Xmas Countdown – 240 Days

I know people who gleefully countdown until the next holiday season, stocking up on new decorations right after the last holiday, and starting to buy gifts in July. I am not one of those people. Okay, I will admit I’ll take advantage of a sale here and there, but I really prefer not to live… Continue reading Xmas Countdown – 240 Days

It’s already Christmas on the other side of the world…

What is the state of readiness here in my little piece of California? The gifts are all wrapped (except the ones that got lost in the closet) and the cards nearly written…the pie crust waits for filling, and the gingerbread house is still in pieces…it will all get done, but I just wanted to take… Continue reading It’s already Christmas on the other side of the world…