Category Archives: Christmas

The Versatile Cookie Cutter

Recently I took my annual mother/eldest daughter trip downtown.  This summer tradition began years ago and is something we look forward to.  Our downtown area isn’t large (neither is our town), but it has some interesting shops.  One of our … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Quiet

I’ve been up for almost two hours and everyone else is still in bed.  Part of me was annoyed that my body woke up at 6am, but the rest of me was glad to have the time alone.  I love … Continue reading

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Gearing Up

The holidays are upon us.  I’d like to say that I’m on top of everything, but it would be a big fat lie.  I’ve been plugging away, but am no where close to where I should be. DD2 is now … Continue reading

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Just the Girls

This morning, my girls and I headed to the craft stores.  We started at Michael’s and got canvases (70% off!) for DD1 to use for the IB art series.  She couldn’t believe the huge one she found for $10 – … Continue reading

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After the Ball is Over

All of the gatherings are finished and the kids have finally gotten all of their gifts to their rooms.  Holiday treats still fill the counter.  MIL brought three kinds of cookies and two tins of hard rock candy and left … Continue reading

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Wrapping Things Up

Yesterday finished the bi-annual dental cleanings for the kids.  Their appointments were all on different days, which was okay with me because they’re all in different school buildings so this way got them each back to school as quickly as … Continue reading

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Revising the Plans

I’m bummed.  This year I won’t be able to go shopping on December 26.  We’ll be at my Mom’s with family.  Hmm…now how do I get the good deals I count on each year?  I’m hoping that the store I … Continue reading

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