“But I had to fall yeah To rise above it all I’m grateful for the storm Made me appreciate the sun I’m grateful for the wrong ones Made me appreciate the right ones I’m grateful for the pain For everything that made me break I’m thankful for all my scars ‘Cause they only made my heart: Grateful” ~Rita Ora – Grateful ….
“On Boxing Day, we always go for a walk in our wellies with the dogs, no matter where we are.” ~ Darcey Bussell Where Did The Season Go? Hello Dear Readers! I can not believe that tomorrow is New Years Eve! Hopefully we have all recovered from our Christmas and Hanukkah celebrations as well as other vacation week festivities (for ….
“The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love and of generosity and of goodness. It illuminates the picture window of the soul, and we look out upon the world’s busy life and become more interested in people than in things.” ~ Thomas S. Monson Merry Christmas The most Merriest of Merry Christmases my dear friends. I don’t know how, ….
“T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.” ~ Clement Clarke Moore Christmas Eve Merry Christmas Eve! I can not believe we are FINALLY here and that Santa! (said in Buddy the Elf’s voice, which just so happens to be on as I write this) is coming tonight! After ….
“Christmas… is not an external event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.” ~ Freya Stark It Is Almost Here I can’t believe Blogmas is coming to a close and that tomorrow is Christmas Eve, but I have one last festive What Do I Wear?!?! Blog post to share. It is no secret ….
“I love Christmas, not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season.” ~ Ashley Tisdale A Piece of Childhood Since I was a child, I have always loved going to The Christmas Loft. Open year round, it was the epitome of having a bit of Christmas every day and ….
“Grief is a room without doors – but somehow, with its tinsel and cliches, Christmas finds a way in.” ~ Simon Van Booy A Difficult Time of Year There is no denying this can be a difficult time of year for many people. From the lost of loved ones, to the estrangement of family members, to the stressful pressures of ….
“Don’t let the past steal your present. This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.” ~ Taylor Caldwell Christmas Favorites I can not believe this is the last Friday Favorites of 2019! Perhaps I will do a year cap of all my favorite things, though we only have 11 days left! It is crazy to think how quickly ….
“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!” ~ Charles Dickens Christmas Morning Christmas Morning has always been incredibly special and fun. As kids, we would wake up early and watch ….
“I don’t think Christmas is necessarily about things. It’s about being good to one another, it’s about the Christian ethic, it’s about kindness.” ~ Carrie Fisher Old Fashioned In some ways I am old fashioned. Or maybe in a lot of ways. I love giving and receiving snail mail. I use to eagerly check my mail box when I ….