Category Archives: Holidays

Day Seven of Forcing Forsythia and Happy Easter 2018!

This is day seven of forsythia forcing and the deed is done. The forsythia is blooming. It is beautiful. I hear the forced air heat rushing through the ducts as despite the sunny beauty outside, it is cold. That is … Continue reading

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The day after Christmas

I got up with the idea that I wanted to hold myself back from doing tasks. I certainly have a whole list of them to do and I cannot hold myself back from making lists. Fortunately or unfortunately, we had … Continue reading

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Day after Christmas, birthday thoughts

Mary Kay asked me to sum up Christmas with one word. I answered relatively quickly with the word, ‘chaos.’ Her response to me was that my one word thought for the day was negative. I disagree. I think I have … Continue reading

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The calm before the Christmas chaos!

No longer do we experience a Christmas morning where we have to keep the kids in bed and are forced to get up super early since the kids are so excited that they can wait no longer. We got up … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 2017

Sunday, Christmas Eve started out slowly and revved up quickly before going to our Christmas Eve celebration at the home of the parents of one of our daughters-in-law. After breakfast, I made the final batch of cookies I had on … Continue reading

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