Category Archives: christmas

Holiday Gatherings are Gaily Wrapped Gifts

Lovely holiday luncheon yesterday.  Dear Lady put on a sit-down holiday luncheon for about 20 women in our community.  If  it had been 1950, the luncheon might have looked like women wearing shirt-dresses with petticoats to make them flounce, hats … Continue reading

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Gifts in a Jar – Collections

Straight from your kitchen; it’s become a holiday tradition now – the growing collections of ‘gifts in a jar’.  They are all over the internet, blogs and websites.  Thought I’d make a post, open a category and collect links to … Continue reading

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Sustainable Christmas? The year of ‘No Consumer Shopping’ gifts

I’ve issued what I think is a fun challenge to the families that make up some of our family tree. This year, with the economic issues, downright crisis in some instances, and with sustainable living – green – recycle – … Continue reading

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Christmas when the family grows and is gone.

he holidays are coming! The holidays are coming! I like to enjoy the celebration part of the holidays, keeping the holiday cheer, without overdoing it and turning it into holiday stress. And since it is a long holiday season, somewhere … Continue reading

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Weekend before Christmas

Weekend, and we went up north, to see Karl’s gallery art showing. Stayed overnight with Mom n Charlie. Got there in time to watch PBS Now, Bill Moyer’s last broadcast. He is retiring and this was his last show. He … Continue reading

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Holiday Season, got to get some stuff done…

So, here it is the holiday season and I don’t have a thing done yet. It’s been heavy, pouring rain for several days now, no snow here. And Ash has snow, and Rans has snow. Chris does not have holiday … Continue reading

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