Holiday Fun Archive

10 Gift Ideas for the Writer in Your Life

Tis the season to give and receive, right? I walked past this delightful book in the party supply section of Target the other day. 642 Things to Write About. Of course I had to pick it up and give it a quick perusal. What do you know, it inspired today’s gift-giving themed blog post. I guess there’s
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The Home Stretch: 5 Ways To Survive The Last 36 Hours Before 12.25

Well, the weather outside is frightful … our attitudes are far from delightful …andyoucan’tpaymeenoughmoneytotakethreeboysanywheretoday … okay, that last part didn’t rhyme. Forgive me. My brain is numb from mediating petty disagreements and listening to that annoying music that accompanies a certain game involving flying birds and bright green pigs. We did manage to get out
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Tuesdays Unwrapped: Nativity Freestyle

I’ve always wanted a ‘real’ nativity set. Ornate, fancy, simple or understated. I’m not even sure it matters. I just want one. Because “good” housewives have a complete nativity set as the centerpiece of their Advent celebration. Right? Wrong. This season is supposed to be about joy. Anticipation. Gifts that celebrate the ultimate Giver. I
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Let Your Good Enough Be Splendid This Year

Vintage Label compliments of the graphics fairy It’s Cyber Monday and the second day of Advent. The boys are wondering where their Lego Advent calendars are. Apparently we, meaning me, was supposed to acquire those. Our tree is in the stand but looks stark naked and pathetic. I don’t feel like venturing into the attic
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Memory-Makin’ on A Monday

While I fully acknowledge that this weekend has little to do with how we spend our time and more to do with expressing gratitude for those who gave the ultimate sacrifice, I must say that little boys have a lot of energy and their threshold for patriotism and moments of silence is…how shall we say?
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We Hunted. We Conquered. We Froze Our Tushies Off.

Our weekend adventures included an Easter egg hunt and festival at our church.  We haven’t felt this cold at an Easter egg hunt in years. The good news is, people were not deterred by the crummy weather and turned out in record numbers. All the boys loved the magic baseball game. I was grateful there was something
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