Blog Archives for category Holidays

Misty and mindful under the mistletoe

I’ll admit it. I’m a sap, a spineless, simpering, soft-hearted, sentimental fool. I’m one of those people who tears up… Continue reading »

From the Meat & Potatoes Archives: The Twelve Takes of Christmas

“C’mon everybody!” I bellowed from our living room, “Let’s get this over with!” “KIDS!? HONEY!?” I yelled from behind my… Continue reading »

From the Archives: The Time Has Come

“Is it time?” I thought to myself as I sipped my coffee and stared at our lifeless Christmas tree. I… Continue reading »

The Evolution of Gift Giving

Sometime after the Earth cooled – let’s just say it was between a gazillion and a gagillion years ago –… Continue reading »

Bring goodness and light to the holiday

Less than two weeks until Christmas, and I haven’t sent out our annual photo cards. I haven’t finished buying gifts… Continue reading »

My gravy’s better than your gravy

We do it every year. We cut out recipes. We make lists. We go to the commissary. We elbow each… Continue reading »

Hide-a-beds, shared bathrooms, and other holiday traditions

With a tiny snort, you awaken from a bad dream about being tied to a railroad track with a locomotive… Continue reading »

One of THOSE People

You may want to grab a pencil and paper, because I’m about to impart a priceless little jewel of wisdom:… Continue reading »

What’s the get in giving?

Here you go again. You’re running from store to store, buying baking supplies, twinkle lights, a “Frozen” Plush Olaf for… Continue reading »

The Morning After

  Reluctantly, an eyelid peels open and groggily squints at the blurred morning. I try to swallow, but can only… Continue reading »

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