• Christmas menu planning 2016

    My Christmas menu is pretty much a blank right now. Blame it on the weather, what else? It’s very sunny but it’s also f-f-reezing, if that even makes any sense. Step outside and you’ll feel Nature’s air-conditioning…

  • A simple Christmas

    We’re hibernating. Yup, huge home-loving types that we are (not!). Why else would we not be spending a quiet day at home during Christmas time? Well, the real reason is that we’ve done more than our fair…

  • Snowmen

    The only snowmen we know are those that live in the mall. Here are the guys having some fun in the ‘snow’? Looks more like rain to me. Then again, what do I know?  

  • Poinsettas

    For some strange reason, I love poinsettas. Must be because they’re red (what’s not to love?), bright and cheery, and a sure sign that Christmas is here (well, sooner than you can say poinsettas)! Just a quick…

  • Happy December!

    December is here. It’s my favorite month of the year. I love the frenzy of activity. I love that the malls are decked out in Christmas decor with the same old carols playing endlessly. No matter how…

  • cute surprises on Boxing Day

    Technically we don’t celebrate Christmas. No Christmas tree in our living room and obviously no gift-wrapped boxes to trip over, though I do occasionally scare the neighbors with my rendition of a Christmas carol or two. But…

  • smile, it’s Christmas! Happy Holidays!

    Raine and I were off to the gym first thing. Us slackers haven’t been anywhere near that gym for a whole week now, citing various excuses not to get up early after our mostly late, late nights.…