Best Laid Plans

Here we are, the Friday before Christmas.  I thought that I would have my shopping done and that I would have a bit of rest before we start the Christmas weekend.  I was wrong…again. For years, I was always disappointed with myself that I hadn’t done Advent in the right way.  I chucked that thought…

Middle of December Blues

Every year I hit that point.  It’s when I just don’t feel like I have the energy to last until Christmas. I spent this last week catching up on stuff that fell by the wayside last week.  Steve was gone helping his brother get to his doctor’s appointments.  The girls were down with the stomach…

It was Mother’s Day yesterday.  I am not a mom who cringes when she thinks of Mother’s Day.  I do appreciate a little something-something from my children, but I don’t like going out and waiting for hours to have a meal out.  I would much rather my husband and kids take care of that for…