Happy Holidays!

There's something about going back home and Saturday Night Live hit the nail on the head with this one. I nearly died laughing when I first saw it! Here's to being back home ballers soon and more importantly, celebrating with family and friends....more

My Gingerbread House Secret

I've made one proper gingerbread house from scratch in my lifetime and that was enough for me. Since then, I'm all about the kits (bout the kits, no baking) and hot gluing the suckers together so the walls don't fall down....more

Friday 5: Celebrating Simplicity

5 simple happenings from the week worth celebrating. Here's to making the right decision of seeing the "kid friendly" version of The Nutcracker yet again this year. One day these Nuts will be ready for the real thing! ...more

Vintage Flair

giraffe/cocktail pitcher/floor lamp/tray/pillow/ice bucket There's a new site that has been recently brought to my attention and I'm borderline hooked on it. Have you heard of Chairish? If not, it's a site where you can buy and sell vintage furniture, decor, and accessories ....more

No Chimney? No Problem! Leave Santa A Key

No chimney? No problem! Ease those curious minds by leaving a magical key on the front door so Santa can let himself in on Christmas Eve. ...more
We have always had a chimney, but I am pinning this to share with friends/family who don't. ...more

No Chimney? No Problem! Leave Santa a Magic Key

No chimney? No problem! Ease those curious minds by leaving a magical key on the front door so Santa can let himself in on Christmas Eve ....more

The Friday 5! It's Back!

It's been awhile, but it's time for the Friday 5 again! Here's 5 simple things from the week worth celebrating. Here's to an...ice storm? ...more

Ice Storm!

Patio ice skating, anyone? I had many plans today and none involved school being cancelled due to an ice storm. I had zero knowledge of even a chance for this and here I am now, iced inside with the kids, and no salsa...or juice, and only one egg, which makes it hard to have quiche for dinner and to make cookies, like I promised the kids we'd do after school today ....more

30 Days Down

Look at that! November 30th already. Last day of NaBloPoMo.I feel as if I should finish this thing off with something deep and meaningful, like how it's changed me as a writer, but who has the time for that? ...more

The 3 Days of Thanksgiving...

On the day before Thanksgiving the kids and I did have a pie crust emergency....more