Tag: Christmas

Christmas: Why love actually makes me smile every year

There are certain holiday films that have become so much a part of my Christmas tradition, that it almost doesn’t seem like a holiday if I don’t watch them.  I know I’m not alone in this feeling; for example, I have some friends who are unwavering observers of their Lord of the Rings marathon.  Although […]

Countdown to Christmas: The Holiday Community

It is in fact one day closer to Christmas.  The fact that I didn’t countdown yesterday, didn’t seem to slow this fact in the least.   Time is marching on.  Speaking of marching (or marching-esque activites) on a walk today I discovered yet more evidence of merriment all around in the community.  Wreaths definitely took […]

Countdown to Christmas: Gingerbread Houses!

I actually don’t remember making a real gingerbread house when I was a kid.  I think I might have crafted something out of marshmallow goo and graham crackers once or twice…but for whatever reason we didn’t get around to making the gingerbread house of actual gingerbread.  Don’t get me wrong, I never felt like my holiday was […]