When I was a young child my sister and I would make our Christmas lists on Thanksgiving. It was a family tradition, the lists went home with our Grandparents to be mailed to Santa Claus. We put a lot of thought into those lists. A lot. We were told to make them long to give … Continue reading Raggedy, Monsters, and Stuff.
Thanksgiving came and went. Now we're quickly approaching Christmas. Christmas - what seems to be the biggest holiday of the year. Stores and malls go crazy with holiday sales, decorations are everywhere, there's a mad rush to cram all the traditions into a short period of time, kids come home from college/school, family too, gifts … Continue reading A dose of Christmas Spirit, please.
I've been seeing headlines everywhere about who/what is open on Thanksgiving and what's on sale on Black Friday. I am not a shopper, and as someone who's trying to cut back on stuff, retail shopping goes against every effort to purge stuff from my home and life. However, like most of you, I have people … Continue reading How can I keep the local shops Merry and Bright?