2022 Holiday Gift Guide

2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas. ~ Peg Bracken This post contains affiliate links where I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you, but it does help support this blog and my coffee addiction. Thank you for your support! <3      Gift Guides [...]

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Last Minute Gift Ideas

"Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts." ~Janice Maeditere It is Almost Here! Friends, five more sleeps until Christmas! Though technically four, because I count Christmas Eve as part of the festivities. In my family, with our traditions, we start celebrating on the twenty-fourth. It is insane how quickly [...]

Rocking Around (and Decorating!) The Christmas Tree

Rocking Around (and Decorating!) The Christmas Tree

"I put up my Christmas tree entirely too early. I'm one of those people." ~ Rachel Boston Oh Christmas Tree I am kicking off A Nautical Christmas with what else? But arguably the star of the season, the Family Christmas Tree! Speaking of stars did anyone watch the Rockefeller Tree Lighting last night? It made [...]

Dear Santa

Dear Santa

"Alas! How dreary would be the world if there was no Santa Claus! There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this existence." ~ Francis P. Church Christmas Reflections Every year I do a Christmas reflection post whether I talk about grief or the fact it isn't always the jolliest [...]