I know that Thanksgiving as a holiday can be a bit controversial. Whatever your view on this holiday, or if it's even a national holiday in your country or not, I want you to look past the holiday on the calendar and view it as a heart evaluation. Thanksgiving isn't just a holiday on the... Continue Reading →
End of the Year Goals
Can you believe it is already November? Not only that, we're like almost halfway through November. Just in case you're like me, I won't tell you how many weeks it is until Christmas. That being said, the end of the 2022 will be here before we blink, or so it seems. The good news is... Continue Reading →
Bringing the Holiday Spirit into the New Year.
I think it's safe to say that, by now, all the Christmas presents are opened, the New Years parties are wrapped up in trash bags, and stores are starting to look a little pink. In a culture that is constantly moving forward and craving more, we are already looking on to the next thing. Before... 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 →
A Post from December Past.
With today being the last day of the year, I thought a post from last December would be appropriate. Though this is the end of this year's holiday season, that doesn't mean we have to let go of that holiday focus. As we enter a new year, we should remember to follow the signs that... Continue Reading →
Celebrating and Some Hope.
I can't believe it's the last Tuesday of the year! It honestly seems so crazy that this year is literally days away from being over. "Another year gone...What a year it has been!" This year seemed longer than most, for mostly the wrong reasons, yet here we are at the end of it. Despite the... Continue Reading →
Looking at the Christmas Journey: The Birth of Jesus.
"In those days it occurred that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole Roman empire should be registered. This was the first enrollment, and it was made when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all the people were going to be registered, each to his own city or town. And Joseph also... Continue Reading →
Revealing Santa Claus.
Merry Christmas Eve eve, everyone! How are you doing on your Christmas shopping? Are you rushing for last minute gifts or are all the presents wrapped and under the tree? We finished our shopping weeks ago, but it wasn't until Monday that I stopped procrastinating and finished wrapping up a few little presents to be... Continue Reading →
My Favorite Christmas Books.
Hello, everyone! It's only three days until Christmas and you know what that means. Time to pull out those books to read kids to sleep. As a bibliophile, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to share with you a few of my favorite Christmas reads. *How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss I love... Continue Reading →
Christmas Morning Breakfast
Good morning, everyone! Welcome to Day Nine of my 12 Days of Blogmas. Since it's the last Monday before Christmas (can you believe it?) I thought a fitting way to kick off this week is to talk about Christmas Morning Breakfast. I was all set to focus on one family tradition when I realized that... Continue Reading →