Nov 25 2019

How I’m Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

Can I take a quick break from the shiny bright lights to talk about something a little dark? Grief during the holidays. It is an unbelievable reality for so many. While I can keep it dormant most parts of the year, it seems to awaken as the leaves change and remains through the start of …

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Nov 22 2019

Let’s Play! Games for Family Fun

I can hardly contain my excitement! I feel like the holidays really begin this weekend. My kids will be out of school, the weather is FINALLY getting a little cooler, and Thursday will be a day full of family time. What better way to gather with our friends and family than over a few games? …

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Nov 20 2019

Giving Back this Season

It’s so easy to get caught up in materialism this time of year. We buy like crazy, hoping to give our family the best Christmas ever; brainstorming how we can top last year. We drive to multiple stores to find that ONE special thing that will likely be forgotten by the New Year. I certainly …

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Nov 15 2019

Calm Those Christmas Crazies

Has your countdown to Christmas begun? When you’re making your list and checking it twice, did you add some time for yourself? I’m definitely in list-mode, so here are five things you can do for yourself to help calm the Christmas crazies. Clean your house. If your home is about to explode with Santa figurines …

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Nov 11 2019

5 smart things to do to save time and money this Christmas (you can do these from your phone!)

Clear space on your calendar. Life is busy enough with sports practice, work schedules and school projects. Now you’re supposed to fit in ice skating, shopping, parties, performances all with Christmas cheer?? So make the time NOW while your calendar is still free. For me, this is Sunday afternoons. My family might be chilling watching …

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