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Year: 2018

A Little December Update

“Christmas is the day that holds all time together.” ~ Alexander Smith Plans Gone Awry  Totally digressing first sentence in, but I have to say how much I love the word awry. I mean it basically means things going wrong, and who loves that? But at least it makes all the wrong things sound cool and hip. It makes it ….

Merry Christmas 2018

“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” ~ Dale Evans ‘Tis The Season Merry Christmas everyone! For those who celebrate, I hope it is a day of joy, celebration and love. And for those who don’t, may you still have an amazing and joyful day filled with love. While I ….

What DO I Wear?!?! Christmas PJ’s

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” ~ Charles Dickens Christmas Morning Nothing is cozier then donning a pair of Pajamas on Christmas morning. For many gifting a pair of PJ’s or families wearing matching pajamas is a holiday tradition as old and cherished as leaving cookies for Santa. With the hustle ….

Christmas Cards: A Collab with Glueckgeist

“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” ~ Calvin Coolidge Christmas Cards Call me old fashioned, but I LOVE snail mail. There is nothing better then sending or receiving a handwritten note to or from someone. ….

Wanderlusting: Dyker Heights

“ “Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “Doesn’t come from a store….maybe Christmas …perhaps means a little bit more!” ~ The Grinch Who Stole Christmas Dyker Heights Two years ago, I gave a shout out to Dyker Heights on this blog, and it is only fitting I give it some more recognition because it is the epitome of Christmas Cheer. I visited Dyker Heights ….

What DO I Wear?!?! Christmas Pictures

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale Snapshots  Every year I mail out hand written cards to family and friends and with them, I send pictures. Usually they are a smorgasbord of miscellaneous snaps, from glamour shots I did for the blog and shoots, to action shots ….

My Grown-Up Tree

“Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.” ~ Washington Irving Christmas Happy If you have followed me on social media or even this blog you know I am Christmas happy. I get so giddy around this time of year. Even my nephews were rolling their eyes ….

A Few Of My Favorite Gifts To Give

Christmas is my favorite holiday because you spend time with family. I love the decorations, the music, and buying gifts for people. Everything about Christmas is the best. Jessica Sanchez One of the reasons I love this time of year so much is the gift giving. I absolutely adore giving gifts. I love shopping for people and getting them something ….

Kicking Off The Holiday Season In The White Mountains

“When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.” ~ Tecumseh Recaps My trip home for Thanksgiving flew by. It felt like I was just barely escaping what ….

Thanksgiving 2018 in the White Mountains

“If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” ~ W. Clement Stone Back With Family Despite Thanksgiving being a family holiday, since I was a teenager, I can count on one hand the times I havespent it with my immediate family. It always seemed I was traveling. Or the insanity to travel on the busiest travel days ….