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Category: Holidays & Entertaining

Set a Word of Intention for 2021 Rather than a Resolution

If 2020 taught us anything it is that we must remain flexible. Things change, sometimes on a global scale, and we have to adapt to our shifting environment. Perhaps this is why New Year's resolutions are so hard to keep....Read More

What I Loved About the Last Year – My Top Ten List for 2020

I think we can all agree that 2020 sucked! In fact it may be the only thing that will ever happen in our life that everyone will agree on. But, despite the pandemic, racial unrest across the country, a political...Read More

Is It Time to Stop Giving Christmas Gifts?

Brian and I began changing our gift giving habits years ago. We started with limiting the dollar amount, then moved to stockings only, then a couples gift. Our daughter jumped on board as well. We hate waste and the idea...Read More

7 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

'Tis the season to be jolly! Right? Sometimes that's easier said than done and for many, even more difficult with the cloud of Covid-19 bearing down on us through 2020. We want the holidays to be a time of joy,...Read More

Enjoy the Holidays Safely During the Pandemic

'Tis the season to be jolly.... That's a tall order for some this year. As Coronavirus cases continue to rise, you may be wondering how to enjoy the holidays safely during Covid 19. Thanksgiving, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and New Years...Read More

13 Thanksgiving Traditions to Start this Year

Thanksgiving traditions are not what they used to be. My childhood Thanksgiving was more formal than today's version. In some ways, it's a nice change because it reduces the pressure and stress that can come with a formal occasion. On...Read More

15 Unique Tips to Host a Stress Free Thanksgiving for a Crowd

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday! I love the food, the family time, decorating and setting out my good serving dishes! Every year I look forward to it but it feels even more special this year after Covid 19 and quarantine...Read More

30 Homemade Halloween Ideas for Quarantine

I love Halloween!! It's always been much more than the trick-or-treating for me. I love the decorations, the games, and the fabulous treats. Halloween in 2020 will be different but it can still be wonderful!! Check out this year's favorite...Read More

How to Enjoy the Holidays with Adult Children

The holidays are fast approaching! Typically I would have half my shopping done by now and already mapped out my Thanksgiving dinner. I haven't done either this year. Who knows what the Holidays will look like in the midst of...Read More

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