Holidays

Thanksgiving

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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Holidays

Holiday cheer and pie dilemmas

The feeling of the holidays is really in the air for me now!! I always really like the couple of days leading up to Thanksgiving, when prep is starting and there’s just a special feel to the week. We are doing a very small Thanksgiving this year, just the 4 of us + my parents. We’ve been consistently seeing my…

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Gratitude

24 Hour Gratitude Challenge

In honor of Thanksgiving this week, I decided to do a 24 hour Gratitude Challenge. From 06:00 a.m. on Monday through 06:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning (today), I wrote down something I was grateful for every hour, on the hour. Besides the kids being off of school, yesterday was a pretty average day. I thought it would be a good…

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Family Fun, Holidays

The holidays are here!

It’s officially Thanksgiving week! The boys have the entire week off from school and I have to say, I’m welcoming the little break. As extremely happy as I have been to have them back in school, there is something wonderful about just relaxing all of the schedules and routines. My favorite thing I think is not having to rush my…

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