holidays

christmas 2015

christmas 2015

Christmas this year was perhaps my most favorite ever.  It was busy and crazy, but it was also slow and sweet at times.  People loved their gifts, which is always such a joy.  Evelyn loved her gifts, which was especially fun.  While she didn’t get the present thing completely, she did have fun seeing what … more

peanut butter balls {updated}

peanut butter balls {updated}

A friend asked me a few weeks ago what kind of Christmas traditions we’re going to have with Evelyn, and to be honest, I hadn’t particularly thought about it much.  Not because we don’t plan on having traditions with her, but because the Christmas traditions of my childhood seem such second nature that we automatically … more

holiday gift list 2015

holiday gift list 2015

I don’t for a second think that I can give you a be-all end-all gift guide for Christmas (I can’t).  But I had fun putting together a list of just a few things that I think make great gifts and might help you with that person your stumped by.  Every single one of these items … more

preparing for the holiday busy-ness

preparing for the holiday busy-ness

{Look, I know it’s not even Halloween yet…but the busy weeks ahead as we finish out the year have been on my mind majorly this week.  So just bear with me.  When things are looking busy, I think it’s never too soon to start preparing for it.} This season is filling up quickly.  Just last … more