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Tag Archives: Christmas
T’was Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas—A Month Ago!
Our Holiday Calendar has gone askew. Some time before Halloween, we took a trip to Costco and the Christmas Decorations were in full force. Nothing like seeing THIS before Halloween! The “Holiday” décor was of better consumer placement than the … Continue reading
Posted in Holiday Season, Phoenixville Tagged Christmas, Holiday Season, PA, Phoenixville 26 Comments
The Christmas Chronicles Part II—Letting Go
Hey All! Happy New Year! I meant to publish this post on Saturday, but I’ve been having MAJOR issues with this laptop and my iPhone. So–without further ado (let’s hope).. Even though Christmas was, technically, last year, I hope everyone … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Christmas, Empty Nesters, Holidays, Lifestyle 24 Comments
The Christmas Decorations Have Been Put Away—But I’ve Got Gifts That Will Keep On Giving!
When I was a child, my mother never took the Christmas decorations down before The Epiphany, or Little Christmas, or Three Kings Day, in remembrance of the three kings who visited Baby Jesus on Christmas. That first Sunday of January … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Christmas, Holiday Decorations, Wigs 34 Comments
Dysfunctional Mom’s Christmas Saga. Part Three. Christmas Eve Fun and A Christmas None of Us Will Ever Forget.
Saturday night’s dinner was beyond anything that Bonaparte and I could have expected. It was the greatest way to bring the two immediate families together. And Sunday, Christmas Eve, was very chill and subdued. Dinner was to be a Greek … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Christmas, Dysfunctional family, Dysfunctional family holidays. 29 Comments
The Busiest Day of The Year…
Ok. It isn’t Christmas, nor is it the Eve of Christmas. The busiest day of the year is when the family comes to gather. Like today! Hi All! I have no time to hang in this snow globe. I gotta … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Christmas, Family, Holiday Preparations 14 Comments
During the Holidays, Preparation is Key. How I’ve Done It.
It’s hard for me to wrap my head around the fact that Christmas Day is a week away. I started decorating the house just before Thanksgiving. We bought our tree a little over a week ago. The major cleaning of … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged baking, Christmas, Holiday Preparations 34 Comments
Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails? Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice? I’m All That!
Remember that nursery rhyme–about little boys and little girls? If you don’t then you are too young! Move over Chuck! I’m made of that too! So then, if little boys are made of frogs and snails and puppy dog tails. … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Christmas, French baking, French Cooking 33 Comments
My Ghosts of Christmas Past
Well, I decorated the tree on Friday. It wasn’t an easy feat because half the lights we had for the tree were no longer working so I ended up having to get out of my pajamas, getting dressed and driving … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Christmas, Christmas Tree, Memories 26 Comments
The Christmas Tree Saga—2017 Edition
Be that as it may, as much as I try to plan ahead for a stress-free Holiday Season, stress always raises its ugly little head when we go to get the tree. Every year, something happens. Trees fall down in … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Christmas, Christmas Tree, Holiday Stress 23 Comments