Blog-mas #8

Blog-mas #8

Let's talk about the tradition that failed. Many years ago, 16 years and 3 mos to be exact (I guessed the months, so it isn't quite exact lol), my mother decided to have us do a family portrait. I was 15 and my younger brother was 6mos. I think I actually did that math right. [...]

Blog-mas #7

Blog-mas #7

Holiday blues. Joy and kindness isn't always the feelings that cloud our worlds during this month. Some days aren't so easy. Whether it be that you are away from family, you don't have a significant other and wish you did, you've experienced the loss of a loved one or pet, or this time of year [...]

Blog-mas #6

Blog-mas #6

What I'm going to miss this year: to be fair, I missed this last year as well. Last year I wasn't able to travel home for the holidays for the first time. I would have never guessed that I wouldn't be able to this year either. I'm not one who feels comfortable traveling by plane [...]

Blog-mas #5

Blog-mas #5

Gift giving gets harder and harder each year. At first it's cute, it's fun because either children are small or it's your first time getting things for your significant other. Then all of a sudden the children are grown and you're 4-5 years in your relationship and you either can't think of something they don't [...]

Blog-mas #3

Blog-mas #3

Tree decorating is an event. The excitement and fun of it all is only obtained by how open you are to having fun with it. Be over the top and be goofy. Embrace the ridiculousness and enjoy it for what it is. As you can tell, I am all about the holidays (if you've read [...]

Blog-mas #2

Blog-mas #2

Photo by Lisa Fotios on Pexels.com One of my most fondest memories over the holidays is the Christmas Eve ride we would go on as a family. Not just my siblings and mother, but my extended family as well. My late Uncle would rent a large van (it fit 15 but we challenged its capacity [...]

Blog-mas: #1

Blog-mas: #1

Blog-mas, I'm sure it's not original. To be honest, I wasn't willing to look it up to know. This has been on my mind the past couple days and this is me deciding to do it. Each day I want to write about the season. Everyone who knows me personally is aware of my love [...]