Holidays, Weekends

Happy Monday

Hey! How was your weekend? Mine was really nice. Plenty of holiday prep in full swing, as I mentioned yesterday, but it felt even-paced and festive, not frantic. Cookies: βœ” Presents: βœ” Christmas Challenge Day #8 (Read old Christmas books with kids): βœ” Time got away from us and it got late, so we only had time for a few.…

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Holidays, Life

Christmas week

And just like that, it’s December 20th! It’s Christmas week. Here’s a little rundown of where we sit: 🌲 Kids are officially on winter break! They have an extended, two full weeks off this year (originally planned when they had been in-person). 🌲Still need to wrap gifts! I have not wrapped one, single gift yet. It’s okay though. I always…

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Friday 5

Friday 5

Day #5 of the 12 Days of Christmas Challenge βœ” – Night walk The boys and I headed out on a walk around the neighborhood last night. Ivan got home late from work and had just walked in the door and wasn’t really in the mood to go back out in the 26 degree weather. πŸ™‚ It started out so-so…

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Misc., Wisdom

Wisdom Wednesday

My brain is kind of fried right now, not going to lie. I was up super late last night dealing with some fairly last minute gift purchasing (?- kind of…there’s a week left, but I just really want/need to be done with all gift buying for all people now!). I am feeling some serious “gift buying fatigue” this year for…

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Habits, Life

Screens & vaccines

Morning! Now only 10 days until Christmas. My “favorite” part of the Christmas season has officially passed….I actually really love the time between ~Thanksgiving and right about now. Those early December days are the best, to me. Once we get into the final days leading up to the 24th, there’s always a sense of anxiety almost in the air to…

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