I know. I know. It’s only the beginning of November. We are still munching on candy corn and savoring our pumpkin spice drinks. But NOW is the time to start planning for Christmas. Otherwise it will come at you quickly and stress you out. None of us want to stress out on the week of
My favorite time at Christmas is the Christmas Eve candlelight service. I love when all the candles are lit and everyone sings “Silent Night”. It is such a calm moment, and it almost feels like time stands still. That feeling is such a contrast to all of the hustling and bustling during the month of
One of the best ways to save time (and sanity) on Christmas gift giving is to give theme gifts. This way everyone (or most everyone) on your list receives the same gift, but you can still personalize each gift to fit individual personalities. This works especially well, if you have a bunch of people on
In college I played in the symphonic band all 4 1/2 years that I attended. I was always 2nd or 3rd chair, so that right there tells you that I was not exceptional! Ha! But I sure loved being a part of the band. One of the highlights was getting to go on band tour
Yes, I know it is early, and we are still enjoying our pumpkin lattes, but now is the time to get our wheels turning and plan for all of those Christmas goodies. This week we are talking all about Christmas menu planning. Here are some things you can do now to prepare. 1. Make your
I hope you are enjoying all things pumpkin spice right now, but it is also the right time to start making plans for Christmas. Since Christmas is just a little over 2 months away, now is the time to plan and organize. If you wait until December to start planning, you will feel overwhelmed
Welcome to our Christmas Home! I love decorating, but over the past few years, I have put out less each year and it helps me enjoy the decor much more. You’ll also notice that I stick to the classic red and green, I just can’t get away from it! I hope you enjoy the tour!