1. Forget Perfect Prerequisite: Accept that there will be playful chaos. Don’t worry about being perfect. Let there be wrapping paper everywhere and bed head and cookie crumbs and pre-coffee drowsiness. Let the puppy run around with your new cashmere scarf. Let the cat get all up in your tree. It’s all good. 2. Pajamas! […]
November marks the beginning of the Holidays; a truly wonderful time of year full of tradition, gatherings, food, gifts, laughter, joy, and celebration. But the holidays can also bring a bit of something else. Chaos Our normal day-to-day interactions with family and friends, as well as our schedule of events, have suddenly increased four-fold and […]
“There is no friend as loyal as a book.” ― Ernest Hemingway Share the love: Donate your well-loved and well-read books to a local school, library, or shelter. Contact an author via their social media accounts just to say hello or to tell them how much you enjoy their work! Visit your local library. Libraries […]
The hectic schedule of Christmas parties and other joyful festivities can become more busy and less holiday if we don’t take care of ourselves.
As a textbook introvert, I am incapable of handling the madness of Black Friday. And the last time I camped out was to get Duran Duran tickets in 1984.
Christmas Eve holds some of my most favorite childhood memories. Family, lots of food, the Rockettes, Johnny Mathis in my grandparents 8-track player, and the anticipation! One of my most favorite things was my grandparent’s tree. It was full of silly lights, old Italian glass ornaments, tons of tinsel. Sometimes I wish I could go […]