A few days ago while walking through the isles of one of the big craft stores, I felt completely overwhelmed. I was simultaneously surrounded by three holidays. They seemed to be competing with each other for my attention and my dollars.

Around My Table

I understand that retailers want to get a jump on things; they are in business to sell. This “get em while the getting is good” strategy often makes me long for the good old days of retail. more →

Santa and Joy

Christmas Past and Present – It’s been a busy month with all the holiday events, getting the gifts ready, baking, cooking and planning.  It can be hard to slow down and enjoy all we have. more →

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