Tidying Up Christmas

Long post warning… Ok, so Christmas really should have been done as part of the sentimental category. After all, I LOVE Christmas and many of the items we pull out each year have been handed down or gifted to us with love. But it’s January and when Christmas gets packed up around here, it doesn’t come back out until late November. Since we are just … Continue reading Tidying Up Christmas

My January Bucket List

Something we started doing with the ‘Ber months last year (September, October, November, December)was created bucket lists for each month. It’s so easy to hustle through the season and realize only in January that you forgot to make time for some of your favorite activities or traditions. We are also in the season of our life as a family of four, with two littles, to … Continue reading My January Bucket List

When You Love What You Have…

It’s the Monday Wednesday* after the Thanksgiving holiday and this blustery Winter wind has be feeling all the things. For those of us who have been secretly celebrating Christmas since sometime in September, now is that time when everyone else joins in the fun. I peeped that gigantic Christmas tree in Turkey Creek on our way back into town Sunday. *I started it on Monday … Continue reading When You Love What You Have…

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Sense and Simplicity

I’ve been thinking a lot about simplicity lately. Lusting more than thinking really. Think pioneer, bare-bones furnishings and pulling back on expectations for me, my family, and my home. I know I’ve been posting a lot about Marie Kondo and her methods but it goes beyond that and it started long before I read her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. It’s no surprise that … Continue reading Sense and Simplicity

PBS, Daniel Tiger, and Economic Accessibility

  I want to start this post with a few thoughts about PBS. The Public Broadcasting Service is older than me. A lot older than me. It’s always been there as far as I’m concerned. Growing up, we only had 3-4 channels depending on the weather. PBS was the only channel that produced children’s programming during the day. Sesame Street. Reading Rainbow. The Inside Story … Continue reading PBS, Daniel Tiger, and Economic Accessibility