Christmas 2017 and the aftermath

The wind sounds like it’s on a mission to liberate our roof (and possibly relocate us to Oz) and it’s about 14 degrees Fahrenheit out there. I’ve just sat down with my very ill child after dealing with the projectile vomit, which covered an impressive area of living room. She is sleeping now, poor kid. […]

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Our Christmas 2016

Hi guys! I hope you’ve all had a wonderful holiday. Ours was definitely worth the wait! Evie was absolutely ecstatic on Christmas morning when she found Santa had been here! I was pretty proud of Nick’s and my handiwork the night before. We make reasonably good elves! Evie was most thrilled with all of the […]

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Blogmas Day 22: TBT Christmas (not-too-distant) Past

Hello guys! Can you believe it’s the 22nd already? Thanks to the new “Memories” feature in the iCloud Photostream, my mobile has been bombarding me with Christmassy nostalgia all week. Here are a few from around Christmas 2012. Evie was 2 that Christmas and we went a bit overboard with the presents as it was the […]

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Blogmas Day 20: Whilst Waiting For Christmas

Hello guys! For the first year in many, I can say with confidence (and amazement) that I am ahead of the Christmas game. My shopping is done, gifts (mostly) wrapped and under the tree. If I didn’t have my work to keep me busy, the wait would be excruciating about now! Waiting to give a gift […]

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Blogmas Day 12: Holiday Candles

Hello guys and welcome to the 12th day of Blogmas! As you might have guessed from past posts, I’m a little bit of a scented candle enthusiast. 🙂 Since about mid-November, I’ve been burning holiday candles, pretty much non-stop. I purchase most of my candles from Bath & Body Works because they generally get scents right, their […]

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Blogmas Day 10: Riding the Polar Express

Hello, and welcome to the 10th day of Blogmas! Today was really special as Evie and I got to spend time with some wonderful friends and take a ride on the Polar Express! A railroad museum, not too far away, hosts this event every winter. This year was our first time experiencing it. Although she was somewhat […]

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Blogmas Day 8: TBT-Happy Birthday Mom!

Hello everyone! Not only is it the 8th day of Blogmas, but today is my mom’s birthday! I thought I’d post some gems here from Christmas past to honor the occasion. Fortunately, my mom was kind enough to lend me a few old family albums last weekend when she came to visit (I hope you don’t regret […]

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