Fast Four

It’s hard to believe Christmas is only days away! Where does the year go? Here a few things I’m enjoying/admiring these days. Maroon 5 is hands down my favorite band and while my attention is inevitably focused on Adam Levine, I heard PJ Morton had a Christmas album on NPR and will be playing it … More Fast Four

My Favorite Things

Last year I posted what I wanted for Christmas. This year I’ll post about what I love and would recommend to others. I’ve discovered many new things in 2013 but here are the top items. Pete’s Chocolate: I try to patron local business when I can and this Detroit chocolatier is a definite winner. Currently a … More My Favorite Things

Christmas Cookies

It’s officially winter in Michigan.  Our first snowstorm of the season.  I think it’s the earliest we’ve had in a while.  The roads are awful!  If I wasn’t use to snow I’d be freaked out.  No salt and no plows!  Amazingly, I saw no accidents to or from Cara’s house.  A true miracle because it’s … More Christmas Cookies

Tis the Season

I had a Dickens-esque Christmas holiday. Part I: Christmas Present and Future. It’s looking good.  There are tons of cuties for me to play with.  Delicious food.  Lots of love and fun. Me with my soon to be God-daughter Kensley and my little girl Erin who I’d steal in a heartbeat. Erin is the most … More Tis the Season

As Seen On Pinterest

Friday I tried my first Pinterest inspired arts and crafts project.  I’m giving it to B for Christmas.  She’ll take the Michigan mug with her and I’ll keep the Oregon mug. It’s a really easy project to to try and pretty affordable too. 2 Mugs (Target $3.50 each) Permanent marker ($4) Scissors Tape Printed image … More As Seen On Pinterest

Christmas Surprise

From our relationship Danny has picked up many of my habits.  One such habit is giving gifts before the designated date.  I’ve improved in this area but he’s getting worse. lol Last night he gave me a Tiffany blue box and inside was a pair of glass mittens ornament for our tree.  He wanted to … More Christmas Surprise