The Problem When You’re Missing An Important Ingredient

My husband and I started a new tradition during these months of pandemic — Pancake Saturday.  I don’t remember exactly when we started it, probably in May.  I’m sure we were growing weary of the lockdown and wanted to do something different.  The following Saturday, I made pancakes again.  After the third Saturday morning, we … More The Problem When You’re Missing An Important Ingredient

The Most Meaningful Lines From My Favorite Christmas Carols

I love Christmas music. As soon as the radio stations start playing Christmas music, I’m listening. I’ve really enjoyed it this year because it felt like they started a little bit early. That’s ok, we needed it this year. I guess I’m a traditionalist because I love the old standards the best, especially the sacred … More The Most Meaningful Lines From My Favorite Christmas Carols

Why I’m Decorating A Christmas Tree This Unusual Year

It’s done. Three days after Thanksgiving and my Christmas tree is up.  In this very unusual year, it feels good to have some sense of normalcy. Tree Or No Tree There is a wide range of feelings on decorating for Christmas this year.  Some people have had their Christmas trees up for a few weeks … More Why I’m Decorating A Christmas Tree This Unusual Year