“Traditions”

3 12, 2012

“Just Making Sure” . . . Why Christmas Cards Matter

By | 2012-12-03T05:00:29-08:00 December 3rd, 2012|General, Inspiration|32 Comments

"Just Making Sure" . . . Why Christmas Cards Matter   There was a greeting card some years ago, which showed Winnie the Pooh and Piglet walking together holding hands. "I just wanted to be sure of you.” With the holidays right around the corner, for some, like me, it means creating the Annual Letter. Many love to get them; others refuse to read one because it seems “mass-produced”.  My niece, Sharon  is unbelievably creative.  She is the queen of finding unusual themes or a new way to tell the current year’s sequel to their story with a twist.  She [...]

31 10, 2012

Halloween at Home: How to Have a Memorable Halloween!

By | 2012-10-31T05:00:12-07:00 October 31st, 2012|Community, General|24 Comments

Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday. There's no pressure to have the perfect turkey to serve or anxiety over having presents for everyone. It's pretty simple, candy, pumpkins, costumes & friends (plus a little spookiness, you have to have at least one spooky moment!). My brother & I dressed up as Scully & Mulder from The X-Files. We had the BEST costumes! Thanks Mom! I remember only trick-or-treating one time in an actual neighborhood, I enjoyed it but strangers made me uneasy and being a shy child I had a difficult time walking up to the strange & [...]