Posts tagged "Thanksgiving"

Black Friday: Stay Home and be Thankful

Black Friday: Stay Home and be Thankful
I confess I fear Black Friday. As a child, I feared Black Friday the way others feared the dark, strangers and death. Black Friday sounded ominous and lurking, something to feed my overly active childish imagination and nightmares. Black Friday — a day where the sun never rises and darkness suffocates the unicorns. My family stayed in pajamas all day... Read more »

We're Thankful, But Now What? Living a Fruitful Life

We're Thankful, But Now What? Living a Fruitful Life
I have heard a lot about being thankful over the past couple of days, reminding us to be appreciative every day of the year. This concept of continual gratitude is a wonderful way to practice living. But what comes of being gracious and thankful? How about living a fruitful life? One which graces us with... Read more »

Surviving holiday travel...with children

The holidays are upon us, bringing with them the promise of large get-togethers with friends and family.  And unless all of your friends and family live within throwing distance, chances are that gathering also means traveling. If you are the lucky one that gets to hit the highway or the skyway this season to visit... Read more »
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Four weeks to a stress free holiday gathering

November means the start of family gatherings and the holidays.  As the chic housekeeping magazines begin to fill my mailbox and suggest that I start making crepe paper center pieces and piping tiny turkeys onto homemade petit fours, a sense of urgency to hit my local craft store kicks in.  I am a notorious list... Read more »