Me, Mommy

A Love-Wrapped Christmas

It's December and I went to my favorite hobby store to pick up something totally unrelated to Christmas. Is that even legal? I'll have to check. That store, I promise you, has magical powers. It has the ability to switch my mind to autopilot, then it takes over the controls. Meanwhile, I'm helplessly navigated against… Continue reading A Love-Wrapped Christmas

Me

28 Love Letters

I check the mailbox daily. While it's usually advertisements or bills, around birthdays or holidays it's fun to get a card or unexpected little treat. My in-laws are amazing about thinking of my kids and sending them little surprises. I love to see the joy on their faces when there's a card or package just… Continue reading 28 Love Letters

Me, Mommy

Why There’s Not an Elf on My Shelf

Are you sitting down? This confession is pretty big: We don't have a Christmas elf that visits our house. Go ahead, call me a Grinch, a Scrooge, a party pooper. Get it over with, I'll wait. Are you done? Ok, good. I'll explain my reasons now. First, I know there are moms on both sides… Continue reading Why There’s Not an Elf on My Shelf