Tag Archive: Christmas

Defending Elf on the Shelf

This year I have noticed a lot of “Elf on the Shelf” bashing on social media sites and feel like my little buddy Elf won’t feel welcomed when he makes his arrival. Some say he is creepy, others mention that the pictures of him in different spots become overwhelming, and then others think that his…

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Christmas Must Haves

Christmas shopping has started and this year, due to funds, we’re cutting back. We’ve found the internet to be a great resource for deals, and have been combing specialty sites picking out gifts for everyone in our lives. There are some pretty awesome gifts to consider so we’ve narrowed it down to our favourites. Belly…

He’s Back!

When I was a kid our tree usually went up two weeks before Christmas. None of this rushing the holiday’s business. But since having our daughter we have a guest who arrives on December 1st and everything has to be perfect for his arrival. Our daughter doesn’t remember snow, the Christmas tree, stockings, Baby Jesus, or…

Multitasking Through 2011

January The beginning of my blogging career. I started because I needed an outlet; a way to connect with other mothers who were struggling with PPD and mental health issues. Little did I know I would meet so many supportive survivors, fighters, and people who care, or that I would come to rely on this…

And then it was over…

We gathered the cookies. Placed the Santa key on the door. And waved goodbye to Elf on the Shelf.   In the morning there were gifts, delicious food, and family. My heart was full. We danced. We sang. And we laughed. We squealed and tickled. Relaxed and snacked. And we poked fun.   We hugged….

Soaking it all In

I’m soaking it all in. The laughter, joy, and excitement. The sounds of paper being discarded from carefully wrapped gifts, squeals of delight from a giddy toddler, and happy tears from parents who’s hearts are full. I’m soaking it all in. Hope you are too.   Related Posts:And then it was over…Christmas Must HavesHe’s Back!

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays my friends! Enjoy every second with your families and your friends. I will be doing the same.     *Photo’s by Tracey Clarke Photography. Related Posts:Hugging StrangersIs it January yet? Christmas Must Haves

Lesson Learned This Holiday Season

Because it’s the week before Christmas you are getting quick posts from me. Also? I am going to see the crazy doctor tomorrow and I’m feeling a little apprehensive. So.. I will leave you with this. The things I learned this holiday season, so far. 1. Do not purchase an inappropriate Christmas gift for someone…

Dear Santa

Dear Santa, I can appreciate that you are generally a man saved for children’s wishes during the holiday season, and I’m certainly not one to shove toddlers out of the way in order to get to you first. Ahem. I see the delight in the children’s eyes on Christmas morning when they discover that you…

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