

Hello, dear people. Despite all those Internet rumors, I didn’t die. Wait–that rumor was about Johnny Depp. He isn’t dead either, though he is against showing his teeth in photographs. I, however, am not! Listen, I’ve missed you people. I’m sorry for my long absence, but I have found I cannot multi-task. That’s not true: … Continue reading “Happy Christmas 2013!”

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December 24, 2012
Merry Merry!

Christmas is full of surprises, and not just the feeling you get when you open another one of these from someone you thought loved you: Photo credits, because I know you’ll want to order one. There are other surprises. Like the delightful ones when you hear your children sing their versions of Christmas carols. Having … Continue reading “Merry Merry!”

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December 21, 2012
Traveling Mercies

Travel during the holiday season is not for the faint of heart. We just returned from a quick trip to Dallas to visit our brand-spanking-new nephew, Nathan. Here he is. I dare you to not make cooing noises. Is there anything better than holding a newborn and kissing the little crease between his neck and … Continue reading “Traveling Mercies”

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December 18, 2012
Tinsel Tunes

Sleigh bells ring. Are you listening? Well, of course you are not because all you can hear is janky Christmas music blaring out the radio, the mall sound system, and the tinny speakers in elevators. Sleigh bells can’t possibly compete. So can we talk a bit about some GOOD Christmas music? It does exist, and … Continue reading “Tinsel Tunes”

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December 12, 2012
Tidings of Comfort

Why do we do this to ourselves? Every year, we endure the pain and hardship of Photoshopping taking a Christmas card that will reflect our joy and gratitude for friendships and the Holy Child. Instead, this happens: And then this: Which spirals downward to this: And just when we think we’ve made it over the mountain, this: … Continue reading “Tidings of Comfort”

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December 5, 2012
Holiday Shopping Idea Zone

I know you’re all uber organized and that you don’t need any help in this department. In the off chance, however, that you are still looking for that little something special for the loved ones gathering around the tree this Christmas, I took it upon myself to be helpful. Take a looksy and you can … Continue reading “Holiday Shopping Idea Zone”

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