Each year on the Saturday following Thanksgiving, we throw a party to kick off the season. You can read about the 2018 party here. We make Christmas and Advent wreaths, decorate cookies, drink cocoa, watch Christmas movies, and write letters to Santa. Continue reading “Cookies, Cookies, Cookies”
This year we made Thanksgiving easy. Really easy. Thanksgiving weekend is always busy for our family. Kids come home from college, sometimes with friends in tow. There’s the Turkey Bowl in the morning (a football game my “boys” play in every year), the actual Thanksgiving meal, Black Friday Shopping, the Civil War football game, and our Annual Wreath Party/Open House. I love every bit of it. Every single bit. But it is a lot of work. And sometimes I have to remind myself how much I love it when I’m up to my eyeballs in my to-do list. So I decided to do it different this year. And make it easier.