We talk a lot about family traditions around this time of year, but what about cultural traditions? Though Christmas is a holiday all around the world, it isn't a cookie-cutter celebration. The way Christmas is celebrated, or not celebrated, is different between countries. While a lot of the basics are there, every country seems to... Continue Reading →
My Favorite Christmas Treats
Who doesn't love all the goodies that appear around Christmas time? Treats that don't appear at any other time of the year. Whether it's Eggnog, Candy Canes, or something Homemade that is only made in this season, I think we all have our favorites. Today I'm sharing some of mine. Some of my favorites are... Continue Reading →
Mary Did You Know?
I have always had a certain fascination, I guess you could call it, with Jesus' mother, Mary. She was a young girl, a teenager, engaged but unmarried, and yet out of all of the thousands of women God could've picked to bare His Son, He chooses her. I wonder what the people around her would've... Continue Reading →
The Call of Christmas Carols
They're here. Christmas music. I'm pretty sure when the clock struck twelve on November twenty-eighth, every other song was erased from the radio stations and replaced with Christmas songs. For the next four weeks it'll be the same songs sung over and over and over, in many different ways. For many that sounds like torture.... Continue Reading →
5 Things I love About Winter
December snuck up on me. I've been busy with some decluttering projects and completely forgot to finish planning my posts for blogmas! Oops. To kick off this lovely last month, I'm going to share a few things that I do love about winter. I've mentioned multiple times before that I prefer summer, and that remains... Continue Reading →
5 Ways to Stay Healthy this Holiday Season.
It seems to me that winter is often plagued with colds and other illnesses that can often take the "holly" out of holiday. Over the years, I have found ways to help support my own immune system so that I can stay healthy all season long. I'm sure you, too, want to stay healthy this... Continue Reading →
Traditions of December
Ah, December. You're finally here.Yesterday I bought my first Eggnog of the season. I didn't think about it when I bought it, but it's the perfect drink to celebrate the first day of December. How will you spend today? By decorating your house or putting up your tree? By taking a sip of a special... Continue Reading →