Chilling More, Hustling Less This Holiday

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Other than that, these chicks are free! A new tradition we created two years ago for New Year's Eve we will continue. It includes a fabulous time driving to a restaurant we love about 45 minutes from our home for brunch, drinking in the fabulousness that is Elizbeth Gilbert's store Two Buttons (I covet everything in there), and just relaxing.

I have to admit this approach feels really odd and at times uncomfortable. Like, shouldn't I be "doing" something? Will it be the holidays if I don't do as many holiday-like things? Of course it will ... what we need most right now in our household is time to refuel, reflect, and connect. The only way to do that is to create space to do that. It will feel really odd hanging out at home which is now empty of cats after 16 years (having lost our girl in October), but we'll roll with it. Not having anyone to be responsible for frees us up to potentially take a short trip where we can enjoy nature more deeply and enjoy a change of scenery and pace. What I know for sure is that whatever unfolds will be perfect. As long as we stay conscious of and committed to our intentions and what we really want, the holidays will be exactly what they need to be and all that we could hope for.

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