Holidays, Kids

The end of the magic

Sniff, sniff. It was a sad day yesterday. ๐Ÿ˜ฅ We now officially no longer have any Santa believers in our household. It was time, definitely (Asher is 10, almost 11 and in 5th grade)…. but it still feels like a milestone. Like the boys are “all grown up now”. Here’s how it went down: Asher and I went in the…

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Books, Weekends

Current Reads & more

I’m pretty happy with how much I’ve been managing to read lately. Still probably not that much, relatively speaking, but I’m reading daily and I’m happy about that. I picked up a couple new library holds yesterday so I thought I’d share what I’m reading. Currently Reading: ๐Ÿ“˜The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden: Book #2 in the Winternight…

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Misc., Weekends

This and that

Yippee, it’s only Saturday! I just had to double check the day/date because it has already felt like a pretty nice extended weekend. Still 2 days to go! I technically did work yesterday, but I only put in about a half day, which was nice. I’m currently debating if I want to work the other 4 hours today/tomorrow or just…

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Thanksgiving 2020 is in the books. I love the fall-winter holidays so much that I actually get a bit sad when they are over. It just seems the whole season flies by every year…Halloween is over, now Thanksgiving. Now we are just down to Christmas! (and New Year’s, which is nice, but not a holiday we celebrate in a big…

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Gratitude, Holidays

Count your blessings

While I work, I have been listening to a “Classic Christmas” station on Pandora. It plays mostly traditional Christmas songs (Joy to the World, Silent Night, etc.) and many tend to be older versions with that great old time sound (like Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, etc.). There’s one song that has been popping up a lot lately that I…

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