You Can’t Return This Gift!

I grumbled to my husband as I lamented how I hate to buy Christmas gifts. There are many love languages and gift giving is not mine. I try to do my best but often I miss the mark. I stick to a budget but often the budget is thrown out the window and then I…
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A Shopping We Will Go

I am reminded this time of year how much I dislike shopping. I feel the sense of urgency with the shoppers and I get a little panicky even though I am relaxed. My husband and I made the mistake of pulling into the Target parking lot on busy holiday shopping weekend to buy a bottle…
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Have Yourself A Minimalist Merry Christmas

Before you head out shopping for gifts for the holidays, I want you to reflect on what you purchased last year. Can you even remember? And then I want you to randomly contact a few of the gift recipients and see if they remember what you gave them. Promise me that you will not have…
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I Am Making My List And Checking It Twice

Only a few more nights sleep left and believe me I am counting down the days. I am a little excited for this time of year. I am excited for one thing, my boys from college are coming home! The days are rare with all five of use spending quality time together. My heart beats a little different…
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Let There Be Peace On Earth And Let It Begin With Me

This week I have been surrounded by really sad things happening to the people I love and care for. This season is hard for so many as we see the visions of what a Christmas celebration is suppose to look like in the media. The family gathered around the tree as cars laden down with…
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