The thing itself

The thing itself

Bad weeks:  We’ve all had them. I got to have one last week. The particulars don’t really matter. Some were kind of big, but most were small. It was the cumulative effect, the snowballing nature of the week that, by Friday, had flattened me. All I wanted was a day at home. On Thursday I(…)

Gingerpalooza! A step-by-step guide for making memories

We know it’s a bit late for a how-to on throwing a holiday party… ..seeing as Christmas is only 5 days away!  But we wanted to get this down while it’s still fresh in our minds (and share photos for those who wanted some).  We figure we’ll pull this one out again in early December(…)

Gingerbread and nerf guns and spaghetti, oh my!

A few weeks back I had a little holiday rant of sorts.  Truth is, this time of year is hard for me, filled as it is with ghosts of Christmases past. I grew up in a big tangled web of family, and holidays were busy, noisy, and fun.  It’s not like that so much now.